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SKU #1712914

2017 Australian Lunar Rooster 1oz silver gilded coin

SKU #1712914

2017 Australian Lunar Rooster 1oz silver gilded coin

Meticulously struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, the 2017 Year of the Rooster gilded coin, would make a perfect gift.
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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.

Coin details
The reverse of the coin depicts a rooster, gilded in 24-carat gold, a hen, and three chicks standing amongst bamboo foliage and flowers. The Chinese character for ‘rooster’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Rooster’ also appear in the design.

The Year of the Rooster Gilded Edition coin is housed in a presentation case and custom-designed shipper, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

  • Mint: The Perth Mint
  • Issue date: 1 November 2016
  • Metal: 99.99% silver
  • Finish: Gilded
  • Denominations: $1
  • Mintage: 50,000
  • Minimum weight: 31.107g
  • Maximum diameter: 45.6mm
  • Maximum thickness: 2.6mm