The Perth Mint is responsible for the production of the lunar-themed coins that have launched immense demand for gold and silver coins with these beautiful design motifs. Always looking to diversify the options for investors and collectors looking to buy silver, the Perth Mint now has beautiful opal coins available in its lunar range. Right now, the 2017 1 oz Australian Silver Rooster Proof Opal Coin is available to purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a beautiful presentation case with themed shipper.
- Certificate of Authenticity included!
- Limited mintage of only 5,000 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
- Bears a face value of $1 (AUD) backed by the federal government of Australia.
- Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse field.
- Opal theme and Year of the Rooster design on the reverse.
- Designed by Ing Ing Jong.
Each of the 2017 1 oz Australian Silver Rooster Proof Opal Coins in this product listing arrives inside of a beautiful presentation case from the Perth Mint that includes a light that switches on when you open the case, illuminating the opal design of the coins reverse. A stunning illustrated shipper accompanies your box, as well as a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
The Lunar Series II coin program from the Perth Mint includes a greater diversification of the lineup than its predecessor, the Lunar Series I range. These stunning Silver Rooster Opal Proof coins have an inner design panel on the reverse side that features a Year of the Rooster image detailed in pure Australian opal.
On the reverse of the 2017 1 oz Australian Silver Rooster Opal Proof Coin youll find that opal inner design panel, which includes a stylized right-profile depiction of a Rooster. Similar to other Year of the Rooster designs from Perth Mint, youll notice the rooster is standing on just one of its legs. The outer panel of the reverse includes a collection of stylized leaves to frame the opal image.
The obverse of each Year of the Rooster Opal Proof includes the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty appears on the obverse of all Australian coinage, and this design comes from Ian Rank-Broadley. Created in 1998, it is the fourth-generation image of the Queen used since her coronation in 1953.
The Perth Mint is Australias oldest operating facility, originally opened in 1899 as the third and final Royal Mint facility during British rule. Today, the Royal Australian Mint is the official sovereign mint, the Perth Mint operates under the control of the state of Western Australia and enjoys legal tender status for its coins under the Currency Act of 1965.
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