Istana Building 1oz 999 Fine Silver Proof-Like Medallion
Member Price: S$105.00
The design features one-half of the Centre Gate, an intricate cast-iron gate which served as the main gate and a receiving post for visitors, that was built in 1931. The Istana building, designated as the office of the Republic of Singapore President, is featured on the other half of the obverse design. The reverse design features the official Istana logo.
The Istana building’s façade is ornamented with Doric columns on the first storey and Ionic columns on the second storey. To improve ventilation in the humid Singaporean climate, the building uses deep verandahs and louvered windows.
In commemoration of the Istana 150th anniversary, The Istana has collaborated with The Singapore Mint to produce the Istana Souvenir Series.The series was launched by Madam Halimah Yacob, 8th President of the Republic of Singapore.
Completed in 1869, the Istana which means “Palace” in Malay, is the office of the President of the Republic of Singapore. The Istana Souvenir Series introduces the five unique medallion designs featuring the architecture of the buildings within the Istana compounds and significant event highlights of the Istana.
A total of eight different silver medallion and card products with limited mintages are available in the Istana Souvenir Series. Collect a piece of Istana Souvenir Series to remember this significant moment in history!
|Country Of Issue||Singapore|
|Material||999 Fine Silver|
|Dimensions||35.00 x 35.00 mm|
|Unit Of Measure||Pieces|