Year of the Pig 2019 1 Ounce Gold Proof Coin | The Royal Mint


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

Limited Edition 888

  • The only official UK coin to celebrate the Lunar Year of the Pig
  • 888 available – the number 8 is deemed as lucky in Chinese culture
  • The sixth coin in The Royal Mint’s popular Shēngxiào Collection
  • Each coin features the traditional Chinese symbol for ‘pig’
  • The perfect wedding gift to wish a new couple happiness in their lives
Price: £2,320.00
  • In Stock
  • Shipping within 3 - 5 working days.
  • Product code: UKP19GP
  • Limited Edition 888

Celebrate the Chinese Zodiac with the Year of the Pig 

Were you born in the Year of the Pig?

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

The traits of people born in the Year of the Pig are gentleness, selflessness and loyalty as well as diligence, compassion and generosity.

The Royal Mint’s Shēngxiào Collection combines British minting craftsmanship with centuries-old Chinese traditions. Artist Harry Brockway has created the sixth design of the series, working with The Royal Mint’s Coin Design team to create a design which summarises the characteristics of people born in the Year of the Pig, depicting their generous and compassionate personalities with a feeling of home and loyalty.

We have celebrated the Chinese zodiac since 2014, releasing new additions to The Shēngxiào Collection every year. Each coin fuses British craftsmanship with ancient Chinese traditions, ensuring the heritage and history behind this practice is evident in each design. This year is a special moment in the lunar calendar as the pig appears only once every 12 years – meaning this is a unique opportunity to mark an important Chinese tradition.

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

Denomination £100
Maximum Coin Mintage 888
Alloy 999.9 fine gold
Weight 31.21g
Diameter 32.69mm
Reverse Designer Harry Brockway
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof
Year 2019
Pure Metal Type Gold

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