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Gold Pandas and Commemoratives

The Chinese Gold Panda series began in 1982 with 1/10 ounce, 1/4 ounce, 1/2 ounce, and 1 ounce medals and over the years it has grown to include numerous other sizes. Each year features a different Panda design, and in some years medals were struck for coin shows or to commemorate various anniversaries. In recent years Panda coin collecting has seen a surge in popularity both in the United States and in China.

NGC recognizes a number of major varieties of gold Pandas. For Pandas dated 1989 to 1999 we will automatically attribute Large and Small date varieties, including the more nuanced Large Date Serif 1 and Large Date Plain 1 for 1999 Pandas. The 2000 Pandas are attributed with Frosted Ring or Mirrored Ring.

The VarietyPlus attribution guide includes images to help identify the different varieties of gold Pandas. While some varieties can be attributed with ease, smaller sized coins can be significantly more difficult. For additional information about gold Pandas, visit the NGC Chinese Modern Coin Price Guide.



Denom.MS/PFDateFee*NGC Label
G5YMS1989 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G5YMS1989 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G5YMS1990 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G5YMS1990 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G5YMS1991 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G5YMS1991 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G5YMS1992 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G5YMS1992 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE - HIGH 2
G5YMS1992 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G5YMS1993 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G5YMS1993 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G5YMS1994 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G5YMS1994 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G5YMS1995 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G5YMS1995 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G5YMS1996 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G5YMS1996 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G5YMS1997 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G5YMS1997 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G5YMS1998 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G5YMS1998 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G5YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE SERIF 1
G5YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE PLAIN 1
G5YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G5YMS2000 CHINA-PANDA FROSTED RING
G5YMS2000 CHINA-PANDA MIRRORED RING
G20YMS2003 CHINA-PANDA FROSTED BAMBOO
G20YMS2003 CHINA-PANDA MIRRORED BAMBOO
G10YMS1989 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G10YMS1989 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G10YMS1990 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G10YMS1990 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G10YMS1991 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G10YMS1991 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G10YMS1992 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G10YMS1992 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE - HIGH 2
G10YMS1992 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G10YMS1993 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G10YMS1993 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G10YMS1994 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G10YMS1994 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G10YMS1995 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G10YMS1995 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G10YMS1996 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G10YMS1996 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G10YMS1997 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G10YMS1997 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G10YMS1998 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G10YMS1998 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G10YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE PLAIN 1
G10YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE SERIF 1
G10YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G10YMS2000 CHINA-PANDA FROSTED RING
G10YMS2000 CHINA-PANDA MIRRORED RING
G25YMS1989 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G25YMS1989 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G25YMS1990 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G25YMS1990 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G25YMS1991 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G25YMS1991 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G25YMS1992 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G25YMS1993 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G25YMS1993 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G25YMS1994 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G25YMS1994 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G25YMS1995 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G25YMS1995 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G25YMS1996 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G25YMS1996 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G25YMS1997 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G25YMS1997 CHINA-PANDA - FROSTED LEG GAP SMALL DATE
G25YMS1997 CHINA-PANDA - MIRRORED LEG GAP SMALL DATE
G25YMS1998 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G25YMS1998 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G25YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE SERIF 1
G25YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE PLAIN 1
G25YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G25YMS2000 CHINA-PANDA FROSTED RING
G25YMS2000 CHINA-PANDA MIRRORED RING
G100YMS2003 CHINA-PANDA FROSTED BAMBOO
G100YMS2003 CHINA-PANDA MIRRORED BAMBOO
G50YMS1989 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G50YMS1989 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G50YMS1990 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G50YMS1990 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G50YMS1991 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G50YMS1994 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G50YMS1995 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G50YMS1995 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G50YMS1996 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G50YMS1996 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G50YMS1997 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G50YMS1997 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G50YMS1998 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G50YMS1998 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G50YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE PLAIN 1
G50YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE SERIF 1
G50YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G50YMS2000 CHINA-PANDA FROSTED RING
G50YMS2000 CHINA-PANDA MIRRORED RING
G200YMS2003 CHINA-PANDA FROSTED BAMBOO
G200YMS2003 CHINA-PANDA MIRRORED BAMBOO
G100YMS1989 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G100YMS1989 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G100YMS1990 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G100YMS1990 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G100YMS1991 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G100YMS1991 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G100YMS1992 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G100YMS1992 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G100YMS1993 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G100YMS1993 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G100YMS1994 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G100YMS1994 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G100YMS1995 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G100YMS1995 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G100YMS1996 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G100YMS1996 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G100YMS1997 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G100YMS1997 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G100YMS1998 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE
G100YMS1998 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G100YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE SERIF 1
G100YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA LARGE DATE PLAIN 1
G100YMS1999 CHINA-PANDA SMALL DATE
G100YMS2000 CHINA-PANDA FROSTED RING
G100YMS2000 CHINA-PANDA MIRRORED RING
G100YPF1988 CHINA-DRAGON SMALL DATE
G100YPF1988 CHINA-DRAGON LARGE DATE


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