2023 $1 Lunar Year of the Rabbit 1/2oz .999 Silver Frosted Ingot
The gentle and approachable rabbit is the fourth sign in the Chinese Zodiac. In 2023, we celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with this exquisite 2023 $1 1/2oz silver ingot. A beautiful and auspicious collectible or gift for Lunar New Year or for those born in the Year of the Rabbit.
According to the Chinese Zodiac, the rabbit, which is the fourth of twelve signs is noble, elegant and lovely – characteristics which are said to be shared by those born under this sign. On this silver ingot, the gentle rabbit is shown surrounded by plantain lilies, which represent innocence, happiness and harmony.
Lunar New Year is celebrated across the globe. Coins and money are considered to be traditional and lucky gifts. This beautifully designed ingot is a tasteful and auspicious gift to celebrate 2023, honour those born under the sign of the rabbit, or as a part of a collection.
Struck by Royal Australian Mint from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver, the ingot is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965 and has a mintage of 10,000.
The reverse depicts the elegant and lovely rabbit, surrounded by plantain lilies which represent innocence, happiness and harmony. Also includes the inscriptions “YEAR OF THE RABBIT” and the Chinese character for rabbit.
The obverse of each ingot features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Jody Clark as well as the monetary denomination and 2022 year-date and is set with willow branches.
Each ingot is presented in a plastic capsule upon a red information card with an outer sleeve.
|Silver Content (Troy oz)||0.5 oz|
|Monetary Denomination (AUD)||1.00|
|Fineness (% purity)||99.9|
|Dimensions (mm)||41.00 x 24.00|
|Obverse Designer||J. Clark|
|Reverse Designer||A. Stokic|
|Packaging||Coin in presentation capsule with outer sleeve|
ABOUT THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT
The Royal Australian Mint is the sole producer of all Australia’s circulating coins. Opened in 1965 and situated in the Australian federal capital city of Canberra, in the suburb of Deakin, the Mint is also a very popular tourist destination for visitors and locals alike. Swan Bullion Company is proud to be an authorised distributor for The Royal Australian Mint’s bullion and numismatic products.