While several mints around the world produce coins to celebrate the lunar new year, this 2023 25 Francs two ounce fine silver coin issued by Burundi is one of the most beautiful issues, featuring elegant art, a proof finish, a genuine jade inlay, selective gold plating and a holographic element. The classic engraved design features a pair of rabbits in a field, while the Jadestone element presents an adorable single rabbit. The obverse features the Burundi Coat of Arms with a holographic effect, along with the denomination and silver weight & purity. Mintage is limited to just 1,888 coins. HST/GST exempt.
The 2023 Year of the Rabbit begins on January 22, 2023 and ends on February 9, 2024. The fourth animal in the Chinese zodiac, the rabbit is regarded as the luckiest of the 12 lunar signs. People born in the Year of the Rabbit are noted for their calm and peaceful nature. They avoid confrontation and are highly artistic, sensitive, and intelligent. Other “Rabbit” years are 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011.