The 2016 Panda is struck in 0.999 gold fineness. This is bullion coin is sold as an investment product.
The gold Pandas are usually measured in troy ounces however starting with the 2016 coins, they will now be measured in grams. This is thought to be so the Chinese mint can market the coins in grams and kilos within China. The new sizes (in grams) are 30, 15, 8, 3 and 1 and are roughly equivalent to one, half, quarter, tenth and twentieth ounce coins respectively.
The 2016 Pandas were released in December, 2015.
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The obverse of the Chinese Panda coins feature the Temple of Heaven in Beijing.
The reverse design on the gold Panda coin changes most years, making the coins highly collectible to collectors as well as investors. The reverse of the coins shows a panda on a branch.
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