2012. Giant Panda $5 Silver Proof Colour Coin

Item: 2012 Giant Panda $5 Silver Proof Colour Coin
Weight: 31.10 gm
Material: 0.999 Silver
Diameter: 45.00 mm x 31.00 mm (Oval shape)
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 7,000
Date Issue: 06-Sep-2012
Issue Price: S$138

Marking the arrival of the two giant pandas to Singapore – Kai Kai and Jia Jia, the Monetary Authority of Singapore proudly presents the 2012 Giant Panda Commemorative Coins. Available in Singapore’s first ever oval Silver Proof and two Cupro-Nickel Proof-Like coins, the coins feature the two giant pandas in their natural habitat.

2012 Giant Panda $5 Silver Proof Colour Coin2012 Giant Panda $5 Silver Proof Colour Coin


Item: 2012 Giant Panda $2 Cupro-Nickel Proof-Like Coin
Weight: 20.00 gm
Material: Cupro-nickel (CU 75 NI 25)
Diameter: 38.70 mm round
Finish: Proof-like
Mintage: 7,000
Date Issue: 06-Sep-2012
Issue Price: S$25.00

2012 Giant Panda $2 Cupro-Nickel Proof-Like Coin2012 Giant Panda $2 Cupro-Nickel Proof-Like Coin


Item: 2012 Giant Panda $2 Cupro-Nickel Proof-Like Colour Coin
Weight: 20.00 gm
Material: Cupro-nickel (CU 75 NI 25)
Diameter: 38.70 mm round
Finish: Proof-like
Mintage: 7,000
Date Issue: 06-Sep-2012
Issue Price: S$30.00

2012 Giant Panda $2 Cupro-Nickel Proof-Like Colour Coin2012 Giant Panda $2 Cupro-Nickel Proof-Like Colour Coin


Item: 2012 Giant Panda 3-in-1 Coin Set
Mintage: 3,000
Date Issue: 06-Sep-2012
Issue Price: S$215.00

2012 Giant Panda 3-in-1 Coin Set2012 Giant Panda 3-in-1 Coin Set

(All photos from the Singapore Mint)

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Myanmar 1998 Tiger Color Silver Proof 500 Kyat Coin

Item: 1998 Mynamar Tiger Colored Silver Proof Coin 500 Kyat – by Singapore Mint
Weight: 20.00 gm
Material: 0.925 Silver
Diameter: 38.70 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 14,998 (Maximum mintage, actual mintage not known)
Date Issue: 1998

1998 Mynamar (Burma) Tiger Colored Silver Proof Coin 500 Kyat1998 Mynamar (Burma) Tiger Colored Silver Proof Coin 500 Kyat1998 Mynamar (Burma) Tiger Colored Silver Proof Coin 500 Kyat

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Singapore Aerospace Silver Proof Medallion

Item: 2000 Singapore Aerospace Silver Proof Medallion
Weight: 41.0 g, 0.925 fine silver
Diameter: 45.0 mm
Finish: Proof
Edge: Plain
Mintage: 3,999
Date Issue: 2000

2000 Singapore Aerospace Silver Proof Medallion2000 Singapore Aerospace Silver Proof Medallion


Item: 1998 Singapore Aerospace Silver Proof Medallion
Weight: 41.0 g, 0.925 fine silver
Diameter: 45.0 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 2,000
Date Issue: 1998

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Item: 1996 Singapore Aerospace Silver Proof Medallion
Weight: 41.0 g, 0.925 fine silver
Diameter: 45.0 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 2,000
Date Issue: 1996

1996 Singapore Aerospace Silver Proof Medallion1996 Singapore Aerospace Silver Proof Medallion


Item: 1994 Singapore Aerospace Silver Proof Medallion
Weight: 41.0 g, 0.925 fine silver
Diameter: 45.0 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 1,900
Date Issue: 1994

1994 Singapore Aerospace Silver Proof Medallion1994 Singapore Aerospace Silver Proof Medallion

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2012 Singapore 47 Years of Independence Proof Silver Coin

Item: 2012 Singapore 47 Years of Independence Proof Silver Coin
Denomination: S$5
Weight: 31.10 g, 0.999 Silver 1 troy oz
Diameter: 45.00 mm (Heart shape)
Thickness: 2.50 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 2,870 (inclusive of 1,922 in 2-in-1 set)
Date Issue: 3-Aug-2012
Issue Price: S$126.00, 2-in-1 set S$170.00

2012 Singapore 47 Years of Independence NDP Proof Silver Bullion Coin 1oz2012 Singapore 47 Years of Independence NDP Proof Silver Bullion Coin 1oz
(Photos taken from Singapore Mint website)

2012 Singapore 47 Years of Independence Proof Silver Coin2012 Singapore 47 Years of Independence Proof Silver Coin2012 Singapore 47 Years of Independence Proof Silver Coin

From The Singapore Mint:
In celebration of Singapore’s 47 years of independence, the Monetary Authority of Singapore presents the Singapore 47 Years of Independence Commemorative coins. The coins capture the essence of the 2012 NDP theme, “Loving Singapore, Our Home”. The coin design is bright and cheerful, a reflection of the celebratory mood on National Day. It features a group of lively children from the four main ethnic backgrounds coming together to rejoice in our nation’s 47th birthday at The Float @ Marina Bay, the venue of this year’s NDP celebrations. The Silver Proof Coin is in a unique heart shape, the first of its kind in Singapore!


