2020 marks the 600th anniversary of China’s most historical landmark — the Forbidden City. Built during the Ming Dynasty in the 15th century, this compound is China’s best-preserved imperial palace, as well as the largest ancient wooden palatial structure in the world. More than 980 buildings and more than 8,728 rooms make up the Forbidden City, as well as beautiful traditional Chinese architecture and statues.
To celebrate this historic anniversary, the China Mint has struck a variety of commemoratives for you to add to your collection. In this offer you can secure the massive two-kilo silver coin that features the interior of the Hall of Supreme Harmony. At 130 mm in diameter, its more than 5 inches across and is the perfect canvass to display the intricate design. This legal-tender 600 Yuan coin was also struck in highly pure 99.9% fine silver — that’s nearly four-and-a-half pounds of gleaming silver!
Not only is each coin available in this offer official legal tender in China, but each comes in Proof condition with frosty devices and mirrored fields. In fact, each coin 2020 China Two-Kilo Silver 600th Anniversary of the Forbidden City Proof in this offer has been graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as being in flawless Proof-70 Ultra Cameo (PF70UC) condition, a distinction that means these perfectly-graded proofs have ZERO imperfections — showing all features and fields exactly as the engraver and mint intended. In addition, NGC has certified that these proofs are First Releases (FR) coins, a designation that means these coins were received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository within the first 30 days of their release.
The availability of these products outside of China cannot be overstated. It’s estimated that as little as 10 to 15% of each product’s mintage will be made available overseas. Don’t wait — hurry and secure yours now!
CHINA’S FAMOUS FORBIDDEN CITY – To celebrate the 600th anniversary of China’s Forbidden City, the China Mint struck a variety of commemoratives. This coin features the interior of the Hall of Supreme Harmony.
STRUCK IN HIGHLY PURE SILVER – These coins were struck in two kilograms of highly pure 99.9% fine silver and measure 130 mm in diameter.
LEGAL-TENDER COINS – Each 2020 China Two-Kilo Silver 600th Anniversary of the Forbidden City Proof is 600 Yuan legal tender in China.
PERFECT PROOF CONDITION – Your 2020 China Two-Kilo Silver 600th Anniversary of the Forbidden City Proof was graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) in perfect Proof-70 Ultra Cameo (PF70UC) condition.
KEY FIRST RELEASES CERTIFICATION – NGC has certified that this proof is a First Releases (FR) coin, meaning that it was among the first struck by the mint and verified within the first 30 days of issue.
LOW LIMITED AVAILABILITY – This coin has a limited mintage of just 3,000 coins. Because of its cultural importance, China has limited the availability of this coin outside the country to less than 15% of the mintage.
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