2017 Australian Lunar Rooster 1oz silver coloured coin
Struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver, this coloured 2017 Year of the Rooster coin is limited to no more than 10,000.Read more
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In 2017, The Perth Mint’s internationally renowned Australian Lunar Silver Proof Coin Series II celebrates the Year of the Rooster, the tenth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac.
The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and 2017. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be hardworking, loyal, honest, and sociable.
The reverse of the coin depicts a coloured rooster, a hen, and three chicks standing amongst bamboo foliage and flowers. The Chinese character for ‘rooster’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Rooster’.
Each coin is housed in a classic black and red display case and themed shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
- Mint: The Perth Mint
- Issue date: 6 September 2016
- Metal: 99.99% silver
- Finish: Proof
- Denominations: $1
- Mintage: 10,000
- Minimum weight: 31.135g
- Maximum diameter: 45.6mm
- Maximum thickness: 2.6mm