This unique release celebrates the Year of the Pig with a beautiful representation of the animal in opal, featuring:
- 99.99% pure silver
- Authentic Australian opal
- Presentation case with light
- Australian Legal Tender
- Limited mintage – 5,000
- Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
This exceptional coin is the latest in the popular Australian Opal Lunar Series, a popular program from which individual releases often sell out. Highlighting the auspicious lunar pig with a beautiful insert of authentic Australian opal, this stunning coin would make a unique gift for those born in any Year of the Pig.
2019 Year of the Pig Design
The coin’s reverse design features a representation of a pig in authentic Australian opal. The gemstone centre is embedded within a silver coin depicting stylised leaves and flowers. The inscription ‘YEAR OF THE PIG’ and the Chinese character for pig is also included in the design, together with the 2019 year-date, the coin’s weight and fineness and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Presentation Case with Light and Numbered Certificate
The coin is presented in a prestigious display case with a light, which turns on as you open the lid and illuminates the stunning individual colours of the opal. The coin is packaged within a beautifully illustrated shipper and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
|Silver Content (Troy oz)||1|
|Monetary Denomination (AUD)||1|
|Fineness (% purity)||99.99|
|Minimum Gross Weight (g)||31.107|
|Maximum Diameter (mm)||36.60|
|Maximum Thickness (mm)||3.95|
|Legal Tender||Australian Legal Tender|
|Effigy||Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II|