The high relief Australian Lunar Series II – 2014 Year of the Horse coin represents the very best in minting excellence and design.
This release celebrates the Year of the Horse, the seventh animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac.
As well as appealing to proof coin collectors, this superb release is perfect for people born in the Year of the Horse – 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002 and 2014. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be hardworking, sociable, optimistic and energetic.
Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
No more than 7,500 2014 Year of the Horse 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Coins will be issued worldwide.
The coin’s reverse depicts two horses standing within a stylised Chinese landscape. The Chinese character for ‘horse’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Horse’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2014 year-date and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse of each coin.
The coin’s high relief reverse and obverse are minted on concave surfaces to ensure the optimum flow of metal is achieved by the strike of the die.
Each coin is housed in a stylish red and black presentation case and themed shipper, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
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