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Why purchase this Australian Silver Lunar Series 2, 2019 Year of the Pig 1 oz. silver proof?
The twelfth and final release of the Perth Mint's Australian Lunar Series 2 commemorates the Pig, the twelfth animal symbol of the Chinese Zodiac. Those born under its influence are known to be considerate, responsible, independent and optimistic. Maximum mintage of this 2019-P Year of the Pig proof coin struck from 1 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver is limited to 8,500.
Magnificent Image Commemorating the Year of the Pig
The reverse features a domesticated mother sow standing near her four piglets, surrounded by stylized foliage. The image created by Perth Mint designer Aleysha Howarth is accompanied by the Chinese character for Pig, the mintmark "P" and the inscribed title "YEAR OF THE PIG."
The obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, encircled by the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA," "1 OZ 9999 AG," "2019" and "1 DOLLAR."
Stunning GEM Proof Coin
This 2019-P Australia Lunar Series 2 Year of the Pig 1 oz. Silver Proof coin is presented in gorgeous GEM Proof condition. Expect this ungraded silver dollar to feature a superb strike, with remarkable frosted design elements and mirror-like backgrounds, equivalent to a coin receiving a grade of 65 or better on the Sheldon Scale.
Don't delay, add this much anticipated final release of the Perth Mint's Australian Lunar Series 2 featuring the 2019 Year of the Pig to your collection! Purchase the 1 oz. Silver GEM Proof from ModernCoinMart now!
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Domesticated Pig with Four Piglets|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Ian Rank-Broadley|
While the official Year of the Rat does not start until January of 2020, the Perth Mint is already kicking off their Lunar Series III with the first coins of the new cycle, featuring the clever, rat.
February 5, 2019 marks the Chinese New Year and also the start of the Year of the Pig. A variety of different Lunar-themed pieces have been issued by the world’s mints, including both bullion and commemorative coins in silver, gold, and other metals.