Mintages for the early dates were very low, but until recently, prices did not reflect the rarity of these attractive coins. However, withing the last year, the price of the 1st year issue coins has tripled.
Factors driving demand for Pandas
- the bull market in coins and precious metals
- in 2006 China legalized the ownership of gold by chinese citizens
- growing middle and upper class of 300 million people now have the financial means to buy gold and silver