Chinese Panda Gold Coins first issued in 1982. ½ troy oz 99.9 fine gold. Different designs each year, except 2001/2002. All include Temple of Heaven on obverse and different Panda designs on reverse. Chinese mints do not hallmark. Some years minor variations in design, such as size of date, to identify mint in China. Designed by different designers.
In the Temple of Heaven is a Hall of Prayers for Abundant Harvest shown with Chinese characters reading on top meaning People's Republic of China. The year of issue „1984“is shown at the bottom.
A single panda sitting holding bamboo shoot. The value of 100 Yuan can be read below. Chinese characters display size ,1/2, and purity„.999“and „1/2 OZ Au.“ To the right of panda motif is numeral 50 and Chinese for yuan.
Mintage and Measurements:
A total of 20,057 coins were minted.
½ oz coin has 27mm diameter.
Coin thickness is 1.85mm
Country of origin: China
Year of minting: 1984
Fine weight: 15.55 g
Scratch resistance: Poor
Packing: Protective Mint-Sealed Pouch
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|Country of Origin||China|
|Issuer||China Gold Coin Incorporation|
|Gross Weight||15.55 gram|
|Denomination (oz)||1/2 oz|
|Year of issue||1984|
|Face value||50 Yuan|
|Packing||sealed in original packing|
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