2018 China 30 gram Gold Panda BU (Sealed)

2018 China 30 gram Gold Panda BU (Sealed)

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Gold Panda coins are one of the only bullion coins to feature a yearly changing design. In 2016, this series changed to match the metric system. The 1 oz Gold Panda was replaced with this 30 gram Gold Panda, still containing .999 fine Gold.

Coin Highlights:
  • Contains 30 grams of .999 fine Gold.
  • Individual coins come in original mint-sealed plastic. Multiples of 10 typically come in mint-sealed sheets.
  • Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
  • Obverse: Depicts the Hall of Prayer for Abundant Harvests in the Temple of Heaven in Beijing encircled by "People's Republic of China" in Chinese closed off by the year of issue, 2018.
  • Reverse: Features a large protrait of the Giant Panda eating a bamboo shoot.
  • Guaranteed by the People's Bank of China.

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The Gold Pandas were first minted in 1982 in 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz and 1/10 oz coins. In 1983, they introduced the 1/20 oz sized coins. Some years also include 5 oz and 12 oz Gold coins. In 2016, The People’s Republic of China began minting Gold Pandas in the metric system sizes to better suit the international appeal of the coins. Each year, the design of the panda changes making them highly collectible. The only year they did not change design was 2002, which used the same design as 2001. Collectors spoke up about this halt in the design changes, and the annual design changes resumed in 2003.

The People’s Republic of China issues and guarantees the quality of each Gold Panda coin. Gold Panda coins are minted from several mints each year. Those mints include but are not limited to Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai and Shenyang. Unlike the U.S. Mint, these Chinese Mints do not incorporate mint marks to distinguish the difference between each mint every year. Some years such as 1987 do feature a “Y” mint mark or “S” mint mark. The mints are also known for having minor differences in the design of the coin such as font size, small date, large date and designs of the temple in certain year’s mintages. With the annual change in design, and unique mint variations, the price of Gold Pandas has appreciated over time making them highly sought after by collectors and investors.

To add to their collectibility, the People’s Republic of China issues specialty designed Gold Panda coins for coin expositions. These designs usually feature similar panda designs with extra scrollwork or other design enhancing features along with the expositions name and variations in the Hall of Prayer for Abundant Harvests designs. These coins tend to be an exclusive purchase at the event, but can sometimes be found to purchase by the public.

Mint Seals Preserve the Finish and Luster of Your Gold Panda

The 2018 China 30 gram Gold Panda offered here arrive still sealed in mint packaging. The luster and finish of your Gold Panda will be pristine, in exactly the condition it left the mint. For investors who are more interested in the intrinsic value of Gold, this is a great perk, but for numismatic collectors, this is an integral part of protecting your Precious Metals items. The China Gold Coin Corporation makes preserving the integrity of your coin easy with its mint-sealed packaging.

Understanding the Brilliant Uncirculated Designation

When collecting China Gold Pandas, or indeed any Gold coins, the condition of the coin is extremely important if you mean to possess a coin not just for its raw Gold value, but also for its numismatic value. A China 30 gram Gold Panda that is designated Brilliant Uncirculated is a coin that has never been in circulation and retains its original mint luster and finish. Brilliant Uncirculated Chinese Pandas and other BU coins may also be described as MS, or Mint State, and can be graded from MS-60 to MS-70 by a respected coin grading service such as PCGS or NGC, two of the top services. These China Gold Pandas arrive mint-sealed, giving you extra assurance about their condition.
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Posted By:James


Date:Jul 11, 2018

Stunning Design

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The Panda...such a beautiful coin. The coins arrived in sealed plastic and they are incredible to look at. Perhaps my favorite gold coins, and the Kangaroo is a close second.

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  • Recognized Brand
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  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:Parker

From:Mountain View, CA

Date:Jun 4, 2018

Looks beautiful except there is a dent on the edge

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The coin overall is very beautiful. The one I received has a small dent on the edge though.

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  • Attractive Design
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  • Poor Condition
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  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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