The typeset collection comprises a 1oz proof, bullion, gilded, and coloured coin from the Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II – 2017 Year of the Rooster.
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.
Struck by The Perth Mint from 99.99% pure silver, each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,500 of the 2017 Year of the Rooster 1oz Silver Typeset Collection in this packaging from the following maximum mintages: 8,500 (proof), 300,000 (bullion), 50,000 (gilded) and 170,000 (coloured).
Proof: The delicately frosted design appears on a mirror-like polished table.
Gilded: The gilded edition highlights the rooster in 24-carat gold.
Coloured: The coloured edition depicts the rooster, hen, and chicks in vivid colour.
Bullion: The shiny design appears on a delicately frosted table.
The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse of each coin.
The typeset collection is housed in a classic black and red display case and themed shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
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