All of our Canadian coins are stored in a climate controlled, smoke-free vault. Composition pure silver (99.99% pure). Weight (g) - 31.39 (1 troy ounce). Face value - 15 dollars (a legal tender Canadian coin). This Asian-inspired coin includes numerous images and symbols representing good fortune, including an eye-catching hologram flanked by the Chinese character for "good fortune", two deer, five bats, and eight gold coins.
The word for deer in Chinese is "lu" which translates to mean income. Fu means good fortune in Chinese.A similar sound of Fu means bat, making bats a symbol of good fortune. Eight Chinese coins is a lucky number combination which represents fatt or "Great Prosperity", explaining why the maximum mintage is 8888. The Maple of Good Fortune coin is a perfect gift coin that family and friends will admire forever!
The "Five Blessings" symbol in this coin confers all of the traditional elements of good fortune from Asian culture. Long life, health, virtue, wealth, and peaceful old age. This coin includes a selective hologram of three maple leaves presented in the celebratory gold, orange, and crimson of Chinese New Year festivities.In this coin are two leaping deer that bring the promise of wealth and friendship. The traditional combination of five bats symbolizes wealth, health, longevity, virtue, and peaceful old age. Eight figurative gold coins within the design suggest great prosperity. The hologram at the coins center shimmers in gold, orange, and crimson the ultimate expression of good fortune. This coin is encapsulated and presented in a maroon clam-shell case lined with flock and protected by a Royal Canadian Mint sleeve. Are also available for an additional charge. All of the coins offered in this listing are unsearched. Many coin dealers search all coins when they are received from the Mint. They "cherry-pick" the best coins. Then submit them to be graded, certified, and slabbed by PCGS, NGC, ANACS, etc. When a dealer searches coins, those that they sell in original Mint packaging are only lesser quality coins. Photos: When a listing offers multiples of the same coin, one coin is picked at random and photographed. Since all coins offered in that listing are essentially identical, the coin photographed is representative of all coins offered. Surface areas that appear black on some proof coin photos are actually highly polished, mirror-bright metal reflecting the color of the camera. We often include proof coin photos with the coin slightly tilted to better depict the mirror bright surfaces.
However, tilting the coin may resulting one side being slightly out of focus. Whenever possible, we use actual photos of our coins, rather than just stock artwork from the Mint.
We frequently update and upgrade the photos that appear with our listings, using improved cameras and lenses and better lighting. We will honor your requests for additional photos as quickly as our schedule permits. The item "Canada 2012 $15 Maple of Good Fortune 1 oz.
Pure Silver Hologram Proof Coin" is in sale since Saturday, October 25, 2014. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "okranchlandandcattlecompany" and is located in Lewisville, Texas.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Aruba, Brunei darussalam, Ecuador, Egypt, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jordan, Cayman islands, Macao, Viet nam, Uruguay.