1 oz Chinese Silver Panda


Buy 1 oz Chinese Silver Panda online with Bitcoin (<10k), wire, check, money order. But, first, learn about the 1 oz Chinese Silver Panda and its’ history.



The Chinese Silver Panda is among the most desired silver bullion coins on the market, thus giving it semi-numismatic silver coin status.

The Chinese Gold Panda was the first Chinese minted bullion, and it was minted as a gold coin in 1982. The 1 oz Chinese Silver Panda was first minted in 1983. Among the first bullion coins issued by the state of China, the 1 oz Chinese Silver Pandas are surely a piece of history. The infamous panda bear design on the silver coin’s reverse side has changed each year save for 2001 and 2001. The 1 oz Chinese Silver Panda‘s obverse shows an outdoor scene of The Hall of Prayer at the Beijing Temple of Heaven.

The Silver Chinese Panda reverse design changes from year-to-year, and features a variety of action poses of the giant panda such as eating bamboo and climbing trees. These images of the giant panda’s charm are depicted with an artist’s clarity on these coins, making the Silver Panda among the most-collected semi-numismatic silver coin.2010 Silver Panda Bear SZ

The Silver Panda coins have aged beyond the quarter century mark and the last 28 years have seen Chinese Gold Pandas, Chinese Platinum Pandas, and Chinese Palladium Pandas.

The Silver Panda has become the standard in precious metal coin series in modern day China. In 1983 the Gold Panda coin won the title of the World’s Best Gold Coin of the Year, the first international award for any Chinese modern commemorative coin.

The first Chinese Panda coins issued in 1983, 1984 and 1985 were minted solely as Silver proof coins, with a silver metal content of 27 grams of .900 fine silver and each with a diameter of 38.6 mm, mintages were only 10,000 for each of the three years. There were no Silver Pandas minted in 1986.

The 1987 Silver Panda was minted in proof quality from 1ozt. sterling (.925 fine) silver with a diameter of 40 mm. All modern Silver Pandas are composed of a full 1oz or 31 grams of .999 Silver. The coin is minted in both bullion and proof quality, each with a diameter of 39mm. In 1997, a colored Silver Panda was released by the China Mint, as well as in 1998 and 1999 each of three coins had a mintage of merely 100,000 coins and came with a case and certificate.

In 2010, 800,000 silver bullion Panda coins were released – the most released in one year by the China Mint.  Silver proof panda coins are not released each year and do have low mintages as low as 8,000 to a mintage high of 31,000 coins.

Early Panda coins sell for astonishing premiums due to their rarity, but do buy from reputable dealers like Gold Silver Bitcoin for there are fakes in large numbers of Giant_Panda_Bear_Face    reaching markets, especially on eBay, so only buy from a reputable source. Most counterfeit Silver Pandas are easily spotted as they do not have 10 Yuan denominations or the silver weight and purity on the coin.

Chinese Panda Series 1983-Present

2000-2013 Silver Panda

Panda’s released 2000-2012 Chinese Silver Panda coins.

Panda Coins

1983-1999 Silver Panda

Panda’s released 1993-1999 Chinese Silver Panda coins.

Chinese Panda Mintage Figures

The Silver Panda bullion coin was first released in 1983, each year a different bear design is released for sale except for 2002. The Panda Can also come in a coloured proof finish for some years too. Below is a list of the varieties of Panda’s that are available and the mintage figures.







1983 10,000 Coloured
1984 10,000 Coloured
1985 10,000 Coloured
1987 31,000 31,000
1989 225,000 25,000
1990 200,000 20,000
1991 100,000 20,000
1992 100,000 20,000
1993 120,000 20,000
1994 100,000 15,000
1995 168,000 10,000
1996 100,000 8,000
1997 600,000 100,000
1998 100,000 100,000
1999 600,000 100,000
2000 600,000
2001 D Mark 250,000
2002 500,000
2003 600,000
2004 600,000
2005 600,000
2006 600,000
2007 600,000
2008 600,000
2009 600,000
2010 600,000





1998 1,998
1999 1,999
2000 2,000
2001 2,000
2002 4,000
2003 4,000
2004 4,000
2005 4,000
2006 4,000
2007 4,000
2008 4,000
2009 4,000
2010 4,000


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