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2017 $1 Australian Lunar Year of the Rooster 1oz Silver Typeset Collection

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2017 $1 Australian Lunar Year of the Rooster 1oz Silver Typeset Collection

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

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2017 $1 Australian Lunar Year of the Rooster 1oz Silver Typeset Collection

The typeset collection comprises a 1oz proof, bullion, gilded and coloured coin from the Australian Lunar Silver Series II - 2017 Year of the Rooster.

In 2017, The Perth Mint's internationally renowned Australian Lunar Silver Proof 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.

Struck from 99.9% 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 Collections in this packaging from the following maximum mintages : 8,500 (Proof), 300,000 (Bullion), 50,000 (Gilded) and 170,000 (Coloured).

The reverse of the coin features 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.

Proof : 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 features 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 featured on the obverse of each coin.

The typeset collection is housed in a stylish red and black presentation case and themed shipper, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Denomination :               4 x $1

Quality :                         Proof, Gilded, Coloured, Bullion

Metal :                           99.9% Pure Silver

Weight :                         31.107 gms

Diameter :                      45.60mm

Mintage :                        1,500

Certificate of Authenticity : Perth Mint Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

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2017 $1 Australian Lunar Year of the Rooster 1oz Silver Typeset Collection

2017 $1 Australian Lunar Year of the Rooster 1oz Silver Typeset Collection

2017 $1 Australian Lunar Year of the Rooster 1oz Silver Typeset Collection

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

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