In 2014, Great Britain launched the Shēngxiào Collection: the Lunar Year of the Horse UK 2014 one ounce silver coin.
Inspired by centuries of tradition, Artist Wuon-Gean Ho’s design for this first coin in a new series, features a dynamic horse that unites Chinese symbols and customs with British heritage.
These coins are perfect for wishing good fortune and a prosperous year to
their recipient, to continue the tradition of gifting that surrounds Lunar
New Year, or to begin an enchanting new collection.
A first from The Royal Mint, these are the premier legal tender Lunar coins struck for the United Kingdom, and they begin an auspicious series: The Shēngxiào Collection, named to honour the Chinese zodiac.
The coins have:
- An extremely low mintage of a maximum 300,000
- A United Kingdom Legal Tender Value of £2
- A One Troy Ounce .999 Pure Silver content