Today, the Chinese Gold Panda is one of the world’s most popular gold bullion coins. It ranks among the best performers in the world, attracting attention on a similar scale as the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf and the variety of gold bullion coins from the Perth Mint. Right now, the 2016 1 Kilo Proof Chinese Gold Panda Coin is available from JM Bullion. This coin offers a proof finish, and is extremely rare worldwide, and especially so in the USA market.
- 35th annual release of a Chinese Gold Panda coin!
- Arrives in brand new condition, sealed in plastic inside of presentation packaging.
- Contains 1 Kilo (32.151 ozt) of .999 pure gold.
- Bears a face value of ¥10,000 (Yuan) backed by the government of China.
- Features the latest Panda design on the obverse. Temple of Heaven on the reverse.
- Struck in brilliant proof. Includes mint Certificate of Authenticity.
Chinese Gold Panda coins were the third-ever gold bullion coins released to the global market. The South African Krugerrand dominated the precious metals industry for decades before a Western embargo and the introduction of the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf.
Unveiled in 1980, and available continuously since 1982, the Chinese Gold Panda is a bullion and proof product backed by the People’s Republic of China. Its most telling characteristic is the ever-changing design of its panda imagery on the obverse.
These 2016 1 Kilo Proof Chinese Gold Panda Coins represent a significant shift in production of the popular coins. The People’s Bank of China and the Chinese Mint have shifted from using Troy ounce weights on the panda coins to metric Gram weights instead, bringing the coins in line with the nation’s metric system.
On the obverse of the coin is the image of a panda crawling along the trunk of a fallen tree, clutching tightly to the tree. Engravings include the Chinese symbol for Panda, along wtih the coin’s weight, purity, and metal content
The reverse features the Temple of Heaven, which has consistently appeared on the reverse of Chinese Panda coins since their original introduction. This side bears inscriptions of “People’s Republic of China” and the year of issue.
Each of these 2016 1 Kilo Proof Chinese Gold Panda coins arrives to you inside a protective case to ensure the proof coin’s stellar condition. All coins are a product of Chinese Mint, though a lack of mint marks makes it difficult to determine which facility struck the coins.
Please direct your questions to a JM Bullion associate at 800-276-6508, connect with us online using our live chat, or send us an email.