Subscription for the Year of the Tiger commemorative coins starting next Monday

July 6th, 2021

The Monetary Authority of Macao (AMCM) will be launching 2022 Year of the Tiger commemorative coins and online registration for the subscription will start on next Monday (12 July 2021). 

The obverse design of 2022 Year of the Tiger commemorative coins features the outline of the Chinese Zodiac sign, portrayed with a vibrant display of the distinctive Portuguese-inspired patterned tiles.  The reverse design features a World Heritage Site of Macao in a low angle perspective presentation, sculpted in the latest angular high relief minting technique.  The Year of the Tiger commemorative coins comprise a 1 oz and a 5 oz Silver Proof coin as well as a 0.5 oz Gold Proof coin.  The selling price of the coins is MOP1,230, MOP7,200 and MOP15,000 respectively.

Holders of Macao SAR resident identity card, and who are aged 18 or above, can register online for subscription of the said coins via AMCM webpage ( from 9:00am on 12 July 2021 until 6:00pm on 30 July 2021.  During the mentioned period, a service counter will be set up at the lobby of AMCM to provide registration service for those elderly citizens who require assistance.

Each subscriber can only conduct a single subscription, for a maximum of one piece of each of the three said commemorative coins.  In the event of oversubscription, the allotment for each type of commemorative coins will be determined by computer balloting.  Ballot results will be communicated via SMS messages on 6 August 2021.  Subscribers can also browse the ballot results on AMCM webpage from that day onwards.

Successful subscribers or their representatives should bring along the photocopy of the Macao SAR resident identity card of the successful subscribers and make the full payment for the allocated commemorative coins at Banco Nacional Ultramarino, S.A. between 9 August and 20 August 2021.  It is expected that the commemorative coins will be available for pick-up starting from December 2021 onwards.

For further details relating to the online registration and subscription procedures, please refer to our webpage or call 28565071.

Monetary Authority of Macao
7 July 2021

Attached photo: Online registration for subscription of the commemorative coins for the 2022 Year of the Tiger will be available from 12 July

Last revision: 2021-07-07 16:30:27