2017 Year of the Rooster 1/2oz .9999 Silver Bullion Coin – Lunar Series II
Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with with this stunning 1/2oz silver coin from The Perth Mint, honouring the 10th animal in the 12-year Chinese zodiac.
The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and 2017 with those born under the influence of this sign said to be hardworking, loyal, honest, and sociable.
Meticulously struck from 99.99% pure silver, the coins are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The reverse depicts 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.
The obverse of the coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the weight and fineness, and the monetary denomination.
Each bullion coin is presented in a protective acrylic capsule.
|Silver Content||(Troy oz)||0.500|
|Minimum Gross Weight||(g)||15.553|