Named after Agnes Joaquim (1854-1899) who first discovered this orchid, Vanda Miss Joaquim is a orchid hybrid between Vanda hookerana and Vanda teres. It is only found and grown right here in Singapore and not anywhere else. It was chosen as Singapore’s national flower on 15th April 1981 to represent Singapore’s uniqueness and hybrid culture.
The four main petals of the flower represent the four main ethnic groups of Singapore namely, the Chinese, the Malays, the Indians, and the Eurasians. The two supporting petals represent the sharing of glory and pain.
Vanda Miss Joaquim was also selected as the national flower due to its hardy and resilient qualities, and its unique trait of blooming throughout the year. These are characteristics which reflect Singapore’s continuous pursue for progress and excellence in all aspects of life, and symbolize Singapore’s never ending hope and renewal of the future.
999.9 Fine Gold
Comes in a set of two, the image of Singapore’s national flower, Vanda Miss Joaquim Orchid, is embossed on each 1g 999.9 fine gold bar.
Iconic Reverse Design
The 1g Singapore Orchid Gold Bar design portrays a beautiful image of the Singapore’s national flower, Vanda Miss Joaquim Orchid. The design also includes the inscription DISCOVER SINGAPORE, NATIONAL FLOWER, as well as the medallion’s weight and fineness.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Each bar is accompanied by a numbered Certification of Authenticity.
Current Mintage: 5,000pcs / each
Availability: In Stock
Material: 999.9 Fine Gold
Product Year: -
Product Size: 8.20mm x 16.20mm / each
Weight: 1g each
Commissionable Value: .00