Why add the 2021 China Moon Festival Panda High Relief 2 oz Silver Incuse Proof Medal NGC PF70 UC FR to your collection?
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) grading experts evaluated this 2021 China Moon Festival Panda® High Relief 2 oz. Silver Incuse Proof Medal and awarded it the Proof 70 (PF70) grade. The Moon Festival Panda series is known for featuring different design elements every year and the 2021 issues are no different! In 2021, the Moon Panda design is marked by super incuse and high relief surfaces on both its obverse and reverse!
- The non-denominated medal qualified for the Ultra Cameo (UC) designation.
- This medal was graded within 30 days of issue and therefore earned the First Releases (FR) designation.
- This medal was struck by the Shenzhen Guobao branch of the China Mint and bears the “Z” mint mark.
- The medal was struck on a 2 ounce .999 fine silver blank.
- There were only 1,888 medals struck, an auspicious number.
- The Chinese Moon Festival is an important holiday, similar to Thanksgiving.
- This is the first incused design on a Panda-related issue from the China Mint.
Beautiful Incuse Moon Festival-Panda Design
Obverse: The obverse of the medal shows a remarkable view of China’s epic Great Wall. Inset in the sky above the Great Wall is an astronomy instrument, the Chinese armillary sphere. The “Z” mint mark from the Shenzhen Guobao Mint appears at the lower left of the medal.
Reverse: The reverse of the medal shows a young giant panda sitting in a leafy area. The moon comprises the background field of the medal. The combination of super incuse and high relief surfaces create several “layers” of relief within the design that offer a breathtaking view of the immense Moon.
PF70 UC FR Incuse High Relief
Proof 70 graded items are numismatic perfection. These items are lustrous and have spectacular eye appeal. Ultra Cameo coins have a lovely contrast between frosty devices and highly reflective fields. First Releases coins are graded within 30 days of issue and are well recognized by collectors. Incused designs appear below the fields of the medal. This piece will arrive with a numbered certificate of authenticity, a colorful booklet about the Moon Festival, and a drawstring pouch