Year of the Rooster 2017 1oz Gold Proof High Relief Coin

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Year of the Rooster 2017 1oz Gold Proof High Relief Coin from The Perth Mint

Key features: 

  • Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
  • Stunning High Relief Year of the Rooster Design
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Extremely Limited Mintage - 388
SKU 2S1735DAAA

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).

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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 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
Designer Aleysha Howarth

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