This is the third issue in the popular Trade Dollar series from the East India Company.
Struck in exceptional proof quality, the reverse side of the silver one-ounce features a detailed depiction of the classic Chinese dragon in the center, surrounded by the text: “THE EAST INDIA COMPANY”, the denomination and a traditional oriental patterned border.
It is engraved with a uniquely patterned obverse which includes an elegant effigy of HM Queen Elizabeth II created by British sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley. The 2019-dated Chinese Trade Dollar silver proof coins have a limited mintage of just 1,888 presentation pieces and are the first coins in the collection issued with in the year 2019.
A lasting tribute to a currency born out of commerce and trade, The East India Company’s Chinese Trade Dollar is part of a five-coin series and is certain to stand out as one of the collection’s most admired pieces.