Diwali is an ancient Hindu five day ‘festival of lights’. Celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and some Buddhists around the world, is it considered one of the happiest holidays in India and Nepal. The main theme of the festival is the triumph of light over darkness, goodness over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair.
99.99% Pure Silver
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver.
Vivid Colour Design
The reverse of the coin features a coloured representation of Lakshmi the Hindu goddess of wealth, health, fortune and prosperity, sitting on a lotus flower with gold coins pouring out of her hands, symbolising material and spiritual wealth. The design includes the inscription ‘happy diwali’ and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination and the 2017 year-date.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the Diwali Festival 2017 1oz Silver Coin.
Presentation Packaging with Numbered Certificate
The coin is housed in a contemporary, latex case which displays both sides of the coin. The case is packaged within a beautifully illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.