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FORBIDDEN CITY Dragon Caisson Ceiling 220g Copper Coin Samoa 2020

FORBIDDEN CITY Dragon Caisson Ceiling 220g Copper Coin Samoa 2020

US $129.04
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DC203080
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Estimated release date is June (may change)

Description

This impressive coin is  2020 of the 600th anniversary of the foundation of the Forbidden City. To commemorate this special historical moment, Samoa has honored launched the most distinctive Chinese-style architectural structure -- the Forbidden City Caisson ceiling commemorative silver coin.

  • Each coin contains 220 grams of pure copper
  • 3D Concave Relief
  • Antique finished 
  • Limited mintage of 600 pieces worldwide

The Taihe Palace of the Forbidden City is located in the center of the Forbidden City, it is the first of the three palaces. The exquisite coiled dragon caisson ceiling in the hall is China's most imperial building structure. The caisson ceiling of Taihe Palace is located in the middle of the main hall. It is divided into upper, middle, and lower layers. The upper one is round caisson, the lower one is square caisson, and the middle is octagonal caisson. This design embodies China's traditional saying of "Heaven above and on earth" and "round sky and square earth". There is a golden dragon carved that bow and look down from caisson ceiling, with a Hsuan-yuen mirror in mouth, the carving is fine. It contrasts with the golden dragon on the giant pillar in the hall, which further highlights the solemnity and luxury of the imperial palace.

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Country Samoa
Denomination 0.5 Dollars
Year 2020
Quality Antique Finished with 3D effect
Material Copper  999/1000  
Weight (g) 220 g
Diameter 60 mm X 60 mm
Mintage pcs 600
Certificate (COA) Yes
Presentation case (box) Yes  

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