Part of the Royal Canadian Mint’s popular series featuring coins of the Chinese zodiac, the 6th coin in this series of 12 coins.
- Contains 8.88 grams (0.2855 oz) of Gold and 2.96 grams (0.0952 oz) of Silver.
- Comes packaged in a graphic beauty box from the mint along with a certificate of authenticity.
- Mintage of only 2,500 coins.
- Obverse: Right-facing profile of Queen Elizabeth II, along with the year and face value.
- Reverse: An image of a sheep as well as the Chinese symbol for sheep.
- Sovereign coin backed by the Canadian government.
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The year 2015 is ruled by the Sheep. The creative Sheep personality embodies wealth, warmth and loveliness. Good things seem to come to the Sheep naturally because of its irresistibly good nature. The Sheep rarely speaks its mind. It will go with the flow and only object when things aren’t going its way.
The history of 2015 Lunar coins
The 2015 Lunar coins produced by the Royal Canadian Mint are from a mint known by collectors for its high-quality coins. With these Gold Lunar coins, the Royal Canadian Mint extends a legacy that began with its founding in 1908. In addition to the Gold Lunar Sheep coin, the Royal Canadian Mint is probably best known for its Gold Maple Leaf Series which was first minted in 1979. A leader in Canadian Gold coins, the Canadian Royal Mint is known for being the first mint to produce a colored coin, a hologram coin and an irregular-shaped coin.
Why invest in 2015 Lunar coins like the Canada Gold $150 Sheep proof coins?
These 2015 Lunar coins commemorating the Year of the Sheep have several attributes that make these Gold coins highly desirable coins for collectors. Gold Lunar coins are very collectible with the 12-coin series produced by several world mints, each with different images and many with multiple styles, which gives collectors a large selection of lunar coins, some with limited runs. This Gold Lunar Sheep coin, for example, is part of a limited mintage of only 2,500 coins, making these coins more desirable often with a higher numismatic value. In addition, these Canadian Gold coins are proof coins, giving them cleaner lines and a higher presentation quality.
Build a Year of the Sheep coin collection with 2015 Canada Gold $150 Sheep proof coins.
When collecting these 2015 Lunar coins, consider building a Year of the Sheep coin collection with coins featuring different styles and effects. Gold Lunar coins like the 2003 Canada Gold $150 Sheep coins from the Royal Canadian Mint are also available with holographic images to add a stylish twist to your collection. In addition to Gold Lunar Sheep coins, the Royal Canadian Mint also has Year of the Sheep coins which feature different images and coin shapes, as well as colorized images. These Canadian Gold coins and Silver coins are also ideal additions to a world mint collection that can also include Year of the Sheep coins from the British Royal Mint, or the equivalent Year of the Goat coins from the New Zealand Mint and the Perth Mint.
Add 2015 Canada Gold $150 Sheep proof coins to your Royal Canadian Mint coin collection.
The 2015 Lunar coins are just the beginning of beautifully detailed Gold coins produced by the Royal Canadian Mint. In addition to Gold Lunar coins, the Royal Canadian Mint has the popular Gold Maple Leaf Series, which also has a sub-series of coins with privy marks honoring each lunar year. For other animal images like the Gold Lunar Sheep coin, browse the Silver Birds of Prey Series which features four biannual coins with images of a peregrine falcon, bald eagle, red-tailed hawk and great horned owl. Another beautiful series of Canadian Gold coins is the Royal Canadian Mint’s Gold Call of the Wild Series that will add depth to your collection with images such as a growling cougar and a howling wolf.