The obverse features the emblem of the Bank of Mongolia, and below is 1000 Togrog in Cyrillic lettering. Below that is MONGOLIA 0.5 g .9999 GOLD in Latin lettering.
The reverse shows a pig facing left placed within an elaborately designed edge. Similar elements can be found on the flank and cheek of the pig. The exergue features the year of issue 2019.
The face of the banknote shows the emblem of the Bank of Mongolia, including the inscription BANK of MONGOLIA. It is certified that these minted commemorative notes are legal tender of the Bank of Mongolia (The Central Bank).
The back features a pig decorated with floral elements. Guilloches and floral elements in the background. Inscriptions: YEAR OF THE PIG and the denomination of 100.
It is a tradition that in celebration of the Chinese New Year, people all over world exchange gifts. Gifts of money are still the most frequently chosen presents in China. Traditionally, they are put in red envelopes, and an old Chinese joke says that at the end of the day you have received just as much money as you have given away.
The second most popular gift in China is the lucky symbol connected to the Chinese zodiac that initiates the new Lunar Year. Countless gifts shaped like or depicting a pig will once again be available to mark the Year of the Pig.
With its range of products, CIT Coin Invest AG combines all of these characteristics in honor of the new year: Money shaped like or depicting a pig in the appropriate red packaging. Collectors should get their hands on this coin before all numismatic rarities have been given away as gifts at the turn of the Chinese New Year.