2023 1 oz Samoa Four Guardians White Tiger 999 Silver Bu coin



These silver coins are the first release of the new Four Guardians series (also known as Four Auspicious Beasts Series). This new collection inspired by the myths of China and South East Asia, brings coins based on the Four Symbols. Each symbol is represented by an animal, season and cardinal direction.


  • Ships individually in protective packaging
  • Consisting of 1 oz of 999 Fine Silver
  • Reverse: Features a depiction of a fierce tiger roaring, a compass surrounded by smoke and the inscription "White Tiger Of The West Autumn"
  • Obverse: Features an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the artist's initials, the coat of arms of Samoa and the inscriptions "SAMOA 2023" and "1 oz Ag 999 2 DOLLARS"

The Four Guardians have been a part of Chinese mythology for over 6000 years. These four auspicious beasts represent the four cardinal directions of the compass, as well as the four seasons.

The White Tiger is one of the four auspicious beasts, it represents the West and the season of Autumn. It is believed to be a protector from evil spirits as well as mortal enemies.


This exclusive series features the four mythic guardians: the White Tiger of the West, the Black Warrior Tortoise of the North, the Azure Dragon of the East, and the Vermilion Bird of the South. These coins are issued for Samoa and have a legal tender value guaranteed by the central bank of the island.