Lunar Year of the Horse, 1 Ounce Fine Gold Coin, 2014 UK
- Limited edition coin – sold out at the mint
- Price inclusive of insured next day delivery
- Each 1oz Gold Lunar Horse contains one troy ounce (31.1035 grams) of 999.9 fine gold
- Legal tender in the UK, CGT exempt (UK) VAT Free (UK/EC)
- UK Government assurance of weight and purity
- Face value: £100 (GBP)
- The coins are supplied in hard plastic capsules
- Bleyer Bullion is an authorised retailer of Royal Mint products
- Very limited stock available for immediate despatch from our UK offices
Need to know:
Gold continues to be desired, as it has been for centuries, for both its beauty and value, these limited edition lunar coins are the perfect way to appreciate its precious qualities. Coins produced by The Royal Mint should are a staple of any UK bullion investors portfolio for a number of different reasons.
As well as being competitively priced, coins produced by the Royal Mint are UK legal tender and hence Capital Gains Tax free, which is an important factor to consider when choosing what to form of metal to buy. By purchasing UK coins eligible for CGT exemption you can avoid paying tax over the profit you make, the amount of this CGT free profit won’t affect or decrease the limit of tax free profit on your other investments either.
The UK government assures the weight and purity of each coin it produces, these lunar coins are designed for mass storage and safe transit, providing exceptional convenience for all gold bullion coin buyers.
The price of lunar coins will closely track the gold price due to their pure gold content, these coins are limited mintage, highly recognisable and highly liquid, there will always be someone waiting to buy them from you when you are ready to sell.
This coin has now reached its maximum mintage and is sold out at the mint and nearly all dealers, we have a very limited last stock available. We would advise anyone wishing to collect the Lunar set to consider purchasing the first coins in the series as soon as possible before they sell out completely.
The Lunar coins are supplied to us in sealed Royal Mint tubes, if you are buying one or just a couple then your pieces will be sent in hard plastic coin capsules. If you buy multiple coins then you may receive a Royal Mint Tube, we do not supply any Royal Mint Blister Packaging unless stated otherwise.
About the Lunar Horse:
The first coin of the Shēngxiào Collection to be released is that struck for the Lunar Year of the Horse. Wuon-Gean Ho, a British Chinese artist and printmaker, has created a design that combines a powerful horse paired with the famous Uffington Horse, an ancient white horse carved into the chalk hills of Oxfordshire, at its feet. People born in a year of the Horse are extremely animated, active and energetic. Horses love to be in a crowd, and they can usually be seen on such occasions as concerts, theater performances, meetings, sporting events, and parties.
About the Royal Mint’s Shengxiào (Lunar) Series
The Royal Mint is a national treasure, making beautifully crafted coins and medals for countries all over the world. Over a thousand years of craftsmanship and artistry ensures every piece they strike is a long-lasting piece of history.
The Royal Mint’s Lunar Shēngxiào coin collection was launched in 2014 and celebrates wonderful Chinese traditions in a unique fusion of Chinese and British heritage. Each coin features contemporary designs of the animals of the Chinese Zodiac.
The lunar calendar plays a significant role in Chinese culture, helping people choose auspicious days for notable events in their lives, such as a wedding day. It also sets out auspicious dates, including Chinese New Year. During these celebrations gifts in red envelopes are often given to family, friends and colleagues symbolising love, luck and good fortune. The coins of The Shēngxiào Collection are a continuation of this ancient gift-giving tradition.
|2014||Horse||Gold – Silver|
|2015||Sheep||Gold – Silver|
|2016||Monkey||Gold – Silver|
|2017||Rooster||Gold – Silver|
|2018||Dog||Gold – Silver|
|2019||Pig||Gold – Silver|
|2020||Rat||Not yet released|
|2021||Oxen||Not yet released|
|2022||Tiger||Not yet released|
|2023||Rabbit||Not yet released|
|2024||Dragon||Not yet released|
|2025||Snake||Not yet released|
|2014 – 2016 Set||Horse, Sheep, Monkey||Gold, Silver|
|2014 – 2017 Set||Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster||Gold, Silver|
|2014 – 2018 Set||Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog||Gold, Silver|
The Royal Mint is listed as an active Good Delivery Refiner by the London Bullion Market Association.
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