2023 Republique du Tchad Dragon Hulu Bottle Gourd Antiqued High Relief Silver Coin
This Silver coin shows a Chinese typical bottle-gourd, used for food and medicine and a symbol of good luck and blessings. The coin is shaped, has Antique Finish quality, features a wonderful design with High Relief and comes in a case, along with the the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage of only 688 pcs worldwide!
The coin is shaped like a bottle gourd, considered to bring good luck and blessings to those who carry them, even today. Gourds are also thought to absorb negative energy and protect their owners from evil. The surface of these gourds was sometimes decorated with symbols and stories, as displayed in this beautiful coin. The reverse of the coin depicts a dragon, commonly associated with wisdom in Chinese culture, surrounded by ornaments. The obverse of the coin features an intricate design and the Coat of Arms of Chad with the inscriptions: "REPUBLIQUE DU TCHAD" – the country of issue, "2023" – the year of issue and "5000 FRANCS CFA" – the face value. This coin is struck in a minting technique called "Bi-Metal Plus", combining 2 oz of Copper within two layers of Silver, resulting in a super High Relief.