Australian Lunar 1oz Silver Coins - Series II: 2008 - 2019

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If you're ready to sell your items to us you can post them to us via Royal Mail. Full instructions can be found below.


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Items can be posted to us - we recommend using Royal Mail Special Delivery service to ensure your goods are delivered securely. Alternatively, they can be brought into our secure showroom upon appointment. 

Step 1: Download, print, and complete our 'Sell To Us' form and include this inside your parcel with your securely wrapped items.

Step 2: Send your parcel to Atkinsons, PO Box 18513, Sutton Coldfield, B73 9XB. Royal Mail Special Delivery should be used to safely post your items. Parcels can be insured up to £2,500.00. Parcels with a value exceeding this should be split into packs each containing a value of less than £2,500.00.

Step 3: When your parcel has arrived with us, our purchasing team will contact you to agree the finalised price. Payment can then be made by bank transfer, with funds appearing in your account within 72 hours.  There may be an option to have a same day payment subject to limits and cut off times (a charge of £25 is applicable).  Personal cheques are also available if preferred.

If you have any further questions please contact one of our experienced team on 0121 355 0620 or email

Please Note: Quotations are an indication of the price only, based on the current metal price. The actual price you receive will be based on the live metal price when we receive your items. All goods are tested to verify weight and purity.

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The Australian Lunar 1oz Silver Coins celebrates the Chinese lunar calendar. Inspired by the traditions of the ancient Chinese calendar, the Silver coins feature the 12 animals central to the calendar.

The coin's obverse depicts Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date, weight, fineness and the monetary denomination.

The coins pictured are from Series II of the Perth Mint Lunar Series

  • Each coin weighs 1 Troy Ounce and are 999.0 Fine Silver.
  • Minted by The Perth Mint, Australia. 
  • Bullion Finish.
  • Diameter: 45.60mm. Thickness: 2.60mm. 

Produced by the Perth Mint, the Australian Silver Lunar Series 1 began in 1999. Coins were struck from 999.0 Fine Silver.

Following the success of Series 1, the Perth Mint’s lunar theme was secured for another 12 years with the introduction of the Australian Silver Lunar Series 2. Series 2 began in 2008 and ran until 2019. Coins in Series 2 were struck from 999.0 Fine Silver until the switch was made to 999.9 Fine Silver in 2017. Series 3 began in 2019 and continues through each lunar year to current date.

Other Information

The condition of the coin may affect the price we pay.

Product Type Coin
Weight 31.1035
Country Australia
Manufacturer Perth Mint
The Perth Mint
Fine Content 31.1035
Fineness 999
Finish Bullion