Symbolizing the victory of light over darkness, Diwali is one of the world’s great festive occasions. Observed by millions of people around the globe, it is celebrated with lights in the form of candles and lamps, and the exchange of many gifts. In 2020, Diwali falls on 14 November.
Lakshmi Gilded Reverse
The medallion’s reverse portrays a gilded image of Lakshmi, the Indian goddess of wealth and prosperity. Coins fall from the palm of the divine figure’s hand as she sits atop a lotus flower, a symbol of beauty and fertility. The design also includes The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Diwali Themed Obverse
The medallion’s obverse features an oil lamp and a pattern inspired by rangoli, an intricate and colourful Indian art form particularly popular during Diwali.
Latex Display Case
Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity, the medallion is housed in a contemporary latex case which comes in a beautifully illustrated shipper.