Australian Lunar Series II 2010 Year of the Tiger Silver Proof Coin Issue

  • Australian Lunar Series II 2010 Year of the Tiger Silver Proof Coin Issue
  • 2010 Tiger Silver Proof 1oz Coin
  • 2010 Tiger Silver Proof 1oz Coin
  • 2010 Tiger Silver Proof 1oz Coin
  • 2010 Tiger Silver Proof 1oz Coin
  • 2010 Tiger Silver Proof 3-Coin Set
  • 2010 Tiger Silver Proof 1kg Coin
  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Year of the Tiger Design
  • ‘P’ Mintmark
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Limited Mintage
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Contemporary Presentation
  • Great Gift Idea

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2010 Tiger Silver Proof 1oz Coin 2S1016DAAA AUS $ 97.27
US$ 64.38
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2010 Tiger Silver Proof 3-Coin Set 2S1016ZBAA AUS $ 344.54
US$ 228.03
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2010 Tiger Silver Proof 1kg Coin 2S1016AAAA   Sold Out

Product Information

 
In 2010, the popular Australian Lunar coin series celebrates the Year of the Tiger.

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

Struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, the 2010 releases are available as individual 1 kilo and 1oz coins and in a Three-Coin Set comprising 2oz, 1oz and 1/2oz coins. (1 kilo denomination shown in obverse illustration.)

Year of the Tiger Design

The reverse of each coin depicts a tiger lying under a tree.  As well as the inscription ‘Year of the Tiger’ and the Chinese character for ‘tiger’, the design also incorporates The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, each coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.

Limited Mintage

The Perth Mint will release no more than:

  • 500 individual kilo coins
  • 5,000 individual 1oz coins
  • 1,000 Three-Coin Sets (2oz, 1oz, 1/2oz)

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Each coin and set is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Contemporary Presentation

Silver Proof Lunar Series II coins are housed in contemporary red and black display cases with illustrated shippers.

Great Gift Idea

As well as appealing to proof quality silver coin collectors, these outstanding releases also make great gifts for people born in any year ‘ruled’ by the Chinese Lunar tiger – including 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998 and 2010.

Find out more about the Chinese Lunar Calender and Year of the Tiger here.

Technical Specifications

1 kilo 2oz 1oz 1/2oz
Silver Content (Troy oz) 32.151 2 1 0.5
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 30 2 1 0.50
Fineness (% purity) 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 1001.002   62.270    31.135   15.573   
Maximum Diameter (mm) 100.60 55.60 45.60 36.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 14.60 3.60 2.60 2.30