Year of the Pig 2019 UK 5-Ounce Gold Coin | The Royal Mint


Lunar Year of the Pig 2019 UK Five-Ounce Gold Proof Coin

Limited Edition 38

  • A limited release of just 38 coins
  • The second-largest coin released in the Year of the Pig range
  • A beautiful addition to any coin collection
  • The perfect wedding gift to wish a life filled with happiness
Price: £9,995.00
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  • Product code: UKP19G5
  • Limited Edition 38

The Shēngxiào Collection Continues with the Lunar Year of the Pig

Were you born in the Year of the Pig?

1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019

People born in the Year of the Pig tend to be gentle, selfless and loyal as well as diligent, compassionate and generous.

The pig is the last sign of the Chinese zodiac, signalling the end of the cycle which starts anew in 2020 with the Year of the Rat. People born in the Year of the Pig are admired for their kindness and are among the gentlest and most selfless of the signs in the Chinese zodiac. Each sign in the lunar calendar celebrates the personality traits of people born in that year and the coin’s designer, Harry Brockway, has ensured the qualities of people born in the Year of the Pig are evident in his design.

Since 2014, The Royal Mint has celebrated the Chinese zodiac by releasing more additions to The Shēngxiào Collection. This year sees the Year of the Pig added to the collection which has beautiful fusions of British and Chinese heritage and craftsmanship with delightful designs. The Shēngxiào Collection celebrates the wonderful, age-old customs of the Chinese zodiac.

Lunar Year of the Pig 2019 UK Five-Ounce Gold Proof Coin

Denomination £500
Maximum Coin Mintage 38
Alloy 999.9 fine gold
Weight 156.30g
Diameter 50.00mm
Reverse Designer Harry Brockway
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof
Year 2019
Pure Metal Type Gold

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