Why buy this 2020 $1 Australia 1 oz Silver Lunar Year of the Rat?
Lunar coins are among the most popular themes among collectors. In 2020, the Royal Australian Mint is honoring the lunar calendar with this Silver Year of the Rat. People born in the year of the rat are said to be enterprising and smart. Part of a mintage of 50,000 pieces, this coin was struck from 1 oz of .999 fine silver. The coin will arrive in GEM Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
Lunar Themed Effigy
The coin's obverse bears a right-side portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark. The effigy shows the monarch wearing her Royal Diamond Diadem, earrings, and a necklace. Her name, "ELIZABETH II," is inscribed on the rim frame. Joining her are the name of the issuing country, "AUSTRALIA," the weight and purity of the coin, "1 OZ 999 AG," and the coin's face value, "1 DOLLAR." The effigy of the coin is surrounded by a circle of zodiac animals, representing the lunar calendar.
On the reverse, a detailed depiction of a mouse climbing atop a lychee plan appears alongside the inscriptions for "Year of the Rat," the Chinese Symbol for rat, and the coin's weight and metal content.
Add this 1 oz Silver 2020 $1 Australia Lunar Year of the Rat to your collection today.
This 2020 Australia Lunar Year of the Rat 1 oz Silver $1 Coin GEM BU is proudly minted by the Royal Australian Mint. The Royal Australian Mint releases both circulating currency and collectible coins.
|Year of Issue:||2020|
|Mint:||Royal Australian Mint|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1032 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II with Lunar Animals|
|Reverse Design:||Year of the Rat|
The Perth Mint, located in Western Australia, enjoys one of the finest reputations in the numismatic world today. They have some of the highest standards of design and craftsmanship, their technical prowess is second to none in the minting of high-quality coins, medals, bars and numismatic products