2022 Canada $15 - Lunar Year of the Tiger - 1oz Silver Proof


2022 Canada $15 - Lunar Year of the Tiger - 1oz Silver Proof

  • Country: Canada
  • Queen: Elizabeth II (1952-Date)
  • Type: Non-Circulating Coin
  • Years: 2022
  • Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
  • Denomination: 15 CAD
  • Currency: Canadian Dollar (1858-Date)
  • Composition: .9999 Silver
  • Diameter: 38mm
  • Weight: 31.1g
  • Edge: Reeded
  • Mintage: 18,888
  • Condition: New - Mint Packaging
  • Obverse: Right-facing profile of Queen Elizabeth II, along with the year and face value
  • Reverse: a stylized depiction of a cloth tiger, a popular form of Chinese folk art that carries a wish for prosperity. This Tiger is a symbol of courage and power, and it is also intended to ward off evil. Its big eyes, grinning mouth and prominent head give it an air of innocence and playfulness, while the markings on its forehead form the Chinese character for “King”. The reverse also includes the Chinese character for “Tiger”, the word “CANADA”, the year “2022” and the face value, “15 DOLLARS”
The Year of the Tiger (2022) marks the beginning of a new 12-year series of coins based on the Chinese lunar calendar.

Each zodiac animal gets a chance to shine on these precious keepsakes, which are issued annually to commemorate the start of a new lunar year. A new Lunar Year series begins in 2022 with this 1 oz. fine silver coin! Those born in the year of the Tiger 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, and a wish for future prosperity is exactly what the cloth tiger on this coin conveys!

*Coin condition is based on our professional opinion. Pictures are representative of the coin that you will receive, actual coin may differ slightly, and serial numbers may vary*

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