Item: Singapore 47 Years of Independence
Denomination: S$2
Weight: 20.00 g, Cupro-nickel (CU 75 NI 25)
Diameter: 38.70 mm
Finish: Proof
Mintage: 6,000
Date Issue: 3-Aug-2012
Issue Price: S$28.00

2012 Singapore 47 Years of Independence NDP Proof CuNi Coin 1oz2012 Singapore 47 Years of Independence NDP Proof CuNi Coin 1oz

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1994 Xu BeiHong’s 100th Year “Galloping Horses” Silver And Gold Ingot

Item: 1994 Xu BeiHong’s 100th Year “Galloping Horses” Silver Ingot
Issue Date: 1994
Dimensions: 51.0 x 30.0 x 2.5 mm
Weight: 30.0 g
Finish: Proof
Composition: 925 Fine Silver
Mintage: 2,000
Issued Price: S$88

Xu BeiHong (1895 – 1953) was born in the district of Yixing, a Chinese province of Jiangsu known for its beauty and cultural heritage. Xu’s father was a painter and calligrapher who tutored him from an early age. By the age of seventeen, Xu was already a well-known painter in Yixing. His arrival in Beijing in 1917 marked his path to nationwide recognition. In 1919, he received a scholarship to study in France and earned high acclaim. After an 8 years stint in Europe studying the works of various Western artists, Xu returned to China where he set new trends in Chinese painting; fusing styles and techniques of the old and the new, the East and the West.

His much celebrated works of art, totalling more that 1200 pieces, are housed at the Xu BeiHong Museum. Even till today, his works continue to be known and loved throughout the world and will remain an important legacy in Chinese arts and culture.

Ingot Obverse: From painting “Six Galloping Horses”.

Ingot Reverse: Poem by Chinese poet Li Geng, exalting the consummate art of Xu BeiHong.

1994 Xu BeiHong's 100th Year "Galloping Horses" Silver Ingot1994 Xu BeiHong's 100th Year "Galloping Horses" Silver Ingot1994 Xu BeiHong's 100th Year "Galloping Horses" Silver Ingot1994 Xu BeiHong's 100th Year "Galloping Horses" Silver Ingot


(this picture taken from http://museumpublicity.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Xu-Beihong.jpg)


1994 Xu BeiHong's 100th Year "Galloping Horses" Gold Set1994 Xu BeiHong's 100th Year "Galloping Horses" Gold Set

1994 Xu BeiHong's 100th Year "Galloping Horses" Gold Set1994 Xu BeiHong's 100th Year "Galloping Horses" Gold Set

1994 Xu BeiHong's 100th Year "Galloping Horses" Gold Set1994 Xu BeiHong's 100th Year "Galloping Horses" Gold Set

1994 Xu BeiHong's 100th Year "Galloping Horses" Gold Set

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1991 Singapore Eight Immortals 5oz Silver Proof Medal X # MB75

Item: 1991 Singapore Eight Immortals 5oz Silver Proof Medal X # MB75
Issue Date: 1991
Diameter: 65.0 mm
Weight: 155.1500 g, 4.6141 oz ASW
Finish: Proof
Composition: 925 Fine Silver
Mintage: 500

1991 Singapore Eight Immortals 5oz Silver Proof Medal1991 Singapore Eight Immortals 5oz Silver Proof Medal1991 Singapore Eight Immortals 5oz Silver Proof Medal1991 Singapore Eight Immortals 5oz Silver Proof Medal1991 Singapore Eight Immortals 5oz Silver Proof Medal1991 Singapore Eight Immortals 5oz Silver Proof Medal1991 Singapore Eight Immortals 5oz Silver Proof Medal

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1980 Arts of Singapore Silver Proof Ingots

Item: 1980 Arts of Singapore Silver Proof Ingots
Issue Date: 15 March 1980
Dimensions: 50 x 24 x 2.5 mm
Weight: 1 Troy Oz each (5 pieces = 5 troy oz)
Finish: Proof
Composition: 925 Fine Stirling Silver
Mintage: 4,000

On The Designs
The principal face of the ingots depicts the logo of the Singapore Cultural Foundation and the year of mintage.

