First Yellow Gold Lunar Medals of the HKSAR with Everlasting Values
2019 is the Chinese Year of the Pig. Plump in shape, the pig is regarded as a mascot to boost luck and wealth. Since the Chinese characters for “pig” (豬) and “every” (諸) are homophones, it is used to express the wish of “everything goes well”. To celebrate this prosperous Year of the Pig, the famous Royal Mint has proudly issued the “Hong Kong Year of the Pig Gold Proof Medals” in limited worldwide edition! Sequels to the first yellow gold lunar medal series of the HKSAR, these medals gleam with the intrinsic nobleness and splendour of pure yellow gold! Certain to trigger a craze like its predecessors, these limited treasures will be snapped up soon! Be quick to secure yours!


Hong Kong Year of the Pig Gold Proof Medals


Obverse: Three Pigs to Collect Great Fortune for You
The obverse features three plump pigs playing happily under a thriving tangerine tree, wishing you happiness and good luck in everything. Around them are sturdy grains, symbolizing abundance and prosperity. The words “YEAR OF THE PIG” in both English and Chinese are inscribed on the top. The year “2019” at the bottom is flanked by a pair of peony blossoms (the flowers of wealth) entwined with vines, to beckon wealth and longevity.

Reverse: Flourishing View of Victoria Harbour to Witness a Prosperous Hong Kong
The reverse bears a splendorous view of the renowned Victoria Harbour from the Peak, featuring the two tallest skyscrapers of Hong Kong on both sides of the sea. It demonstrates the vibrant charm of Hong Kong, the “Pearl of the Orient” as an international metropolis and one of the world’s most competitive cities. Above the skyline is a blossoming Bauhinia, the city’s floral emblem, to wish Hong Kong and Hongkongers booming future. The outer ring features a pair of plump ears of grains to denote opulence, with the inscription “Hong Kong Special Administrative Region” in English and Chinese.


Unprecedented Yellow Gold Lunar Masterpieces of the Thousand-year Royal Mint

The Royal Mint is among the oldest coin makers in the world with a history of over 1,100 years! As the sole official minting authority of the United Kingdom, the Mint has launched a series of successful coin programs, including the celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s sapphire coronation, the royal wedding of Prince Harry, the 5th birthday of Prince George, the birth of Prince Louis and the 70th birthday of Prince Charles. Acclaimed for its excellent craftsmanship, it has been entrusted by Hong Kong and over 100 countries to strike their coinage. The “Hong Kong Year of the Pig Gold Proof Medals” are from the Mint’s first-ever yellow gold lunar medal series. A combination of traditional hand-engraving skills and modern top-notch technology, each medal wonderfully captures the designs in delicate frosted relief against the brilliant mirror-like background! Such beautiful masterpieces of art will be treasured for generations!





There are 8 different configurations for you to choose from:

1. Classic Gold Proof Medal – An Ideal Heirloom
Comprising 7.78gm .999 fine gold, this breathtaking work of gold will make a splendid heirloom for your family!

Composition – 7.78gm .999 Gold and 0.73gm .999 Silver; Weight – 8.51gm; Diameter – 22mm;
Worldwide Issue Limit – 10,000 pcs; HK Allocation – 8,000 pcs


2. Supreme Gold Proof Medal – A Gem that Exudes Prestige
Comprising 31.1gm .999 fine gold, this dazzling medal reflects your noble status! Only 950 pieces are allotted to Hong Kong, order now!

Composition – 31.1gm .999 Gold and 2.95gm .999 Silver; Weight – 34.05gm; Diameter – 32.69mm;
Worldwide Issue Limit – 1,200 pcs; HK Allocation – 950 pcs


3. Delicate Gold Proof Medal – A Marvelous Present
Comprising 3.11gm .999 fine gold, it demonstrates the Mint’s sophisticated artistry! It is a marvelous gift to give for any festive occasions!

Composition – 3.11gm .999 Gold and 0.3gm .999 Silver; Weight – 3.41gm; Diameter – 16.5mm;
Worldwide Issue Limit – 18,000 pcs; HK Allocation – 12,000 pcs


4. Gold Proof Medal Set – A Golden Trio of Luck
Comprising three fabulous gold medals – 1 “Classic”, 2 “Supreme” and 3 “Delicate”, this luxurious golden trio will triple your blessings! Only 800 sets are available in Hong Kong; be one of the few lucky owners now!
Worldwide Issue Limit – 1,000 sets; HK Allocation – 800 sets


5. Gold and Silver Proof Medal Set – A Classy Collection
This magnificent set comprises 1 Classic Gold Medal, 3 Delicate Gold Medal and 6 Elegant Silver Medal, making a classy gift for your loved ones!
Worldwide Issue Limit – 5,000 sets; HK Allocation – 3,000 sets


6. Elegant Silver Proof Medal – Good Value for Money
Meticulously struck in .925 silver, this exquisite medal is wonderful to keep and to give as a gift for your loved ones!

Composition – .925 Silver; Weight – 28.28gm; Diameter – 38.61mm;
Worldwide Issue Limit – 20,000 pcs; HK Allocation – 15,000 pcs


7. King-size Gold Proof Medal – Magnificent Jumbo
This 65mm giant medal is struck from 5oz of .999 fine gold! It has the lowest mintage in the series and only 100 pieces are allotted to Hong Kong! A rare and desirable gem, it is certain to sell out fast!

Composition – .999 Gold; Weight – 155.52gm; Diameter – 65mm;
Worldwide Issue Limit – 150 pcs; HK Allocation – 100 pcs



8. King-size Silver Proof Medal – Remarkable Colossus
This majestic medal is struck from 5oz of .999 fine silver! Only 1,500 pieces are allotted to Hong Kong, secure yours now!

Composition – .999 Silver; Weight – 155.52gm; Diameter – 65mm;
Worldwide Issue Limit – 2,000 pcs, HK Allocation – 1,500 pcs


Ever Valuable Gems to be Treasured Forever
The lunar medal series issued by the Mint are always sought-after around the world. Some previous releases have recorded the following performance: in the “Hong Kong Millennium Lunar Gold Proof Medal Series”, the value of King-size Gold Proof Medal has once surged to 210%* of its issue price, while the 15.98 gm Year of the Pig Gold Proof Medal has once reached 280%* of its issue price (as the chart shown on the right)! With high collectible value, these newly-released Pig Medals are expected to attract heavy demand like their predecessors! To avoid disappointment, order now!
*The records quoted here are for reference only, and do not indicate future performance.

Grab the Chance to Secure the Rare Past Issues
As the first yellow gold lunar medals of both the HKSAR and the famous Royal Mint, the Hong Kong Lunar Proof Medal Series has been feverishly pursued since its launch. To respond to customers’ requests, we have now specially searched out a very limited quantity of the previous medals (2012-2018). Grab this extremely rare chance to secure these hot lunar treasures before they are gone soon!


Details of the 2012 Dragon Medals>>
Details of the 2013 Snake Medals>>
Details of the 2014 Horse Medals>>
Details of the 2015 Goat Medals>>
Details of the 2016 Monkey Medals>>
Details of the 2017 Cockerel Medals>>

Details of the 2018 Dog Medals>>

Handsome Presentation with Numbered Certificate
The Pig Medal comes in a wide range of configurations for you to choose from. Each medal or set comes with a deluxe presentation box, a numbered Certificate of Authenticity and a Chinese zodiac souvenir booklet, FREE! Not only are they the must-haves for people born in the Year of the Pig, they are also ideal for you to keep or to give away as gifts for any festive occasions.

▲The Chinese Year of the Pig: 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019



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