2018 $10 Black and White Yin and Yang: Tiger and Dragon - Pure Silver Coin

SKU: 623932090170

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Country: Canada
Year: 2018

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These amazing yin and yang-shaped silver coins feature two heroes of Chinese tradition Ñthe Tiger and the DragonÑfit together to form a perfect whole. The theme of balance is fully realized in their stunning imagery, rich colour, and singular design.

Your amazing coins are designed to fit together to form a single circle. Shaped in the traditional Chinese yin form, the first coin features a stylized painted Tiger set against a black painted field decorated with traditional auspicious cloud motifs from Chinese art. The Tiger stalks across the white dot that traditionally appears in the black yin form to connote balance. The eastern portion of the reverse features an intricate engraved border that is completed on the other coin, forming a full decorative outer circle when the two coins are fitted together. The second coin is shaped in the traditional yang form and features a vividly coloured Dragon. The Dragon, like the Tiger, is set against a coloured backgroundÑin this case, the traditional white background of the yang form. As on the yin coin, a balancing black dot appears in the imageÑwrapped in the sinewy coils of the DragonÕs tail. The background is decorated with stylized auspicious clouds. The unique obverses of both coins feature the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt. The remaining design elements on the obverse are drawn from imagery found in traditional Chinese ceramics art, including beautifully engraved flowers and branches against a background of stylized auspicious clouds.

Amazing yin and yang-shaped coins fit together to form a full circle!


Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 10 Dollars
Year: 2018

Diameter: 39mm (combined)
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 15.87 grams (each coin)

Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Tiger and dragon
Artist: Simon Ng
Finish: Proof
Quantity Produced: 6000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Chinese Culture

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