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SKU #1712913

2017 Australian Lunar Rooster 1oz silver proof high relief coin

SKU #1712913

2017 Australian Lunar Rooster 1oz silver proof high relief coin

Struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, this 2017 Year of the Rooster high-relief coin is limited to just 7,500.
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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, 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.

Each coin is housed in a classic red and black presentation case and themed shipper, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

  • Mint: The Perth Mint
  • Issue date: 1 November 2016
  • Metal: 99.99% silver
  • Finish: Proof
  • Denominations: $1
  • Mintage: 7,500
  • Minimum weight: 31.107g
  • Maximum diameter: 32.6mm
  • Maximum thickness: 6mm