Its name combines "mer" meaning the sea and "lion". Merlion is one of the icons in Singapore, the unique creature consist of a head of a lion and a body of a fish. It is said to be that the fish body represents Singapore's origin as a fishing village when it was called Temasek which means "sea town" in Javanese. The lion head represents Singapore's original nameSingapura meaning lion city. Besides being a tourism marketing icon of Singapore, the Merlion is also used to symbolize Singapore in art and popular culture nowadays and also used as a mascot of Singapore.The image of Singapores national mascot, the Merlion, is embossed on a 1g 999.9 fine gold bar. The new version of the Singapore Merlion gold bar design portrays Singapores national mascot, the Merlion, as a fountain with water gushing out from its mouth. The design also includes the inscription SINGAPORE «MERLION, the Medallions weight and fineness, and PureGold webpage address.
Each bar is accompanied by a numbered Certification of Authenticity. Current Mintage: 5,000 pcs. Availability: In Stock Condition: Uncirculated Material: 999.9 Fine Gold Product Year: 2019 Product Size: 8.20mm x 16.20mm Weight: 1 Gram.A hybrid orchid between the Burmese Vanda teres and the Malayan Vanda Hookeriana, the Vanda (Miss Joaquim) was bred by horticulturist Agnes Joaquim and chosen as Singapore national flower in 1981. Vanda Miss Joaquim was also selected as the national flower due to its hardy and resilient qualities, and its unique trait of blooming throughout the year. These are characteristics which reflect Singapores continuous pursue for progress and excellence in all aspects of life, and symbolize Singapores never ending hope and renewal of the future. This robust free-flowering plant has long been a symbol of love and beauty, making it an elegant addition to any gold collection. The image of Singapore orchid is embossed on a 1g 999.9 fine gold. The Orchid gold Medallion design portrays an image of Vanda Miss Joaquim. The design also includes the inscription SINGAPORE ORCHID, the Medallions weight and fineness. Each bar is accompanied by a GS Assay Certification of Authenticity. Current Mintage: 5,000 pcs Availability: In Stock Condition: Uncirculated Material: 999.9 Fine Gold Product Year: 2016 Product Size: 8.20mm x 16.20mm Weight: 1 Gram.
The item "1g x 2 Merlion Fountain and SG Orchid set (Series 2) Gold Bar/ 999.9 Pure Gold" is in sale since Wednesday, October 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Gold\Bars & Rounds".sg" and is located in Singapore.This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Australia.