Celebrating the Year of the Horse and the ideal of good fortune, this stunning 1oz silver proof two-coin set is released to encourage wealth and wisdom.
Each coin is a prestigious and exceptionally limited offering from The Perth Mint.
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, both of these coins are struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
In Chinese culture, people born in the Year of the Horse - 1918, 1930 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002 and 2014 - are regarded hardworking, sociable, optimistic and energetic.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,500 of these 2014 Lunar Good Fortune Two-Coin Sets.
The wealth coin’s reverse depicts a horse wearing a ceremonial saddle, as it rears up on its hind legs against a money tree heavy with gold coins to signify a strong growing wealth. The design is encircled by a horse shoe symbolising luck, and includes the inscriptions WEALTH, 2014 YEAR OF THE HORSE and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
The wisdom coin’s reverse depicts a painting of a horse, with the Chinese symbol for ‘horse’ and characters describing the Year of the Horse, accompanied by a traditional ink stone and brushes, signifying patience and wisdom. The design is encircled by a horse shoe symbolising luck, and includes the inscriptions WISDOM, 2014 YEAR OF THE HORSE and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination and the 2014 year-date are shown on each coin’s obverse.
This stunning two-coin set is housed in a classic Perth Mint grey display case with a colourful shipper and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
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