The Singapore Mint

The Singapore Mint on Saturday launched a series of commemorative Lunar Ox coins struck in cupro-nickel, silver, and gold. The coins celebrate the 2009 Chinese New Year or "Year of the Ox," which begins January 26.

Singapore Issues cupro-nickel, silver and gold "Year of the Ox" coins.

The coins are available as singles, in sets and range from Brilliant Uncirculated to Proof. The gold ox coins comes in three different sizes and denominations. The are two silver commemorative, with the $10 edition colorized and packaged by itself or within the 2- or 3-coin set.

The following table summarizes the offerings, lists current prices and provides direct links to the Mint page for each coin:

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The Singapore Mint launched commemorative coins today celebrating Singapore’s 43 years of independence. $2 silver and cupro-nickel proof versions were released as well as a "2-in-1" set containing each.

2008 Singapore 43 Years of Independence Commemorative Coins

According to the Mint’s announcement, the reverse or tails design of the coins bear the National Day Parade (NDP) logo — a symbol for the NDP 2008 Theme, "Celebrating the Singapore Spirit."

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