22 November 2018

MAS unveils 2019 Year of Boar Almanac coins

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has unveiled the 2019 Year of the Boar Almanac coins, the third issue in the Singapore Fourth Chinese Almanac Coin Series

Source: MAS. A gold and silver set of coins.
Source: MAS. A gold and silver set of coins.
The series is issued over a span of 12 years, from 2017 to 2028. Each year’s issue depicts a zodiac animal in a park or natural landscape setting in Singapore. 

The 2019 Year of the Boar coins, to be issued on 1 January 2019, will feature the boar with Pulau Ubin in the background. Pulau Ubin is Singapore’s second largest offshore island. There are 10 different versions, comprising various metallic compositions, minting relief effects and shapes. Special premium sets consisting of various coin combinations will also be available. 

The obverse of the coins bears the Singapore coat of arms with the year 2019.


The coins will be sold by The Singapore Mint. For enquiries and orders, call +65 6566 2626 or check online. Orders must reach The Singapore Mint by 16 December 2018. The coins will be subjected to balloting if oversubscribed.