Why add this 1 oz. Gold Australian Lunar Year of the Rooster to your collection?
The Australian Lunar Series II, issued by the Perth Mint, is considered highly collectible and appreciated for the eye-catching designs that characterize each release. Tenth in the Lunar II coin series, the Rooster is also the tenth symbol in the twelve year cycle of the Chinese Zodiac. Those born under this sign are highly motivated and hardworking, and are known to enjoy being the center of attention to show off their many talents. This 2017 Australian Rooster is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .9999 fine gold, measures 39.34mm in diameter, with a mintage limit of 30,000.
Exquisite Rooster imagery created by Ing Ing Jong
The reverse features a beautifully detailed standing rooster flanked by stalks and leaves of bamboo. The Chinese character for rooster appears to the left, with "YEAR OF THE ROOSTER" below the image. The traditional "P" Mint mark is creatively tucked within the leaves to the right. The obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, with the inscriptions: "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA," "1 OZ 9999 GOLD," "2017," and "100 DOLLARS."
Uncirculated Coin in Original Mint Capsule
This brilliant uncirculated 2017 $100 1 oz. Gold Australian Lunar Year of the Rooster coin is ungraded and sealed in the Original Mint Capsule as received directly from the Perth Mint.
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This 2017-P Australia Year of the Rooster 1 oz Gold Lunar (Series 2) $100 Coin GEM BU Original Mint Capsule is proudly minted by the Perth Mint. The Perth Mint was established in 1899. Today it produces popular series, including the Kookaburra, Koala, and Kangaroo series.
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Packaging:||Original Mint Capsule|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1032 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
According to the Chinese calendar, 2017 begins The Year of the Rooster. Mints around the world have struck coins to commemorate this 4,500 year old tradition. Learn about The Year of the Rooster and find out what you can get at MCM.