British Silver Lunar Coins
The first release of the 1oz silver British Lunar series from the Royal Mint was in 2014. The collection is known as ShengXiao, named after the Chinese Zodiac calendar which is inspired by 12 animals who have their own characteristics and qualities. The latest series has released the 1oz 2021 Year of the OX, the 2020 year if the Rat, 1oz Pig silver coin the last in the cycle, The Dog year which is the 5th in the series, and Rooster.
Rat, Pig, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig. 2021 is the year of the Ox. The silver coins are legal tender of the United Kingdom with a face value of £2.
With a silver purity of 999, silver coins are traditionally seen as a good way to invest in silver and the affordability of silver coins is always an appealing factor. These coins are said to be bought by investors both in the UK but also all around the world. The popularity of silver bullion is linked to its intrinsic value which makes investing easy for many, as well as it being a stable investment that can withstand economic volatility. Year of the Ox coins is highly popular with silver coin collectors, who often keep them in their collection for many years. The allure of this series lies in its design, craftsmanship and quality. The British Coins are CGT free making them great for UK investors – British 1oz Silver Royal Arms Coins, Britannia’s one-ounce silver and The Queens Beasts 2oz are popular in the UK.