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Why purchase this Domed Silver Proof celebrating the 2020 Year of the Rat?
This 2020 Year of the Rat proof coin is the exciting first release of the Royal Australian Mint's domed Lunar series. Measuring 39.62 mm in diameter, the coin is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver with a mintage limited to just 7,500.
Enchanting Design Honoring the Rat
The concave reverse features a solitary rat, perched among branches laden with lychee fruit, which are symbolic of romance, beauty and good luck. Inscriptions include the Chinese character for rat, "YEAR OF THE RAT" and "1 oz .999 Ag."
The likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appears on the domed obverse. The effigy by sculptor Jody Clark is encircled the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA 2020" and "5 DOLLARS." A magnificently detailed border containing the twelve Chinese zodiac creatures encircles the royal portrait.
Spectacular Proof 69 with First Releases Year of the Rat Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) judged this 2020 Australia Lunar Year of the Rat Domed 1 oz. Silver Proof $5 Coin to be in virtually flawless Proof 69 condition. Possessing outstanding contrast between its frosted and mirrored finishes, the coin was additionally awarded the Ultra Cameo (UC) designation. The coin is encapsulated in a NGC holder accompanied by a Year of the Rat themed First Releases certification label, confirming the coin's submission to the grading service within thirty days of release.
This 2020 Lunar Year of the Rat Domed 1 oz. Silver Proof coin belongs in your collection now!
This 2020 Australia Lunar Year of the Rat Domed 1 oz Silver Proof $5 Coin NGC PF69 UC FR Year of the Rat Label 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|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Year of the Rat Label|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II with Lunar Animals|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||B. King|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Jody Clark|