Evergreen leaves and trees have long been treasured throughout many cultures as a symbol of hope, life and renewal. Ancient Egyptians, for example, decorated their homes with green palms in winter, to symbolise the returning powers of the sun god Ra, in the spring.
The modern Christmas tree has evolved from all of these traditions and is today an instantly recognisable symbol of hope, happiness, peace and prosperity.
The coin’s reverse portrays a Christmas tree decorated with festive ornaments against a backdrop of stars.
Each coin is presented in a grey display case with a stunningly illustrated shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.