Why purchase this 1/2 oz. Silver 2021-P Australian Year of the Ox GEM Proof coin?
The Perth Mint introduced the Lunar Series III in 2020, launching a third, freshly-designed collection of commemorative Lunar Year themed coinage. The 2021 release is a celebration of the second animal of the ancient Chinese lunar calendar, the Ox.
Heartwarming Year of the Ox Imagery
Obverse: The obverse features the right facing effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II created by sculptor Jody Clark. Inscribed "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA," "1/2 OZ 9999 AG" and "50 CENTS." Mr. Clark, a sculptor for The Royal Mint of Great Britain, won a competition for the design of the Queen's coinage portrait in 2015.
Reverse: A calf and adult ox are depicted on the reverse walking under a blossoming cherry tree branch, beside the Chinese character representing "ox." Inscribed "OX," "2021" and the Perth Mint mark "P."
Stunning GEM Proof Coin in Collectible Original Mint Packaging
This 2021-P Australian Lunar Series III 1/2 oz. Silver Year of the Ox proof coin is considered to be in GEM Proof condition. The ungraded half dollar coin is encapsulated and presented in a classic, clear-lidded display case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity in a themed shipper. When the shippers from all twelve releases of the Lunar Series III coins are assembled, a stunning diorama will appear, providing an illustrated account of the creation of the Chinese lunar calendar.
Add this magnificent GEM Proof 2021-P Australian 1/2 oz. Silver Year of the Ox Lunar Series III coin to your collection now!
This 2021-P Australia 1/2 oz Lunar Year of the Ox Proof $0.50 Coin GEM Proof OGP 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:||2021|
|Packaging:||Original Government Packaging|
|Display Weight:||1/2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||15.5517 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.5 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Jody Clark|
February 12, 2021, marks the start of Chinese New Year celebrations throughout Asia and the beginning of the Year of the Ox.