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This coin is the first in a new series from the Royal Mint in the UK. The 1 oz 2014 Year of the Horse British Royal Mint Gold Coin begins the auspicious Shēngxiào Collection. Created by British-born Chinese artist Wuon-Gean Ho and inspired by centuries of tradition, this coin features a beautiful horse design intended to unite Chinese and British heritage. This is the first coin in the brand new Lunar Series for the Royal Mint.

The reverse features Wuon Gean-Ho's design that combines a running horse with a flowing tail and the famous Uffington White Horse, carved into the chalk hills of Oxfordshire at its feet. It also has the Chinese symbol for horse and the words "Year of the Horse 2014 1 oz Fine Gold 9999".

The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the script "'Elizabeth 'II' D'G Reg' Fid' Def' 100 'Pounds".

The Shēngxiào Collection was created to celebrate the rich tradition of the Chinese Zodiac. It makes the perfect gift for anyone born in "horse" years - 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002 and 2014 - who are regarded as hardworking, sociable, optimistic and energetic. This coin contains 1 troy ounce of 9999 pure gold and makes a beautiful addition to any collection. Own this majestic collectible today!

In multiples of 10 these rounds will ship in a plastic tube.

Specifications
2923
GB
Royal Mint
Lightly Used
9999
Ian Rank-Broadley Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "'Elizabeth II D.G. Reg Fid' Def 100 Pounds"
Wuon-Gean Ho's design featuring a running horse with a flowing tail and the Uffington White Horse at its feet and the words "Year of the Horse 2014 1 oz Fine Gold 9999" and the Chinese symbol for "horse".
2014
32.7
0.25
GBP 100
2014
Ian Rank-Broadley (obverse), Wuon-Gean Ho (reverse)
1.0000

SKU

2923

Country

GB

Manufacturer

Royal Mint

Condition

Lightly Used

Purity

9999

Obverse

Ian Rank-Broadley Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "'Elizabeth II D.G. Reg Fid' Def 100 Pounds"

Reverse

Wuon-Gean Ho's design featuring a running horse with a flowing tail and the Uffington White Horse at its feet and the words "Year of the Horse 2014 1 oz Fine Gold 9999" and the Chinese symbol for "horse".

First Released

2014

Diameter (mm)

32.7

Average Thickness (mm)

0.25

Legal Tender

GBP 100

Year

2014

Designer

Ian Rank-Broadley (obverse), Wuon-Gean Ho (reverse)

Metal Weight (ozt)

1.0000
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