- Mintage Limit - 8000
- The Grandeur of Heritage Orchids Series
- Coin in capsule+with Certificate of Authenticity+Presentation case
The orchid has become the national symbol of Singapore for possessing exquisite beauty and mysterious appeal. We have always been fascinated by the incredible diversity of color and bizarre shapes of these unique blooms that have inspired the creation of this splendidly designed set of ten silver proof coins by Singapore.
With the possible exception of the rose, no other flower inspires such wonder or passion as the orchid. It is the national flower and a important symbol for Singapore. To celebrate the beauty of these unique blooms, the Monetary Authority of Singapore proudly presents the The Grandeur of Heritage Orchids Series. This coin set, which comprises 10 Silver Proof coins each featuring an orchid in full colour, epitomises the effulgence of the 10 local hybrids.
The obverse of the coin s bears the Singapore Coat of Arms . There are also the inscriptions denoting the year of the coin’s mintage and the name of the issuing country.
This coin set comprises 10 Silver Proof coins, each featuring the following species of orchids : Vanda Tan Chay Yan , Aranda Majula , Dendrobium Singa Mas , Vanda Mimi Palmer , Aranda Tay Swee Eng , Oncidium Goldiana , Spathoglottis Primrose , Vanda Amy , Aranda Noorah Alsagoff and Aranthera Anne Black . The reverse of each coin contains the inscriptions indicating the coin’s face value, its weight and fineness as well as the Latin name of the flower. The design ha s also incorporated a special feature at the bottom of the coins, where the contours of the respective orchids are housed within a leaf-shaped enclosure.