The 2017 Australian Lunar Rooster 1/2oz Silver Coin celebrates the Year of the Rooster, one of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. The coin features a rooster standing in a stylised Chinese scene featuring bamboo and leaves. The design also incorporates the Chinese character for ‘rooster’, the inscription ‘Year of the Rooster’, and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
The coin's obverse depicts Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date, weight, fineness and the monetary denomination.
- Each coin weighs 15.55g and is 999.9 Fine Silver.
- Minted by The Perth Mint, Australia.
- Finished to bullion standard.
- VAT Free.
- Dimensions: Diameter: 36.60mm. Thickness: 2.30mm.
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.
The images show the type of coin you will receive, not the exact item. These coins are sold on the second-hand margin scheme, so there is no VAT for the customer to pay.