5$ Liu Bei - Chinese Heroes

2 oz Ag 999

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Denomination
5 $
Country
Niue Island
Metal
Ag 999
Weight
62,2 g
Size
Ø 45 mm
Quality
Antique Finish
Additions
Printing UV
Additions
High Relief
Additions
Numbered Edge
Mintage
500 pcs
Date of issue
2022-02
Accessories
Certificate, Box
Series
Chinese Heroes
2022-03-21
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Price: 1,199.00 PLN
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The second coin of the new series  "Chinese Heroes". To meet the fascination with the Far East, we decided to create a series of coins dedicated to the greatest Chinese heroes. Themes related to the Far East are loved by collectors, and coins with this theme sell out quickly and increase in value!

Liu Bei was a Chinese warrior and politician, the founder of the Shu Han state. He was a descendant of one of the emperors of the Han dynasty. In 214 he gained control of western Sichuan. In 219 he captured the Han River valley. In 221 he proclaimed himself emperor. He was succeeded by his son, Hou Zou.

Culturally, due to the popularity of the 14th-century historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Liu Bei is widely regarded as an ideal, benevolent and humane ruler who cared for his people and chose good advisors for his government. His fictional counterpart in the novel was a salutary example of a ruler who upheld moral values such as loyalty and compassion. Historically, he was a brilliant politician and leader.

The coin was struck from two ounces of pure fine silver, with the high relief perfectly displaying all the details of the refined design. The reverse of the coin depicts a warrior at the side of a dragon - in the folklore and art of China a symbol of the power to bring good luck. It also personifies the concept of yang. The dragon on the coin was decorated with colourful print, which emphasises its important role.

The obverse of the coin is decorated with beautiful Chinese ornaments. The mintage is only 500 pieces!

 

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