Another of the unique entries in the 2022 Chinese Lunar Year of the Tiger release is the fan-shaped coin. The People’s Bank of China and the Chinese Mint not only issue silver and gold coins for sale in its Lunar Year of the Tiger Series, but also issue the coins with four different types of blanks in varying weights. In the gold series, the fan-shaped coin is available in the 10 Gram weight. Now, 2022 10 Gram Chinese Gold Lunar Year of the Tiger Fan Coins are available to you for purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Coins arrive inside of presentation displays with a Certificate of Authenticity included!
- Available in the Year of the Tiger!
- Limited mintage of only 10,000 coins!
- Contains 10 Grams (.3215 Troy oz) of .999 pure gold.
- Issued a face value of 150 Yuan by the People’s Republic of China.
- National emblem of China on the obverse.
- Depiction of a stylized tiger on the reverse.
2022 is the Year of the Tiger on the Zodiac, the third in the 12-year cycle of the calendar. The tiger was assigned the third year in the series based on its arrival to the meeting of all the world’s animal with the Jade Emperor.
While the tiger appears once every 12 years, it is not always the same tiger that appears in the Zodiac. Each of the 12 animals in the Zodiac has five different versions that align with Earthly elements. These include wood, fire, Earth, gold, and water. In 2022, it is the first appearance of the Water Tiger since 1962.
For the obverse design of 2022 10 Gram Chinese Gold Lunar Year of the Tiger Fan Coins is a depiction of the national emblem of the People’s Republic of China. This emblem was adopted following the 1949 establishment of the modern state. The design features the five stars from the Chinese flag with an image of Tiananmen Gate, the entrance to the Forbidden City.
In the reverse design of the 2022 Chinese Gold Lunar Year of the Tiger Fan Coin, you will find a stylized image of the tiger. This artistic rendering of the tiger offers a traditional vision of the tiger in Chinese art. It is distinguishable with its stripes, sharp teeth, and whiskers.
These 2022 10 Gram Chinese Gold Lunar Year of the Tiger Fan Coins arrive with individual packaging. The coins are housed in presentation displays that include a Certificate of Authenticity. These particular coins feature designs struck on fan-shaped blanks, a unique option in the Chinese Lunar Series.
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