The third release in any Lunar Series collection at the Perth Mint is the Year of the Tiger design. During the Lunar Series II collection, the Year of the Tiger design came in 2010 with a range of traditional options popular in the collection. The most popular silver design is the 1 oz silver coin. Right now, 2010 1 oz Australian Silver Lunar Tiger Coins are available to purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in an individual plastic capsule!
- 3rd year of issue in the Lunar Series II collection!
- Limited mintage of only 300,000 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- Bears a face value of $1 (AUD) backed by the federal government of Australia.
- On the obverse is Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse features a lounging tiger.
- P mint mark from the Perth Mint.
Each one of the 2010 1 oz Australian Silver Lunar Tiger Coins in this product listing comes with an individual plastic capsule. This particular coin design comes from the Lunar Series II Year of the Tiger design and is one of several options for the year.
Other options for the 2020 Year of the Tiger Lunar Series II release include the 10 kilogram, 1/2 kilogram, 10 oz, 5 oz, 2 oz, and 1/2 oz silver coins. The 1/2 kilogram coins were unique to the early years of the Lunar Series II coins and eventually replaced by 1 Kilogram coins.
On the obverse side of 2010 1 oz Australian Silver Lunar Tiger Coins, you will find an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is featured in right-profile relief on this side of the coin in a portrait created by Ian Rank-Broadley. This 1998 design was designed originally for the Royal Mint of England and used throughout the Lunar Series I and Lunar Series II coins at the Perth Mint.
The reverse field of the 2010 Australian Silver Lunar Tiger Coins comes with a depiction of a tiger. The largest extant predatory cat, the tiger is a beautiful and powerful animal. Once roaming vast stretches of Asia and Siberia, today its range is drastically cut to corners of Siberia, northeast China, the Indian subcontinent, and the island of Sumatra.
Perth Mints 2010 Year of the Tiger designs actually came in two formats, with one marking the final release in the longer-running Lunar Series I program and these coins representing the Lunar Series II collection.
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