China 2006 500 yuan KM-1687
"500 Yuan 2006. Panda. Polierte Platte. FDC. (China, five hundred yuan of 2006, panda. Choice Proof.)"The Chinese government has, since the mid 1980's, produced a mind boggling array of bullion related collectibles. The gold panda is one of the most popular. Prior to 2001, the one ounce panda was denominated 100 yuan.
Recorded mintage: 115,600.
Specification: 31.10 g, .999 fine gold, 1.000 troy oz AGW, 32 mm diameter; this specimen 31.16 g.
Catalog reference: KM 1657, Fr-B14.
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