2022 Tuvalu Year of The Tiger Quadrant Proof Silver Four-Coin Set
The Quadrant Tiger set consists of four coins that each comprise one quarter of a circle. When arranged together the coins form a circle with a square in the centre reminiscent of the first currency of the Chinese empire. These 'ban liang' coins were first cast during the Qin Dynasty around 200BCE. The four contemporary releases portray a unified composition comprising four tigers by a waterfall with select coloured elements.
Struck by The Perth Mint from 99.99% pure silver, each coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,500 of the Year of the Tiger Quadrant 2022 1oz Silver Four-Coin Set.
The top coin's reverse portrays a tiger balanced on the limb of a tree. The right-sided coin’s reverse depicts a roaring tiger prowling on a riverbank. On the left-sided coin, the reverse design features a tiger with a waterfall in the background. The bottom coin's reverse portrays a tiger lying majestically on rocks.
Each coin's reverse includes The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark.
The obverse of each coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, its weight and purity, monetary denomination and the 2022 year-date.