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2017 Year Of The Rooster Lunar 1/10oz Gold Proof Coin

In 2017, The Perth Mint’s internationally renowned Australian Lunar Gold Proof Coin Series II celebrates the Year of the Rooster, the tenth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac.

The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and 2017. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be hardworking, loyal, honest, and sociable.

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Code: 1180

Meticulously struck from 99.99% pure gold in proof quality, no more than 4,000 individual 1/10oz coins will be released in this packaging.

The coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.

The reverse of the coin depicts a rooster standing in a stylised Chinese scene featuring bamboo and leaves. 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 Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on the coin’s obverse.

Gold Proof Lunar coins from The Perth Mint are housed in elegant oval-shaped display cases, featuring a glossy timber-effect lid and presented in a coloured themed shipper.

A numbered Certificate of Authenticity accompanies the individual 1/10oz coins.

Product Code: 2S1715GAAA

Metal Content (Troy oz) 0.10

Monetary Denomination (AUD) 15

Fineness (% purity) 99.99

Minimum Gross Weight (g) 3.111

Maximum Diameter (mm) 18.60

Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.00

Maximum Mintage: 4,000

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