The Chinese lunar zodiac coin series has been one of the most popular series ever issued by the Royal Canadian Mint, with several coins in the first series appreciating significantly in the secondary market. This 2014 $15 proof coin is double struck with a frosted cameo finish, the highest quality produced by the Royal Canadian Mint. This is a substantial coin, weighing just under one ounce of pure .9999 fine silver. Mintage is limited to 28,888 pieces worldwide. As pure silver coins struck by the Royal Canadian Mint, this item is GST/HST exempt.
The horse design on this coin captures true essence of the horse with a galloping horse and the Chinese symbol for horse. The matching Asian themed presentation case beautifully presents the horse coin, adding to the collector experience or making this a great gift item.
Year of the Horse:
The year 2014 is ruled by the Horse as is 1906, 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990 and 2002. The Horse personality embodies life, liberty and happiness. He's amazingly agile, physically and mentally; a master problem-solver. Horse is a highly intuitive animal, so people born in Horse year follow their hunches. Their keen judgment and natural intuition often help them make the right decisions throughout their life.