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Canada 1998 $15 Year of the Tiger Gold Cameo

Canada 1998 $15 Year of the TigerCenturies ago, the Chinese invented a calendar based on the lunar, rather than the solar, cycle.

In 1998, Canada inaugurated a remarkable series of coins, designed by Harvey Chan, featuring the animal symbols of Chinese astrology based on the lunar calendar.

The first coin was the Year of the Tiger.

The coin is 40 mm in diameter and is 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper and weighs 34 grams. The central cameo is plated with 24 carat gold.

Face value is $15, and it comes in a red velvet presentation case.

All Nations has also found some 1999 Year of the Rabbit coins.

Canada 1998 $15 Year of the Tiger

$478.88 CDN

Note: Silver is currently in a speculative market and silver coins may be unavailable or subject to price changes. Please phone or email before ordering to confirm price and availability.

For similar items, see the Lunar New Year listings.


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