This Chinese Panda Bear Coin was minted in 1988, The Panda Bear series from China was started in China in 1984 and is still in existence to this day. In 1988 they features a Panda sitting in a Bamboo patch. Real nice detail on this piece. Its been very popular as Earrings. After cutting it is plated in 14 Karat Gold and Rhodium. We mount them on 14 Karat Gold Filled Ear Wires.