The 2017 China Panda 3 g gold coin is here! The fractional size Gold Pandas are available in 15g, 8g, 3g and 1g. Fractional sized gold coins are ideal for first time gold buyers or for those investors or collectors who are looking to add to a current gold bullion portfolio.
The 3g China Panda for 2017 is beautifully designed and comes in brilliant uncirculated condition.
Fine weight, fine content and nominal value
In 2016, the Chinese Mint changed the weighting system of the Panda from ounces to grams. The 1/10 oz Gold Panda was replaced with the 3 gram coin. The China Panda is a pure gold coin with a fineness of 999/1000.
The front of the China Panda gold coin remains unchanged, showing the Temple of Heaven (Chinese Tiantán) in Beijing. Above the temple stands in half-century Chinese characters "People's Republic of China". Only the embossing year under the motif varies.
The new motif for the 2017 China Panda 2017 shows a panda sitting in the grass, holding a bamboo tube in her hands. Bamboo plants are visible in the background. The nominal value of 50 yuan is enscripted on the back, along with the weight and purity.
The first Gold Panda was introduced by the Chinese Mint 1982. Many countries issued investment gold coins in 1970’s and 80’s in response to the high global demand. China was third country to introduce an investment gold coin behind the Krugerrand which, came out in 1967, and the Canadian Maple Leaf which, was introduced in 1979.
Country of origin: China
Fine content: 999/1000
Fine weight: 3 g
Scratch resistance: poor
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