The Royal Mint issued lovely Silver Proof coin,
the sixth coin in the Shengxiao Collection, the Lunar Pig .
The collection was named to honour the Chinese zodiac,
and celebrates these wonderful customs, and began
with a coin celebrating the Year of the Horse, followed
by another struck too celebrate the Year of the Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, and Dog
These coins are a beautiful fusion of British and Chinese heritage.
The Pig in the Chinese zodiac, is the twelveth and final sign in the Chinese Zodiac.
People born in the Year of the Pig, are said to be diligent, compassionate, and generous
The coin comes complete with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity,
box, information booklet and cardboard outer sleeve.
Metal: 999.9 Silver
Weight: 31.21 Grams
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Denomination: Two Pound