Lunar pig delightful in 1oz gold

A landmark Australian coin program sought by collectors worldwide reaches its finale in 2019 with depictions of the ultimate animal from the 12-year lunar calendar.

Easy-going, sincere and calm under pressure are character traits said to be present in everyone born under the influence of the pig in 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007 and 2019.

2019 year of the pig design

Each coin portrays the highly intelligent animal amid stylised rocks and foliage including a peony flower. 

The Chinese pinyin character for 'pig' and the inscription 'Year of the Pig' also appear on the reverse with The Perth Mint's traditional 'P' mintmark.

04 australian lunar gold coin series ii year of the pig 2019 1oz gold proof InCase

Elegant packaging and numbered certificates

Accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity, each release is housed in an elegant oval-shaped display case and illustrated lunar-themed shipper.

Available in a three-coin set

Gold Proof Lunar pigs are available as individual 1oz, 1/4oz and 1/10oz coins, or in a three-coin set comprising all three issues.



Year 2019
Metal Gold
Gold Content (Troy oz) 1.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 100.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.107
Maximum Diameter (mm) 39.34
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.10
Maximum Mintage 6,000
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

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