Mintage of only 14,888 coins!
Part of the Royal Canadian Mint’s annual coin series celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the Chinese Canadian community. This coin is made of silver-plated copper with a diameter of 42 millimetres. In a reverse design by Three Degrees Creative Group that features layers of auspicious symbolism, 13 bamboo-inspired vertical tiers are engraved with 100 variations of the word “fu,” which means “good fortune.” The highly polished surface is anchored with a symbolically rich red coloured square on the upper right side of the reverse featuring the Chinese character “fu.” The image is framed by an outer raised edge engraved with a striking stylized design. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt. Coin is encapsulated and presented in a silver satin-like clamshell case lined with black flock and protected by a red sleeve.