The 2017 release of The Perth Mint's Lunar Series shows incredible detail in an affordable size with this 1/2 oz colorized coin. 2017 marks the first year of the Silver Lunar coins minted in .9999 fineness, increasing their collectibility.
These magnificent Silver coins celebrate the Year of the Rooster, the 10th animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. A landmark coin series of the highest regard, the Perth Lunars package beautiful designs, limited mintages and universal appeal.
- Contains 1/2 oz of .9999 fine Silver.
- Each coin comes in a protective plastic capsule.
- Obverse: Portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, surrounded by the date, face value and Silver weight and purity.
- Reverse: The design is shown in full color and features a rooster, a hen, and three chicks standing amongst bamboo foliage and flowers. This beautiful lunar design also incorporates the Chinese character for "Rooster," the inscription "Year of the Rooster," and The Perth Mint's traditional "P" mint mark.
- Sovereign coin backed by the Australian government.
|Metal:||Silver (Ag) .999|
|Date of issue:||2017|