Announcement of the People’s Bank of China (2020) No. 12
The People’s Bank of China is to issue a set of 2021 Chinese Xin Chou Year（Year of the Ox）gold and silver commemorative coins on 15th October, 2020. The set consists of 15 coins, including nine gold coins and six silver coins. All of them are the legaltendered coins of the People’s Republic of China.
Design of the Coins
Obverse Design
Each coin in the set bears the common obverse design of national emblem of the People’s Republic of China with Chinese traditional auspicious patterns, country name, and the year of issue.
Reverse Design
All fifteen coins in the set are printed “Xin Chou” in Chinese and denominations, and carrying the following designs:
The 10kg round gold coin and the 500g round gold coin depict a decorative design of an ox.
The 2kg round gold coin and the 10g fanshaped gold coin depict a realistic description of an ox.
The 1kg plum blossom shaped gold coin, the 1kg round silver coin, and the 30g plum blossom shaped silver coin depict a decorative design of an ox.
The 150g rectangle gold coin, the 150g rectangle silver coin, and the 30g fanshaped silver coin depict a realistic description of oxen with a tree and mountains in the background.
The 150g round colored gold coin depicts a decorative design of an ox adorned with sunflowers (partially color).
The 15g plum blossom shaped gold coin depicts a decorative design of an ox.
The 3g round colored gold coin and the 30g round colored silver coin depict a decorative design of an ox adorned with auspicious patterns (partially color).
The 150g colored silver coin depicts a decorative design of and ox (partially color).
Specifications and Mintage of the Coins
The 10kg round gold coin, is proof coin, has diameter of 180mm, face value of 100000 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 10 kilograms of pure gold. The maximum mintage is 18 pieces.
The 2kg round gold coin, is proof coin, has diameter of 110mm, face value of 20000 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 2 kilograms of pure gold. The maximum mintage is 50 pieces.
The 1kg plum blossom shaped gold coin, is proof coin, has circumscribed circle diameter of 100mm, face value of 10000 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 1 kilogram of pure gold. The maximum mintage is 118 pieces.
The 500g round gold coin, is proof coin, has diameter of 80mm, face value of 5000 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 500 grams of pure gold. The maximum mintage is 500 pieces.
The 150g rectangle gold coin, is proof coin, has dimension of 64mm * 40mm, face value of 2000 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 150 grams of pure gold. The maximum mintage is 600 pieces.
The 150g round colored gold coin, is proof coin, has diameter of 60mm, face value of 2000 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 150 grams of pure gold. The maximum mintage is 1000 pieces.
The 15g plum blossom shaped gold coin, is proof coin, has circumscribed circle diameter of 27mm, face value of 200 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 15 grams of pure gold. The maximum mintage is 6000 pieces.
The 10g fanshaped gold coin, is proof coin, has circumradius of 51mm, inradius of 36mm, and central angle of 30 degrees, face value of 150 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 10 grams of pure gold. The maximum mintage is 10000 pieces.
The 3g round colored gold coin, is proof coin, has diameter of 18mm, face value of 50 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 3 grams of pure gold. The maximum mintage is 120000 pieces.
The 1kg round silver coin, is proof coin, has diameter of 100mm, face value of 300 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 1 kilogram of pure silver. The maximum mintage is 5000 pieces.
The 150g rectangle silver coin, is proof coin, has dimension of 80mm * 50mm, face value of 50 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 150 grams of pure silver. The maximum mintage is 5000 pieces.
The 150g round colored silver coin, is proof coin, has diameter of 70mm, face value of 50 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 150 grams of pure silver. The maximum mintage is 10000 pieces.
The 30g plum blossom shaped silver coin, is proof coin, has circumscribed circle diameter of 40mm, face value of 10 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 30 grams of pure silver. The maximum mintage is 50000 pieces.
The 30g fanshaped silver coin, is proof coin, has circumradius of 85mm, inradius of 60mm, and central angle of 30 degrees, face value of 10 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 30 grams of pure silver. The maximum mintage is 30000 pieces.
The 30g round colored silver coin, is proof coin, has diameter of 40mm, face value of 10 yuan, 99.9% of fineness and contains 30 grams of pure silver. The maximum mintage is 200000 pieces.
This set of gold and silver coins, minted by Shenyang Mint Co., Ltd., Shanghai Mint Co., Ltd., and Shenzhen Guobao Mint, is solely distributed by China Gold Coin Incorporation. For more information about the distribution, please visit www.floppylattedesigns.com/qd.
The People’s Bank of China 10th October, 2020
2021 Chinese Xin Chou Year（Year of the Ox）Gold and Silver Commemorative Coins
10kg Round Gold Coin
2kg Round Gold Coin
1kg Plum Blossom Shaped Gold Coin
500g Round Gold Coin
150g Rectangle Gold Coin
150g Round Colored Gold Coin
15g Plum Blossom Gold Coin
10g Fanshaped Gold Coin
3g Round Colored Gold Coin
1kg Round Silver Coin
150g Rectangle Silver Coin
150g Round Colored Silver Coin
30g Plum Blossom Silver Coin
30g Fanshaped Silver Coin
30g Round Colored Silver Coin
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