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1987 Chinese Panda 1/2 oz Gold Coin Sealed

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Few coin collections are as popular as the Chinese Panda bullion series. Launched in 1982 with gold bullion coins, the series was a landmark release as it was the first to use new reverse design elements annually. Today, you have the chance to get 1987 Chinese Panda 1/2 oz Gold Coins online from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with a sealed protective pouch!
  • 6th coin in the Chinese Panda 1/2 oz Gold Series!
  • Contains 1/2 Troy oz of .999 pure gold.
  • The face value of 50 Yuan is fully backed by the Chinese government.
  • On the obverse is the exterior of the Hall of Prayer for Abundant Harvests.
  • The reverse depicts a panda drinking water from a pond.

The wooden structure, without the use of any nails, showcases the exceptional craftsmanship of ancient Chinese architecture. The Hall of Prayer for Abundant Harvests is one of the most iconic symbols of Beijing and a testament to the profound spiritual and cultural significance attached to agriculture in traditional Chinese society.


Imprinted on the obverse design of the 1987 Panda 1/2 oz Gold Coin is the awe-inspiring image of the Hall of Prayer for Abundant Harvests. Located in the Temple of Heaven Complex, nestled in the heart of south-central Beijing, this portrayal showcases the exterior view of the building, with the main staircase leading up to the grand entry doors. Inscriptions here read the nation of issue and 1987.


As for the reverse side of the 1987 Chinese Panda Gold Coins, a captivating scene unfoldsa Giant Panda depicted in all its glory. The unique design of this year’s edition captures the panda in left-profile relief, elegantly bending down to drink from a tranquil body of water. Inscriptions include 1/2 OZ, AU, .999, and 50 YUAN.


The Chinese Panda Series debuted in 1982 with 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz gold. In 1983, silver proofs and 1/20 oz gold coins were introduced, with 2022 seeing the introduction of a platinum coin.


Your 1987 Chinese Panda 1/2 oz Gold Coin is available to purchase from Provident Metals with a sealed protective pouch. The coins come from the sixth year of availability in the series.

Please contact Provident Metals if you have any questions. You can call us at 800-313-3315, chat with us live online, or email us directly.

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Product Details

Year 1987
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Producer Chinese Mint
Thickness 1.85 mm
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Uncirculated
Denomination 50 Yuan
Country Republic of China
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Chinese Panda
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Sealed Plastic
Metal Content .5 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 4006258