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2005 Singapore NUS Centennial 1-oz Gold Proof Coin

Obverse Image - Singapore 2005 NUS Centennial 1-oz Gold Proof Coin
Reverse Image - Singapore 2005 NUS Centennial 1-oz Gold Proof Coin
Coin Specifications
Gold Content1 oz.
Face Value$100
Year of Issue2005

National University of Singapore (NUS) celebrates its Centennial in the year 2005, marking 100 years of tertiary education in Singapore.

The coin design consists of a human figure, a stylised globe, NUS Centennial Logo, the words “National University of Singapore” and the face value.

The central feature depicts the aspirations of NUS in striving towards global excellence. The curves of the figure are shaped according to the letters “NUS”. The legs represent “N”, the head is “U” while the twisting body forms the “S”. This single figure is chosen to reflect people-orientation within the NUS community and to depict NUS as One Body. The figure, reaching towards the star symbol in the logo to signify NUS’ quest for global excellence, is unleashed to rise to new challenges. The leaping form depicts a personal drive to engage in life-long learning.

The obverse of the coin bears the Singapore Arms with the year-date 2005.

The 2005 Singapore NUS Centennial 1oz Gold Proof Coin was struck by the Singapore Mint in the year 2005. Each .999 fine gold coin contains 1 troy ounce (31.1035 grams) of gold and is legal tender with a face value of $100.

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