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Australian Lunar Series III 2022 Year of the Tiger 1oz Platinum Proof Coin
This scrupulously crafted proof coin offers just 188 astute collectors the chance to celebrate the Year of the Tiger with pure platinum. Rarer than gold, platinum is a lustrous white metal that makes a prestigious addition to any collection.
- Proof quality 99.95% pure platinum
- Year of the Tiger design
- Australian legal tender
First released for 1996, the long-running Australian Lunar Coin Series celebrates the 12 animals of the lunar zodiac. This 2022 coin celebrates the tiger, whose rule over every third year in the 12-year lunar calendar is said to bestow courage, confidence and charm on people born under its influence in 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010 and 2022.
Magnificent tiger design
The coin portrays a fearless tiger standing on a peak with its open jaws displaying razor sharp canine teeth. Also included in the design are the inscription ‘TIGER 2022’, the Chinese character for ‘tiger’ and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity, the coin comes in a prestigious black display case with a magnetic lid and an illustrated shipper. When aligned with previous and future shippers from the series, the illustration forms a diorama depicting all 12 animals in the order they finished The Great Race, a traditional Chinese story about the creation of the lunar calendar.
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