This Pre-Owned 2019 UK Lunar Pig 1oz Silver Coin was the sixth coin in the Royal Mint's Shēngxiào Collection in celebration of the Year of the Pig, the last of the 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. The reverse design features a mother pig, nursing her piglets against a countryside night sky backdrop, along with the inscription 'Year of the Pig 2019'. Also detailed upon this side of the coin is the weight and fineness.
The obverse design depicts the fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on a guilloche background design, and the monetary denomination of £2.
- Each coin weighs 1 Troy Ounce and is 999.0 Fine Silver.
- Minted by The Royal Mint in Llantrisant, South Wales.
- VAT free and Capital Gains Tax Exempt.
- Bullion standard.
- Dimensions: Diameter: 38.61mm. Thickness: 3.0mm.
The Lunar Pig coin was the sixth coin in the Royal Mint's Shēngxiào Collection. The Pig is the last of the 12 animals in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. The coin had a limited mintage of 138,888 coins.
The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar Pig include 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be diligent, compassionate, and generous.
The picture shows the type of coin you will receive, not the exact item. As these coins are sold on the Second Hand Margin Scheme there is no VAT to pay.