Australian Lunar Series II 2009 Gemstone Ox 1kg Silver Coin

  • Australian Lunar Series II 2009 Gemstone Ox 1kg Silver Coin
  • Australian Lunar Series II 2009 Gemstone Ox 1kg Silver Coin
  • Australian Lunar Series II 2009 Gemstone Ox 1kg Silver Coin
  • Australian Lunar Series II 2009 Gemstone Ox 1kg Silver Coin
  • Specimen Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Coloured Reverse Design
  • Yellow Citrine Eye Insets
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • ‘P’ Mintmark
  • Limited Mintage
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Presentation Packaging

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Product Information

 

Specimen 99.9% Pure Silver

The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1kg of 99.9% pure silver in specimen quality.

Coloured Reverse With Gemstone Inserts

The coin's reverse depicts a coloured image of an ox and a calf standing on grass with hills in the background.  Both of the calf’s eyes are inset with a citrine gemstone.  As well as the inscription ‘Year of the Ox’ and the Chinese character for ‘ox’, the design also incorporates The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the 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 5,000 Gemstone Edition coins celebrating the 2009 Year of the Ox.

Presentation Packaging

Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the coin is housed in a contemporary red and black display case and illustrated shipper.

Find out more about the Chinese Lunar Calendar and the Year of the Ox here.

Technical Specifications

Silver Content (Troy oz) 32.152
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 30
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 1001.002
Maximum Diameter (mm) 101.00
Maximum Thickness (mm) 14.60
The 2009 Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series celebrates the Year of the Ox – an animal associated with determination, patience and dependability in Chinese culture.  As well as appealing strongly to collectors, this gemstone release makes an ideal gift for all those born in the Year of the Ox - including 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997 and 2009.