MIRROR PIGS – MASSIVE 65mm 1oz SILVER PROOF COIN
We are delighted to present this amazing Tokelau’s ‘Mirror Pigs’ coin in celebration of the Year of the Pig. This is the fourth in Tokelau’s 65mm ‘Mirror’ Lunar series which commenced with the Year of the Monkey in 2016 and was followed by the Year of the Rooster in 2017 and the Year of the Dog in 2018.
The following coins are already issued in this series:4
Year of the Pig
The Year of the Pig will run from 5 February 2019 to 24 January 2020. In Chinese element theory, each zodiac sign is associated with one of the five elements: metal, wood, water, fire and earth and each element appears in a 60 year cycle. 2019 represents the year of the Earth Pig whose particular characteristics include being a good socializer and excellent at maintaining interpersonal relationships. In general, pig personalities are said to be warm-hearted, good tempered, loyal, honest and gentle.
This astounding 65mm 1oz pure silver coin features a classic image of a curly-tailed pig with a cob of corn in its mouth on top of a mirror image of itself, providing an excellent example of the Minter’s art. The coin is created in proof condition, with the Pig on one side sculpted proof with a highly polished proof table, the other side with a frosted table and polished Pig.Minted by the Mint of Norway, with a tiny mintage, this Tokelau coin is definitely one to add to any lunar coin collection.
|Denomination||5 Dollar NZD|
|Quality||Proof with Mirror reflection|
|Weight (g)||1 oz|
|Presentation case (box)||Yes|
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