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Australian Lunar Series II 2017 Year of the Rooster 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin
Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with with this stunning 1/2oz silver coin from The Perth Mint, honouring the 10th animal in the 12-year Chinese zodiac.
- Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
- 2017 year of the rooster design
- Australian legal tender
- Issued in 1 kilo, 1oz, 1/2oz and a Three-coin Set (2oz, 1oz and 1/2oz)
- Extremely limited issue
Lunar new year
The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar rooster include 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, 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.
The series includes 1 kilo, 1oz, 1/2oz and a three-coin set (2oz, 1oz and 1/2oz).
Stylish packaging and numbered certificate
Each coin is housed in a stylish red and black display case and illustrated lunar-themed shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.