Sri Temasek 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 Sri Temasek building, designated as the official residence for the Republic of Singapore Prime Minister, is featured on the other half of the obverse design. The reverse design features the official Istana logo.
The Sri Temasek building is a 19th century bungalow, that has intricate timber arcade which is unique with a mixture of eastern and western decorative motifs. Replacements made from aluminum-cast alloy were made during its restoration in 2008.
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|