The 1/4 oz China Panda has a fineness of 99.9. The 1987 edition is produced by several Chinese mints, the mintmark S and Y identify the actual mint.
The obverse portraits the Temple of Heaven with Chinese characters reading on the top. The year of issue „1987“ is shown at the bottom.
The 1987 motif shows a Panda drinking at the side of river with two bamboo trees to the right. To the left and above the motif Chinese characters display size, 1/4, and metric purity „.999“ and „1/4 OZ Au.“. Under the Panda motif the value of 25 and character for Yuan can be read. Next to this is either a S or Y in small box which is the mintmark.
Mintage and Measurements:
Total of 97,358 coins minted. Different mints involved.
The ¼ oz coin has 22mm diameter and a thickness of 1.53mm.
Country of origin: China
Year of minting: 1987
Fine weight: 7.78 g
Scratch resistance: Poor
Packing: Protective Mint-Sealed Pouch
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|Country of Origin||China|
|Issuer||China Gold Coin Incorporation|
|Gross Weight||7.78 grams|
|Denomination (oz)||1/4 oz|
|Year of issue||1987|
|Face value||25 Yuan|
|Packing||sealed in original Packing|
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