Australian Lunar 2017 Year of the Rooster 1oz Gold Proof Coloured Coin

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Australian Lunar 2017 Year of the Rooster 1oz Gold Proof Coloured Coin from The Perth Mint, 

Key features :

  • Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
  • 2017 Year of the Rooster Design
  • Australian Legal Tender
SKU 2S1715DDAA

Story

Year of the rooster

People ruled by the Chinese Lunar rooster were born in 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and 2017, with those born under the influence of this sign said to be hardworking, loyal, honest, and sociable.

2017 Year of the Rooster design

The reverse depicts a rooster standing in a stylised Chinese scene featuring bamboo and leaves. 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.

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Stylish packaging and numbered certificate 

The coin is housed in an oval-shaped, glossy black and timber-inspired display case and illustrated lunar-themed shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.

Specifications

Specifications

Year 2017
Metal Gold
Gold Content (Troy oz) 1.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 100.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.112
Maximum Diameter (mm) 39.34
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.50
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

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