The Royal Canadian Mint begins a new twelve-year series featuring the animals of the Chinese Lunar Calendar. The first release in the series is the Lunar Tiger 2022.
The Tiger is revered as the king of all animals, and as a Chinese symbol of courage and might, it is believed to have the power to ward off evil spirits. Tigers are charming, confident and courageous – they’re natural leaders and they love adventure. Tigers are also known to pounce on their work because they like to get things done; this often leads to success.
The coin’s reverse features a stylized depiction of a cloth tiger, a popular form of Chinese folk art that carries a wish for prosperity. It stares directly at a viewer with a wide, mischievous grin. The markings on its forehead form the Chinese character for “King”, Inscriptions of the Chinese character for “Tiger” is also included. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.
．Contains 1oz of 99.99% fine Silver
．Worldwide mintage of 18,888 coins
．Each coin is presented in an elegant box within a themed shipper, plus a certificate of Authenticity
．Features a stylized depiction of a cloth tiger, a popular form of Chinese folk art that carries a wish for prosperity