The latest issue in the exclusive Provident Lunar Series has arrived!
We are pleased to introduce the latest issue in the exclusive Provident Lunar Series the Year of the Bull — to celebrate the Chinese lunar Year of the Ox. With a fierce, Texas twist, east flawlessly meets west in .999 silver with an iconic western bull and eastern design elements. It follows other best-selling Provident lunar designs such as the 2019 Year of the Boar and the 2020 Year of the Rat.
The Year of the Ox is important on the Chinese lunar calendar not only as the second year in the cycle 12-year but also for the important role of the ox in Chinese culture. The animals are valued for the role that oxen have played in agriculture, but also for the positive characteristics that have been assigned to the beast and those born under its sign. Oxen are known to be hardworking and reliable, with those born under the sign likewise viewed as hard workers who are said to be honest and humble.
Provident’s 2021 Year of the Bull is currently available in a 1 oz silver round and 10 oz silver bar, with a copper coin issue expected in 2021. The unique obverse captures the strength and muscular frame of the hard-working bull. Like the upward trend it represents in financial markets, the Bull resembles the strength silver provides to one’s portfolio.
The 2021 Year of the Bull is produced exclusively for Provident Metals by SilverTowne Mint, one of the oldest private mints in the nation. SilverTowne has manufactured and distributed beautiful bullion since its inception in 1949 and continues to offer investment-grade products at prices considerably lower than sovereign mints.