The Perth Mint celebrates the zodiac by featuring this coin for the Year of the Rabbit, the seventh animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. The Lunar Series created by the Perth Mint has featured some of the most popular coins in the world because of their unique designs. The Year of the Rabbit coin is the perfect gift for anyone born under this sign. The 2011 1 oz Australian Silver Lunar Rabbit Coin is available for purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a plastic capsule!
- Perfect for those born in the Year of the Rabbit!
- Limited mintage of only 300,000 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 fine silver.
- Issued with face value of $1 (AUD) that’s backed by the Australian government.
- The obverse features Queen Elizabeth II’s portrait.
- On the reverse, two rabbits are nestled together.
Those born under the sign of the rabbit came into the world in 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, and 2011. Those born in the Year of the Rabbit are known to be compassionate, loyal, and intelligent. The 2011 1 oz Australian Silver Lunar Rabbit Coin was minted in 99.9% fine silver and retains a face value of $1 AUD backed by the Australian government. With a limited mintage of only 300,000 coins, the 2011 coin is bound to be a fan favorite among many collectors.
The Perth Mint was founded in 1898 and is the oldest operating facility in Australia. The Lunar Series was first introduced in 1996 with the Year of the Rat design. in 2008, this series was reintroduced once again with the rat design. The 2011 1 oz Australian Silver Lunar Rabbit Coin is the fourth coin in the Lunar Series II program.
The obverse of the 2011 1 oz Australian Silver Lunar Rabbit Coin features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Ian Rank-Broadley. Her Majesty’s image continues to be featured on coins from the Perth Mint as a way to honor her for her leadership. The obverse of the 2011 coin also features the coin’s weight and purity, the year of issue, and the inscriptions “ELIZABETH II” and “AUSTRALIA”.
The reverse of the 2011 1 oz Australian Silver Lunar Rabbit Coin shows two adorable rabbits nestled together in the wild. To the right of the rabbits, the Chinese symbol for “rabbit” is shown. Below the rabbits, the inscription “YEAR OF THE RABBIT” appears. The “P” mint mark of the Perth Mint is also on the reverse.
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