The 2017 8 gram Chinese Gold Panda Coin offer precious metals investors an affordable and divisible way to own gold. Gold Panda coins also allow investors to diversify their holdings and own a piece of an ancient civilization that reveres gold as money and a symbol of prosperity.
Chinese Gold Pandas are IRA-eligible and are the official bullion coin of China. Each beautiful 8 gram Gold Panda Coin contains 0.2572 troy oz of .999 fine gold. 8 gram Gold Pandas are legal tender with a face value of 100 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 8 gram size permanently replaces the 1/4 oz Gold Panda Coin that was minted in prior years.
8 gram Chinese Gold Pandas are recognized and trusted around the globe.