Australian Lunar Series II 2017 Year of the Rooster Silver Proof Three Coin Set (2oz 1oz 1/2oz)

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Meticulously crafted from 2oz, 1oz and 1/2oz of pure silver in flawless proof quality, the coins from the Australian Lunar Series in this set represent a stunning acquisition or gift for anyone born under the Chinese lunar sign of the rooster.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  •  Australian Lunar Series II design
  • Australian legal tender
SKU 2S1716ZBAA

Story

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).

21 2017 YearOfTheRooster Silver 3CoinSet Proof InCase HighRes

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.

Specifications

Specifications

Year 2017
Metal Silver
Silver Content (Troy oz) 3.500
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 0.50
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 15.553
Maximum Diameter (mm) 36.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.30
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

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