Why Purchase This MS69 First Releases 2023 China 30 g Silver Panda with a Great Wall Label?
It didn’t take long for the Chinese Silver Panda to become popular with collectors around the world. The first Silver Panda was struck in 1983, one year after the first Gold Panda, which makes 2023 the 40th anniversary. Many collectors are drawn to this series because of the design. Each year these coins feature a new panda design on the reverse. The Silver Panda offered here was minted for 2023.
- This 2023 Silver Panda was struck from 30 grams of .999 fine silver.
- Issued by the China Mint, this coin is 10 Yuan legal tender in the People’s Republic of China.
- Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) graded this coin.
Two Pandas for 2023
Obverse: The inscriptions on the obverse state the date and country of issue. At the center of the design, an impressively detailed structure is shown. This is the Temple of Heaven in Beijing.
Reverse: The silver content is inscribed on the reverse. In 2019 the China Mint began a “series within a series” that through 2028, will show the various stages of a panda’s lifecycle through the one-year-only reverses of the China Panda series. The fifth installment in the “series within a series,” the 2023 design shows two young panda twins. They are playing in a leafy tree and there are many fine details to observe.
NGC MS69 First Releases with a Great Wall Label
This specimen has a label with a picture of the Great Wall of China to show its grade from Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC). The First Releases designation indicates it was submitted within 30 days of its release date. The grade of Mint State 69 means that this coin is almost free of flaws.