The Merlion (Malay: Singa-Laut)
Its name combines "mer" meaning the sea and "lion".Merlion is one of the icons in Singapore, the unique creature consist of a head of a lion and a body of a fish. It is said to be that the fish body represents Singapore's origin as a fishing village when it was called “Temasek” which means "sea town" in Javanese.
The lion head represents Singapore's original name—Singapura —meaning "lion city”. Besides being a tourism marketing icon of Singapore, the Merlion is also used to symbolize Singapore in art and popular culture nowadays and also used as a mascot of Singapore.
999.9 Fine Gold
The image of Singapore’s national mascot, the Merlion, is embossed on a 1oz 999.9 fine gold bar.
Iconic Reverse Design
The 1oz Merlion Gold Bar design portrays a majestic image of Singapore’s national mascot, the Merlion. The design also includes the inscription MERLION, SINGAPORE, 新加坡, the Medallion’s weight and fineness, and GoldSilver Refinery’s “GS” logo mark.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Each bar is accompanied by a numbered Certification of Authenticity.