Perth Mints Lunar Series II collection includes a variety of collectible options with each issue in the silver bullion series. The proof coins include colorized finishes, gilded coins, and even an impressive high-relief strike. Right now, 2019 1 oz Proof Australian Silver Pig Coins are available to purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives inside of a Perth Mint clamshell with a Certificate of Authenticity!
- 12th year of the Lunar Series II collection!
- Limited mintage of only 7,500 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
- Bears a face value of $1 (AUD) backed by the federal government of Australia.
- On the obverse is the image of Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse depicts the adult pig with her four little piglets.
Each of the 2019 1 oz Proof Australian Silver Pig Coins in this listing comes to you with a protective Perth Mint clamshell and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. The proof coins have a beautiful matte finish on the design elements and a mirrored background field. More impressive in this particular release is the high-relief strike of the coin.
The Perth Mints high-relief strike includes the use of a thicker blank in the coining process. The obverse and reverse design elements on struck on concave surfaces in a process that involves intense pressure and a slow strike of the blank. The finished products are housed in the box and shipped with a Lunar Series II Year of the Pig shipper.
On the reverse of 2019 1 oz Proof Australian Silver Pig High Relief Coins is the 2019 Year of the Pig design for silver coins in the collection. Here, a female sow is depicted with four little piglets running around at her feet. Engravings include the Chinese symbol for a pig and the phrase Year of the Pig. There is also a P mint mark on the coin from the Perth Mint.
The obverse of 2019 Proof Australian Silver Pig Coins includes the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty has reigned as Queen of England and Queen of Australia since 1952, and this is the fourth-generation design from the Royal Mint of England and Ian Rank-Broadley. The coin includes engravings on this face of Her Majestys name, the nation of issue, weight, purity, metal content, year of issue, and the face value of the coin.
Located in Perth, Western Australia, the Perth Mint is the oldest operating mint in Australia. Founded as part of the British Royal Mint system, the mint opened in 1899 and is currently owned by the state government of Western Australia.
If you have any questions, please dont hesitate to ask. JM Bullion associates are available to you at 800-276-6508, online using our live chat, and via our email address.