2014 $5 Five Blessings - Pure Gold Coin

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Country: Canada
Year: 2014

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This interesting 2014 $5 coin honours the tradition of bestowing blessings in Chinese-Canadian culture. The Royal Canadian Mint offers this 1/10th ounce, pure gold coin with an engraving of five blessings: a bat for happiness, a deer for a successful career, two cranes connoting a long life, and a magpie for joy.  Mintage is limited to 2,000. HST/GST exempt.


The Design:

This coin features a series of symbolic images representing the traditional Five Blessings of Chinese culture. Ina polished crescent on the left side of the coin appear five animals that traditionally connote blessings, including a bat for happiness, a deer for career success, a crane for long life, and two magpies for joy. The right side of the coin is richly decorated with circular imagery overlaid with the Chinese symbol used to offer a wish for good fortune.


Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 5 Dollars
Year: 2014

Diameter: 16mm
Material: Gold
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 3.14 grams
Bullion Weight: 0.10 Troy Ounces

Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Five blessings of Chinese culture - Bat for happiness; deer for career success, two cranes for long life, and magpie for joy
Finish: Proof
Quantity Produced: 2000

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