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Pure Silver Coin - The Peaceful Panda, a Gift of Friendship (2018)

Pure Silver Coin - The Peaceful Panda, a Gift of Friendship (2018)

$29.95 CAD
Mintage: While Supplies Last
Canada and US only

Cuddle up to an adorable symbol of friendship! Order today!

This giftable token of goodwill captures the essence of the bamboo-loving, peaceful panda that is an international symbol of friendship. Each special keepsake comes enclosed in a folder-style packaging that easily transforms into an easel, allowing you to proudly showcase the selectively coloured portrait of a treasured emblem of Chinese culture and an adorable animal friend.

A PIECE TO CHERISH OR GIVE! A wonderful gift to celebrate the special friendships in your life! Order today!

Special features:
  • GIVE THE GIFT OF FRIENDSHIP! Crafted from 99.99% pure silver, your captivating coin is an inspiring celebration of friendship, represented by an animal that is an auspicious symbol in Chinese culture and CHINESE CHARACTERS for “friendship”!
  • AN AFFORDABLE KEEPSAKE! One of the most affordable pure silver coins produced by the Royal Canadian Mint!
  • RICH COLOURS! Beautiful selective colour brings the panda to life on the reverse.
  • COMES IN FOLDER-STYLE PACKAGING! Your coin is securely enclosed in a folder-style package that allows you to easily keep this coin on display: simply pop out the easel on the back of the colourful card and it all becomes a piece of art!
  • GST/HST EXEMPT! Your coin is also GST/HST exempt!
  • WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! Order your coin today before it’s too late!


Your coin features a three-quarter view of an international symbol of friendship, the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca). Shown in a seated position as it quietly eats, this seemingly gentle spirit is easily recognized by its black-and-white fur, which is brought to life by selective colour that extends to the mix of grasses and wildflowers. To the left of the panda are the Chinese characters for “friendship”. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

Did you know…
  • The panda’s habitat is limited to six mountains ranges in the central Chinese provinces of Sichuan, Gansu and Shanxi. A census revealed 1,864 giant pandas remain in the wild, with an additional 300 found in breeding centres and zoos around the world; happily, the panda was downgraded from “endangered species” to “vulnerable” in 2016.
  • A panda is a bamboo-eating machine! Foraging and eating can take up to 16 hours of its day, and the panda needs to consume as much as 15 kilograms in order to meet its daily nutritional needs.
  • Giant pandas are unquestionably adorable, but like all bears, it’s always best to give them space. A panda’s molars are seven times larger than a human tooth, and their jaw muscles have to be strong enough to chomp tough bamboo.
  • Females have just one reproductive cycle per year, and it only lasts up to 72 hours. To complicate matters, gender is difficult to determine until the panda is four years old.
  • If a mother gives birth to twin cubs, one of them risks being abandoned. In captivity, keepers help raise both cubs by “twin swapping”: the keepers switch the twins every few days to ensure each will receive some one-on-one care directly from the mother.


Your coin is securely enclosed in a folder-style package that allows you to easily keep this coin on display: simply pop out the easel on the back of the colourful card and it all becomes a piece of art!

Order today!


This coin is gorgeous


Christmas guft

Do not have one



Panda - a first from our Mint.


This is truly a beautiful coin - also the perfect subject put out by our Mint. I bought more than 1 for a fantastic gift this Christmas

Don't use one.

Nakusp, B. C.


As advertised


Gift for Grandchildren




very nice coin. i am glad i bought it


Christmas gift for my wife...…….we were in China last month.


Winnipeg MB Canada


Love this Bear


My daughter in law is going to love this First coin Starting her off.




Packaging was all bent. Sucks bc it's a gift!


Smaller than expected.


Ontario, Canada


Really nice looking product


Really like it


Ottawa, Ontario


Cute and nice coin


Just cute and nice coin




i like this coin It is a great gift for friends.


Several for gifts and also for my collection.


Wichita, Ks USA


after receiving the coin, I dicided I'm going to buy more


I like coins, They are money in the bank.


calgary, alberta



4.6 187


What is the price value of the sliver in the chinse coin


Hello Babboo and thank you for asking. The face value of this coin is $8.


is it easy/possible to remove coin from its paper/plastic enclosure/frame?


Hello and thank you for asking. I sincerely apologize for the late response. It is not easy to remove the coin from the capsule but it can be done. You will need to find the ridge between the top and bottom of the capsule and twist. This should do the trick but you may to insert a very small screwdriver to pry it open. Please note, it is not recommended to take coins out of their capsules.


Is the panda image on the coin Da Mao?


Hello Kitty and thank you for asking. No the panda depicted is not of Da Mao. It is simply a giant panda to celebrate a beloved animal and a longstanding symbol of friendship in Chinese culture.

Chantal (Customer Service)

Is the Panda image a glued on picture? Would like to know the process used.


Hi, the Panda image is painted/printed on the coin.

Yudi (Product Team)

how thick is the coin?


Hi, the Panda coin is nominally 1.80 mm thick.

Yudi (Product Team)

Does this coin come in a protective case like the other coins at the mint?


Hello Fatima and thank you for asking. This coin is not encapsulated. The coin is securely enclosed in a folder-style package that allows you to easily keep this coin on display.

Chantal (Customer Service)

Can the new panda coin be ordered prior to its ship date?


Hello and thank you for asking. The coin is presently available for you to order online.

Chantal (Customer Service)

What is size and weight?


Hello and thank you for asking. The Pure Silver Coin - The Peaceful Panda, a Gift of Friendship (2018) weighs 7.96 g or 1/4 oz. The dimension of the coin is 27mm or 1.063 inches.

Chantal (Customer Service)

what is the weight of the coin in ounces or fraction of an ounce


Half an once


Hello John and thank you for asking. The coin weighs 1/4 oz.

Chantal (Customer Service)


  • No.167250
  • Mintage While Supplies Last
  • Composition99.99% pure silver
  • Finishmodified specimen
  • Weight (g) 7.96
  • Diameter (mm) 27
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificate
  • Face value8 dollars
  • ArtistSusanna Blunt (obverse)

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