Its 2017, and on the Chinese Lunar Calendar that means its time to celebrate the Year of the Rooster. The Perth Mint of Australia is the worlds leading lunar-themed coin producer, and it celebrates each new creature of the Lunar Calendar with a variety of themed releases. Today, the 2017 2 Proof Australian Rooster Wealth and Wisdom Silver 2-Coin Set is available from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a Perth Mint two-coin case with themed packaging.
- Certificate of Authenticity included!
- Limited mintage of only 1,500 coins!
- Contains a total of 2 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver in colorized proof.
- Face values of 1 Dollar on each coin fully backed by Tuvalus government.
- Obverse of each includes the Queen Elizabeth II effigy.
- Reverse includes Wisdom and Wealth colorized images.
The Year of the Roosters falls 10th in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese Lunar Calendar, otherwise known as the Zodiac. The 2017 Proof Australian Rooster Wealth and Wisdom Silver 2-Coin Set includes two separate 1 oz silver coins, each with .9999 pure silver content and a face value of 1 Dollar backed by Tuvalus government.
On the reverse of the 2017 1 oz Australian Rooster Wealth coin is the image of a rooster with full plumage and beautiful colorization, and it is depicted standing atop a wealth of bronze coins stacked beneath its foot with a representation of the famed Terracotta Army in the background.
The reverse of the 2017 1 oz Australian Rooster Wisdom coin also features a colorized image of the rooster, this time with softer colors and hues of deep blue, green, and black on its very long tail feathers. It represents age and wisdom, with an aged rooster standing in a Chinese water garden atop a scholars rock.
On the obverse of the 2017 Wealth and Wisdom coins youll find the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Created in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley, this design represents the fourth-generation depiction of the Queen since she ascended to the throne in 1952.
Each of the 2017 Proof Australian Rooster Wealth and Wisdom Silver 2-Coin sets in this listing ships to you inside the Perth Mints standard black display case, with a two-coin black velvet slot inside. The box ships inside of a presentation package with Year of the Rooster designs, and includes a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Perth Mint is Australias oldest operating mint, founded in 1899 as the third and final British Royal Mint facility. Today, the Royal Australian Mint is the sovereign mint of Australia while the Perth Mint is owned by the state of Western Australia.
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