Embark on a journey to the heart of Chinese culture and history with the Temple of Heaven Beijing 2 Oz Silver Coin. This magnificent coin pays homage to one of the most iconic and revered structures in traditional Chinese architecture. The Temple of Heaven is a testament to the skill and craftsmanship of ancient builders, and the coin beautifully captures its grandeur.
At the center of the temple complex stands the awe-inspiring Hall of Prayers for Good Harvests. This remarkable structure, constructed without the use of nails, is a three-level marvel made entirely of wood. The hall played a vital role in the ceremonies of the Ming and Qing emperors, who would offer prayers and sacrifices for abundant harvests. Built in 1402 in Beijing, it took 18 years for the construction of this architectural masterpiece to be completed, coinciding with the completion of the Forbidden City.
Although tragedy struck in 1889 when a fire caused by lightning destroyed the original complex, it was meticulously rebuilt to its original glory in the following years. The restoration efforts ensured that the Temple of Heaven continues to stand as a symbol of spiritual significance and architectural excellence.
Crafted from .999 fine silver, this 2 oz coin captures the intricate beauty of the Temple of Heaven. The antique finish adds depth and character to the design, bringing out the intricate details of the temple's architecture. With a diameter of 38.61 mm, the coin allows for a closer examination of the rich symbolism and cultural significance embodied by the temple.
Limited to a mintage of 1888, this coin is a true collector's item. Each coin is struck using smartminting® technology, achieving ultra-high relief that brings the temple to life. The level of detail and craftsmanship showcased in this coin is a testament to the rich history and cultural heritage of China.
Whether you are a collector, history enthusiast, or admirer of architectural marvels, the Temple of Heaven Beijing 2 Oz Silver Coin is a must-have addition to your collection. It is a tangible piece of Chinese heritage, encapsulating the beauty, spirituality, and artistic prowess of one of the world's most remarkable structures.
The smartminting© technology is a ground-breaking advancement in contemporary numismatics that permits an unparalleled level of ultra-high relief, and it establishes novel benchmarks in the coin industry.
- This technology enables the production of standard weight coins with larger diameters, while maintaining high relief height.
- It also allows for coins with greatly reduced weight to maintain standard relief heights and permits coins with only slightly increased weight to exhibit high reliefs.