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SKU #1712915

Baby Rooster 1/2oz silver proof coin

SKU #1712915

Baby Rooster 1/2oz silver proof coin

Struck from ½oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, this 2017 Baby Rooster coin is limited to no more than 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 coin’s reverse depicts a colour representation of a baby rooster against a backdrop of flowers. The Chinese character for ‘rooster’, the inscription ‘Year of the Rooster’.

Each coin is housed in a classic display case within an illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

  • Mint: The Perth Mint
  • Issue date: 1 November 2016
  • Metal: 99.9% silver
  • Finish: Proof
  • Denominations: 50c(TVD)
  • Mintage: 7,500
  • Minimum weight: 15.553g
  • Maximum diameter: 32.6mm
  • Maximum thickness: 3.1mm
  • Designer: Jennifer McKenna