This year’s Perth ANDA Money Expo coin release features the spectacular Year of the Rooster design. 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.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality.
2017 Year of the Rooster Design
The reverse of the coin depicts a coloured 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 with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date, and the monetary denomination.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,000 of the 2017 Year of the Rooster 2oz Silver Proof Coloured Edition.
Elegant Packaging and Numbered Certificate
Each coin is housed in a display case and themed box-shipper featuring the ANDA logo alongside the dates of the Perth Money Expo and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.