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LUCKY CAT ‘maneki-neko’ 1 oz Silver Proof Coin Tuvalu 2018

LUCKY CAT ‘maneki-neko’ 1 oz Silver Proof Coin Tuvalu 2018

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Known as the ‘maneki-neko’ in Japan, the ‘lucky cat’ or the ‘beckoning cat’ is a talisman believed to bring good luck to its owner. The cat will generally have its left or right paw raised with its palm facing down. A lucky cat statue or figurine with its left paw raised, is meant to attract visitors, motioning them to come inside a person’s home or business. When the right paw is raised it is said to invite wealth and good fortune. A cat with both paws raised is said to be inviting protection of the owner’s residence or place of work.

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Struck by The Perth Mint from 1 oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality, the coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu. The Perth Mint will release no more than 3,000 of the Lucky Cat 2018 1oz Silver Proof Coin. The coin's reverse depicts a white lucky cat with its right paw raised for wealth and good fortune. The design includes the Chinese characters for “ushering in wealth and prosperity”, and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date, and the monetary denomination are depicted on the coin’s obverse..

The coin is delivered in an amazing presentation case featuring a figurine of a lucky cat waving its left paw. The case sits within a themed box and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Country

Tuvalu

Year

2018

Face value

1 Dollars

Metal

Silver .9999

Weight (g)

1 oz (31.1 g)

Size (mm)

47.60 x 27.60

Quality

Proof

Certificate COA

Yes

Package type 

Box

Mintage (pcs)

3000

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