If your life could use a little more luck and good fortune, the Canadian Five Blessings Silver Coin might be the one piece of 1 oz silver you should be on the lookout for in the market. Featuring traditional Chinese symbols of blessings, these coins are a must-have item for investors or collectors. Right now, the 2016 1 oz Canadian Five Blessings Silver Coin is available to purchase from JM Bullion.
- Arrives sealed in plastic individually, in sealed sheets of 10 coins, or in a strapped Monster Box of 200 coins.
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of $5 (CAD) backed by the federal government of Canada.
- Feature the Five Blessings design on the reverse.
- Queen Elizabeth IIs effigy on the obverse.
Each of the 2016 1 oz Canadian Five Blessings Silver Coins in this product listing are in BU condition. Coins in this condition exhibit no signs of wear and tear, though you may notice minor flaws ranging from breaks in the luster and spotted surfaces to contact marks from the coining process.
In Chinese culture, it is common for individuals to pass blessings along to one another in the form of coins, medals, tokens, or other methods of well wishing. In giving a coin with the Five Blessings design to another, one is expresses to the recipient a desire for them to enjoy future happiness.
On the reverse face of the coin youll find the image of five animals, each one indicative of a different blessing. The bat, deer, magpie, and two cranes symbolize, in order, happiness, success in your career, long life, and joy. Engravings of the coins metal content, purity, and weight slice through the center of the design in a crescent shape.
The obverse side of each of the 2016 1 oz Canadian Five Blessings Silver Coins features the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is on the obverse of all Canadian coinage and has been since 1952 when she ascended to the throne of the United Kingdom. This particular depiction was created in 2003 by Canadian artist Susanna Blunt.
The Royal Canadian Mint is the official sovereign mint of Canada. Originally founded in Ottawa in 1908, it operated that one facility alone until the 1980s when a second one opened in Winnipeg to help boost production capacity.
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