The reverse faces of the ingots depict the five art-forms practised in any gracious society – Dance, Drama, Literature, Music and Visual Arts.

The Board of Trustees and the Management Committee wanted a designer who could give each of those forms a strong, graphic representation suitable for three-dimensional reproduction. At the same time he was to communicate a vivid sense of their vitality an characteristic evocative power. To complete the assignment, the designs would have to impart a distinctive Singaporean flavour.

The designer chosen for the job gives a simple but illuminating account of the “clues” he has left in each of the motifs he designed.

On Dance
To the designer, the ballet seems to offer possibilities for combining elements of Malay, Indian and Chinese dance in a harmonious whole. To give the design a Singapore flavour, an orchid is placed on the dancer’s hair.

On Drama
The mask of a Chinese opera character occupies a great part of the design. Masks of Chinese opera characters are known for their beauty in shapes and power. Two hands of an Indian dancer appear below the mask. Graceful hands of Indian dancers often express meanings. Here the left hand depicts “beauty” and the right “word” or “man”. A Malay keris is at the lower end. Keris is a typical weapon of Malay warriors on important ceremonies and on stage. It depicts “bravery”, “power” and “righteousness”.

On Literature
The book, pen and a bottle of ink represent all literary works. Four lines and round dots are designed on the left of the book to depict contributions of each race in Singapore towards Literature.

On Music
Here, the designer selected representative ethnic musical instruments – the Chinese pipa; the Indian sitar; the Malay bronze gong; the western guitar, piano and trumpet, and wove them into an evocative pattern of musical notes.

On Visual Arts
To the designer, this was the easiest to depict. The palette represents painting. The hand gripping the brush guides the artistic eye in the depiction of proportion. The knife stands for sculpture. The lines and dots motif which appears throughout the five designs represent all the personalities, regardless of race, involved in the production of art.

Personal message from Ong Teng Cheong regarding this coin set
“The Arts of Singapore Silver Commemorative Ingot Sets are being issued at a time when interest in the arts has never been higher. The five specially commissioned designs depicts, appropriately, the five arts – Dance, Drama, Literature, Music and Visual Arts. This silver ingot issues is of more than symbolic significance. Each of these arts will receive the greatest possible assistance and support from the Singapore Cultural Foundation for their development and growth. A relatively small number of sets, only 4,000 of the ingots is being issued. Singapore’s avid art collectors no doubt will want a set for their collection. This newest project of the Funds Appear Committee certainly deserves to succeed.”

— Ong Teng Cheong (Acting Minister for Culture & Chairman, Board of Trustees, Singapore Cultural Foundation).

1980 Arts of Singapore Commemorative Silver Ingot Set
1980 Arts of Singapore Commemorative Silver Ingot Set

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1986 Singapore Chinese Lunar Tiger 5oz Silver Proof Medal X# MB14

Item: 1986 Singapore Chinese Lunar Tiger 5oz Silver Proof Medal X# MB14
Issue Date: 1986
Diameter: 65.0 mm
Weight: 155.67 g, 5 oz ASW
Finish: Proof
Composition: 999 Fine Silver
Mintage: 5500

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1987 Singapore Raffles 12oz Silver Proof Medal X# MB33

Item: 1987 Singapore Raffles 12oz Silver Proof Medal X# MB33
Issue Date: 1987
Diameter: 88.0 mm
Weight: 373.6902 g, 12 oz ASW
Finish: Proof
Composition: 999 Fine Silver
Mintage: 188

1987 Singapore Raffles 12oz Silver Proof Medal X# MB331987 Singapore Raffles 12oz Silver Proof Medal X# MB331987 Singapore Raffles 12oz Silver Proof Medal X# MB33

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2000 Millennium Silver Trade Dollar Silver Ingot

Item: 2000 Millennium Silver Trade Dollar Silver Ingot
Issue Date: 1999
Denomination: US$2
Size: 51.00 mm x 30.00 mm
Weight: 30 g
Finish: Proof
Composition: 925 Fine Silver
Mintage: 999

The logo comprises of four components – the twirl, the numeral 2000 and the Singapore Lion symbol. The vibrant red shows bonding and kinship among all Singaporeans as we shape our future together with a great sense of purpose and hope.

Twirl – represents our confidence in the creativity and talents of our people as it spirals outwards into the new Millennium. The twirl gains strength as it spirals out, signifying a united Singapore with a shared heritage and a common vision.

Globe – signifies Singapore’s international standing in the global community and her openness to new ideals and talents.

Singapore Lion – a symbol of Singapore’s national resolving to face all challenges boldly as the Lion looks ahead with confidence, tenacity and resolution.

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