Stunning high relief pig

The latest release in The Perth Mint’s Australian Lunar Gold Coin Series II, this 2019 Year of the Pig Gold Proof High Relief Coin makes a unique collector’s item or exquisite gift for anyone born under this sign. The final animal in the Chinese zodiac is traditionally associated with luck, prosperity and wealth. Those born in the Chinese Year of the Pig are said to be honest, loyal, sincere, calm and generous. Birth dates include 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007 and 2019.

04 2019 YearOfThePig Gold 1oz HighRelief Proof InCase HighRes

Year of the Pig design

Struck in stunning high relief, extra thick blanks are required to accommodate the coin’s incredibly detailed design. The reverse depicts a domesticated pig amongst stylised rocks and foliage, including a peony flower representing wealth and power. The Chinese character for ‘pig’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Pig’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

Presentation packaging

Housed in a prestigious display case inside a beautifully illustrated shipper, each coin is accompanied by a Numbered Certificate of Authenticity.



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) 27.30
Maximum Thickness (mm) 5.00
Finish Proof, High Relief
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

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