This is a 2015 British Lunar one ounce gold coin celebrating the Year of the Sheep. Struck in 999.9 fineness, these 24 carat uncirculated gold coins are limited to a mintage of 8,888. These British gold bullion coins are a favourite with investors and collectors.
This coin has a denomination of £100. As British legal tender, these coins have the added bonus of being CGT Free. This is sold as an investment product.
The Year of the Sheep coin is the second in the series of Royal Mint lunar coins. The Royal Mint started producing their own lunar coins in 2014, with the Year of the Horse. Available in both gold and silver versions, the coins have proved to be a quite popular with both investors and collectors.
Whilst the Perth Mint have decided to use the "Year of the Goat", the Royal Mint are using the "Year of the Sheep". Both animals are recognised as the 8th in the lunar cycle.
We received our first delivery on 18th September, 2014.
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The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley fourth definitive UK coin portrait of the Queen with the inscription ELIZABETH·II·D·G REG·FID·DEF·100·POUNDS·
The 2015 lunar coin brings together both Chinese and British influences. The reverse engraving was designed by Wuon-Gean Ho, who took her inspiration from the Swaledale Sheep which are often found on the hillsides of the Peak District.
|Alloy||24 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||1 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Wuon-Gean Ho|
|Mint||The Royal Mint|
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