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2017 50c Year of the Rooster Tetra-Decagon Coin in Card

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2017 50c Year of the Rooster Tetra-Decagon Coin in Card.

As the Chinese Lunar Calender ushers in the Year of the Rooster, this coin celebrates people born under this sign.

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2017 50c Year of the Rooster Tetra-Decagon Coin in Card.

As the Chinese Lunar Calender ushers in the Year of the Rooster, this coin celebrates people born under this sign.

Combining an artistic design with the tetra-decagon shape unique to this series, this coin will be a cherished souvenir for those who celebrate coins or Chinese customs.

The Chinese Zodiac, Sheng Xiao, has its basis in a twelve-year cycle.

Each year is represented by one of twelve animals with unique personality traits, with these characteristics being passed on to people born in that year.

In 2017, the Lunar Year of the Rooster will see the births of many people who are said to be focused on their duties, attentive to fine details and sensitive to their friends and families.

This Chinese Lunar Calender also rotates through the elements of earth, fire, water, metal and wood as part of a larger 60 year cycle. The fire roosters born this year will also be deep thinkers who enjoy a life of luxury.

At many Chinese celebrations, holidays and special events, monetary gifts are given to wish hope and prosperity to younger people. These offerings are traditionally given in red envelopes, colour which both symbolises good luck and wards of evil forces.

Packaged in a red card, upholding the cherished Chinese New Year tradition.

Unigue tetra-decagon shape, exclusive of this coin series.

The coins reverse features an artistic design of the rooster. The obverse features Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II effigy sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley.

Each coin is Australian legal tender.


 
Denomination :         50c

Quality :                   Uncirculated

Metal :                     Cupro Nickel

Weight :                   15.37 gms

Diameter :                31.51 mm

Mintage :                  50,000

Certificate of Authenticity : Royal Australian Mint Official Card

Advertising Date :      5th September 2016

Release Date :           5th September 2016

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2017 50c Year of the Rooster Tetra-Decagon Coin in Card

2017 50c Year of the Rooster Tetra-Decagon Coin in Card

2017 50c Year of the Rooster Tetra-Decagon Coin in Card.

As the Chinese Lunar Calender ushers in the Year of the Rooster, this coin celebrates people born under this sign.