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2015 British Lunar Year of the Sheep 1/4 oz Gold Coin BU

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Known as the Shengxiao Series, the famed lunar series of gold and silver coins from the Royal Mint of England is a popular option among collectors and investors alike. Each year, there is a new design on the reverse of the coins with the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse side. Today, you have the opportunity to purchase 2015 British Lunar Year of the Sheep 1/4 oz Gold Coins online at Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with a protective plastic flip, a mint tube of 20, or a Monster Box of 400 coins!
  • 2nd issue in the Shengxiao Series from the Royal Mint of England!
  • Limited mintage of just 5,000 gold coins!
  • Contains 1/4 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
  • The face value of 25 (GBP) is backed by England.
  • On the obverse is Queen Elizabeth II.
  • The reverse features the image of two sheep looking back at one another.

The Shengxiao Series was introduced in 2014 by the Royal Mint of England as an answer to other popular series from the Perth Mint. s the demand for lunar-themed designs grew, mints around the world responded with new programs for investors and collectors to grab up.


On the obverse of all 2015 British Lunar Year of the Sheep 1/4 oz Gold Coins is the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. This particular design was created for the Royal Mint of England in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley. His design is the fourth-generation effigy for British coins and depicts the Queen in right-profile relief wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara. This is rumored to be the Queens favorite crown or tiara and is showcased on countless denominations of UK currency.


The reverse of 2015 British Lunar Year of the Sheep Gold Coins includes a design with two mountain goats. These sheep look back at one another over their bodies, necks turned, with their large horns curled around their heads.


Wuon Gean-Ho was the designer for the Royal Mint of Englands Shengxiao Series for its first several years. The collection has the same design on the reverse of its gold and silver coins, with the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse each year.


2015 British Lunar Year of the Sheep 1/4 oz Gold Coins are available to you in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The coins arrive individually inside of protective plastic flips, while multiples of are available in tubes of 20 coins or Monster Boxes of 400 coins that include 20 tubes in total.

Please feel free to contact Provident Metals with your 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 2015
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Royal Mint
Thickness 1.2 mm
Diameter 22 mm
Inner Pack 20
Outer Pack 400
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination 25 GBP
Country Great Britain
Designer (Obverse) Wuon-Gean Ho
Designer (Reverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series British Gold Lunar Sheep Coin
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 5,000
Packaging Plastic Flip
Metal Content .25 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2571785