Minted each year since 1983, the Chinese Silver Panda Coins have become the darlings of China’s Shenzhen-Guobao Mint. Celebrating China’s most iconic creature the Panda Bear this series is known for its fine artistry and high quality. This years offering will feature a notable difference. From henceforth, all the mints bullion coins will be weighed in accordance with the metric system. Therefore, customers will note the absence of oz in the 2015 coins. In fact, the 2015 Chinese Silver Panda will not feature an inscription regarding its weight or purity. However, each coin will still weigh 31.1 grams (1 troy ounce) and contain .999 pure silver.
Although Chinese Silver Panda Coins have been especially popular throughout their homeland and the rest of Asia, their popularity has recently extended worldwide. The Panda may make its home in the southwestern forests of China, but the entire world has grown to love this adorable black and white bear. The 2015 Chinese Silver Panda Coin continues the popular theme by featuring the image of a single Panda which appears to be sitting on the forest floor eating bamboo leaves.
The obverse side of each coin depicts the familiar Chinese Temple of Heaven along with the inscription for People’s Republic of China spelled out in Chinese characters.