The Monetary Authority of Macau proudle presents the Macau Lunar Rabbit Coins, exclusively minted by the Singapore Mint.
The Macau Lunar Rabbit coins are the 4th issue of the 2020-2031 Macau Lunar Coin Series which demonstrate the characteristics of Macau's World Heritage Sites and showcase the unique blend of Macau's Chinese and Portuguese culture through the tasteful design emements and innovactive craftsmanship.
Obverse design: the coin features a lively tamed rabbit, portrayed with vibrant display of pink coloured Portuguese-inspired patterned tiles.
Embellishing the background are lotuses, the city flower of Macau, adding to the intricacy of the coin design. The accompanying test are also thoughtfully arranged to resemble the Map of the Macau Peninsule.
Reverse design: the coin features the Old City Walls intricatedly minted with high relief minting technique. The Old City Walls are remnants of early Portuguese tradition of constructing defensive walls around the port settlements. Built using an elaborate mixtue of clay, soil, sand, rice straw, crushed rocks and oyster shells compacted in successive layers, the Old City Walls shoulder the great responsibility as the guardian of the city.
The coin is designed with a silde angle perspective which shows the sturdiness and toughness of the Old City Walls.