Australian Lunar Series III 2021 Year of the Ox 1oz Silver Proof Coloured Coin

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Meticulously crafted from pure silver in flawless proof quality, this Year of the Ox coin from the 2021 Australian Lunar Series is beautifully enhanced with eye-catching colour.

Key Features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • Coloured Year of the Ox design
  • Australian Legal Tender
Issue Limit 6,000
SKU 3S2116DDAA

Story

Celebrating year of the ox

First issued in 1995 and now in its third round, the long-running Australian Lunar Coin Series celebrates the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac.

This 2021 coin celebrates the year of the ox, whose rule over every second year in the 12-year lunar cycle is said to influence people born during 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009 and 2021.

Coloured ox design

The coin's reverse portrays a charming coloured image of an ox and its calf. Also included in the design is a cherry blossom tree, a symbol of love and beauty; the Chinese character for 'ox', the inscription 'OX 2021' and The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark.

04 australian lunar series iii 2021 year of the ox 1oz silver proof coloured InCase

Classic case and themed shipper

Accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity, the coin is housed in a classic display case and an illustrated shipper which aligns with previous and future 1oz coloured coin releases to form a diorama of every animal in the lunar calendar.

Specifications

Specifications

Year 2021
Metal Silver
Silver Content (Troy oz) 1.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.107
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.90
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.50
Maximum Mintage 7,500
Finish Proof, Coloured
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

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