A tapestry of ancient Chinese symbolism comes to life on this distinctly Chinese square-holed coin. Used to string coins together, the square hole also represented Earth. Above the square is the. Symbol illustrating the dynamic and harmonious nature of all opposing forces. Here, that universal balance is represented by an epic battle between China’s two great astrological figures: the Tiger. Earthly, real and the Dragon. A beautiful, thoughtful gift, and a token of good fortune! Only our second holed coin since 2007, your coin is beautifully designed and engraved using traditional Chinese imagery and motifs on both sides. On the obverse side of your coin are two elaborately carved phoenixesfittingly associated with the feminine, the Empress, and the Queen. The phoenixes flank each side of the central square hole, above which is the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The effigy is engraved within a smooth polished circle that is detailed on each side with stylized scrollwork, and this scrollwork is continued in elaborate detail on the bottom half. FEATURES THE AUSPICIOUS NUMBER 8! Your coin prominently features the auspicious number 8amplifying good luck for the year 2016, itself a multiple of this number of good fortune. WORLDWIDE MINTAGE OF ONLY 6,888! A lucky piece, sure to be sought after! 99.99% pure silver. Charles Vinh (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). The item “2016 Canada $8 Silver Proof Tiger and Dragon Yin and Yang Square Hole Coin (OGP)” is in sale since Wednesday, May 9, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “patrioticmint” and is located in Cedarhurst, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, Indonesia, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica.
- Year: 2016
- Denomination: $8
- Strike Type: Proof
- Composition: Silver
- Grade: Ungraded
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada