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Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Elizabeth II Australia 1 Dollar 1 oz 999 Silver 2016"
Five bats representing the five blessings of longevity, wealth, health with composure, virtue and a natural death in old age and the words "Five Blessings"
1 oz 2016 Perth Mint Five Blessings Silver Coin
1 oz 2016 Perth Mint Five Blessings Silver Coin
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Description

The Chinese belief of Five Blessings is often depicted as five bats, as the word for "bat" sounds like the word for "good fortune", "happiness" or "blessings".

This coin shows five bats representing the five blessings of longevity, wealth, health with composure, virtue and a natural death in old age. The engraved curves of the bats along with vines and flowers surround the character for prosperity, a charming pun as the prosperity character is pronounced the same as the character for bat. The peach flowers and peonies symbolize longevity, immortality, royalty, virtue, wealth and honour in their own right.

Limited mintage of 10000 plus a numbered Certificate of Authenticity add to the appeal of this beautiful coin.

Your coin comes in a grey presentation case with a gold and red box bearing a version of the reverse design

Specifications
4232
Perth Mint
Brilliant uncirculated
999
AU
Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Elizabeth II Australia 1 Dollar 1 oz 999 Silver 2016"
Five bats representing the five blessings of longevity, wealth, health with composure, virtue and a natural death in old age and the words "Five Blessings"
2016
5
45 x 45 x 5
AUD 1
2016
Aleysha Howarth (reverse) Ian Rank Broadley (obverse)
10000

SKU

4232

Manufacturer

Perth Mint

Condition

Brilliant uncirculated

Purity

999

Origin

AU

Obverse

Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Elizabeth II Australia 1 Dollar 1 oz 999 Silver 2016"

Reverse

Five bats representing the five blessings of longevity, wealth, health with composure, virtue and a natural death in old age and the words "Five Blessings"

First Released

2016

Average Thickness (mm)

5

Dimensions (mm)

45 x 45 x 5

Legal Tender

AUD 1

Year

2016

Designer

Aleysha Howarth (reverse) Ian Rank Broadley (obverse)

Mintage

10000
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