Why purchase this Proof Silver 2017 British 2 Pound 1 oz. Year of the Rooster?
This 1 oz. Silver 2017 Greta Britain 2 Pound Year of the Rooster Proof is the latest lunar coin issued by the British Royal Mint. It was struck from .999 fine silver and is part of a limited edition presentation of just 3,888 pieces. The coin is perfect for collectors of lunar year coins, as well as those born in the year of the rooster.
Stunning rooster design by Wuon-Gean-Ho
Wuon-Gean-Ho designed the reverse of this piece. A rooster is depicted from the right standing among several flowers. The Chinese symbol for "rooster" is inscribed above its back, while "YEAR OF THE ROOSTER 2017" arches around the rim to the left. The obverse features Jody Clark's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
Flawless Proof 70 Ultra Cameo Early Releases with rooster label
The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) provided their rooster label for this coin's grading information. It features an artistic image of the bird that is depicted on the coin. NGC awarded the coin their highest grade, Proof 70, which is only given to coins that appear perfect as seen under 5x magnification. They also certified it as an Ultra Cameo for the stark contrasts between frosted and mirrored sections and as an Early Release due to the fact that they received it within a month of its release.
Add this 1 oz. Silver 2017 2 Pound British Year of the Rooster Proof to your collection today.
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1032 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
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.