The 2017 30 gram Chinese Gold Panda Coin offers precious metals investors diversification and a chance to own a piece of an ancient civilization that reveres gold as money and a symbol of prosperity.
Chinese Gold Pandas are IRA-eligible. They are the official bullion coin of China and have been minted since 1982. Each beautiful 30 gram Gold Panda Coin contains 0.9645 troy oz of .999 fine gold. 30 gram Gold Pandas are legal tender with a face value of 500 Yuan and are guaranteed by the People’s Republic of China.
Gold Pandas are unique because the design changes every year. New for 2017, the back of the coin features a giant panda peacefully munching on bamboo shoots deep in the forest - along with the coin’s metric weight and purity.
The front of the coin features the year-date and the iconic Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests. Located in Beijing in the Temple of Heaven, this masterpiece of architecture was built during the Ming Dynasty. As the name suggests, emperors held ceremonies here to pray for good weather and abundant harvests. It is pictured below:
2017 marks the second year Gold Panda coins have been weighted in grams. The 30 gram size permanently replaces the 1 oz Gold Panda Coin that was minted in prior years.
30 gram Chinese Gold Pandas are recognized and trusted around the globe.
Also, available in these fractional sizes: