When the China Mint began minting the Panda Silver coin series consistently in 1989, no one could have expected the Silver Pandas to one day become just as popular and collectible as the Gold Pandas that started in 1982. The Silver Panda series took off and hasn't looked back since. Along with the standard 1-ounce Silver Panda, the China Mint also began minting the Silver Panda in an exclusive 5-ounce low mintage version that takes all the intricate details and superior minting and makes them larger and more impressive.
However, after making limited quantities of 5-ounce Silver Pandas starting in 1989, they stopped making them "cold turkey" after 1995, going on an 8-year hiatus until 2003. By the time the China Mint started minting 5-ounce Silver Pandas again in 2003, the price and value of the original 5-ounce Silver Pandas went through the roof, making them some of the most desired Panda coins ever minted. Since 2003, they have continued making 5-ounce Silver Pandas, keeping the mintage low at 10,000 per year. The popularity of the original 5-ounce Silver Pandas has "spilled over" into the newer issues, to the point that the 2004 issue of the 5-ounce Silver Panda is sold-out and unavailable from Panda America. For a limited time we do have a select few of new 5-ounce Silver Pandas available from the years 2003, 2005, 2006, and 2007.
With the popularity of these coins at an all time high and the prices of precious metals rising, these coins won't be available or in stock for very long. In addition, you won't see prices for these coins this low ever again! Don't hesitate, call Panda America TODAY at 1-800-472-6327 or visit our website at www.PandaAmerica.com