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. Mintage is limited to 28,888 pieces worldwide. Since this item is struck in pure silver, it is exempt from GST/HST.
This proof coin is double struck with a frosted cameo finish, the highest quality produced by the Royal Canadian Mint. The unique scalloped shape is reminiscent of a lotus flower. This is a substantial coin, weighing just under one ounce of pure .9999 fine silver. The matching Asian themed presentation case beautifully presents the horse coin, adding to the collector experience or making this a great gift item. The horse design on this coin captures true essence of the horse with a galloping horse and the Chinese symbol for horse. (Scalloped shape)
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.