2023 $2500 Lunar Year of the Rabbit - Pure Gold Coin

SKU: 623932108691

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Country: Canada
Year: 2023

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The noble Rabbit is a cherished symbol of longevity, abundance and prosperity, and in Chinese folklore, it is the trusted companion of Chang’e, the goddess of the moon. People born in the Year of the Rabbit are kind, creative, sociable and peaceful; yet, behind that gentle smile lies great strength and a readiness to take swift action. The Rabbit is known for its attention to detail, and in a year associated with the Water element, it has the added ability to adapt to different situations in order to obtain the best possible outcome.

The Design:

Inspired by traditional Chinese folk art and folklore, the reverse design by artist Aries Cheung features a depiction of the Jade or Gold Rabbit, adorned with wing motifs that speak to the Rabbit’s traditional association with the moon, nature, healing and wellbeing. Sent by Chang’e, the goddess of the moon, the noble Rabbit carries medicinal herbs in its mouth, as it completes its healing mission on earth. The Chinese character for “Rabbit” is nestled among flowers and cinnamon leaves, while above, the auspicious cloud pattern and Flower Moon imply a blessing of vitality, longevity and prosperity. The reverse also includes the word “CANADA” and a face value of “2500 DOLLARS”. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt and a repeating scallop pattern.


Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 2500 Dollars
Year: 2023

Diameter: 102mm
Material: Gold
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 1005 grams
Bullion Weight: 32.31 Troy Ounces

Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Artist: Aries Cheung
Finish: Proof
Series: Lunar Year
Quantity Produced: 38
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Lunar Year

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