The Perth Mint and Australia Post are pleased to celebrate the Year of the Rooster with a stunning Stamp and Coin Cover.
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.
This beautiful Stamp and Coin Cover will make a superb gift or collectable.
Year of the Rooster Design
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 with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
This uncirculated aluminium bronze coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965 and features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date, and the monetary denomination, on the coin’s obverse.
Official Australia Post Stamp and Presentation Envelope
The coin is housed in a beautifully designed card with a circular window revealing the coin’s reverse and obverse designs.
Affixed to the envelope is an official Australia Post $1 and $3 stamp. The stamp is postmarked for the first day of issue and the envelope includes Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity.