The Merlion (Malay: Singa-Laut)
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 name—Singapura —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.
999 Fine Silver
The images of Singapore’s top three icons are embossed on a 1Oz 999 fine silver Medallion.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Each Medallion is accompanied by a numbered Certification of Authenticity.
Current Mintage: 3,000 pcs
Current Availability: Order 7 days in advance
Material: 999 Fine Silver
Product Year: 2013
Product Size: 34mm
Weight: 1 Troy Oz (31.1g)