A mythical creature with the head of a lion and the body of a fish, the Merlion rose to its iconic status as a personification of Singapore in 1964.
The fish body of the Merlion represents the origin of Singapore as a fishing village and the majestic lion head represents the original name of Singapore, Singapura, which means “Lion City” in Malay.
Besides being a tourism marketing icon of Singapore, the Merlion is also used to symbolize Singapore in art and popular culture nowadays.
999.9 Fine Gold
The image of Singapore’s national mascot, the Merlion, is embossed on a 5g 999.9 fine gold bar.
Iconic Reverse Design
The new version of the Singapore Merlion gold bar design portrays Singapore’s national mascot, the Merlion, as a fountain with water gushing out from its mouth. The design also includes the inscription SINGAPORE «MERLION, the coin’s weight and fineness, and PureGold webpage address.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Each bar is accompanied by a numbered Certification of Authenticity.
Current Mintage: 5,000 pcs
Material: 999.9 Fine Gold
Product Year: 2019
Product Size: 8.20mm x 16.20mm
Commissionable Value: .00