Why does this pristine 2022-P Australian Lunar Year of the Tiger 1 oz. silver proof coin belong in your collection?
The Perth Mint launched its third series dedicated to the twelve creatures of the ancient Chinese zodiac in 2020. This 2022 dated, third release of the Lunar Series III, is an homage to the confident, courageous and powerful Tiger.
Charming Year of the Tiger Design
Obverse: The obverse features an elegant, right facing image of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, surrounded by a frame containing the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA," "1 OZ 9999 AG" and "1 DOLLAR." The distinctive effigy is the work of Jody Clark, a sculptor/engraver for The Royal Mint of Great Britain since 2012.
Reverse: The reverse illustrates an adult Tiger walking beside its adorable cub through an uneven rocky landscape, which is scattered with feathery fern fronds and stalks of bamboo. Inscriptions include "TIGER," "2022" and the Perth Mint mark "P," along with the Chinese character for "Tiger."
Flawless First Releases Proof 70
This 2022-P Australia 1 oz. Silver Year of the Tiger Lunar Series III proof coin was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for review within thirty days of its release date. The silver dollar earned the prestigious grade of Proof 70 for its flawless strike, perfectly finished frosted and mirrored surfaces, and outstanding eye appeal. The coin is presented in a sonically sealed NGC protective holder with a specially designed Year of the Tiger style certification label confirming its First Releases status.
This perfectly struck, First Releases 2022-P Australian Lunar Series III Year of the Tiger 1 oz. silver proof coin will be an exciting addition to your collection!
This 2022-P Australia Lunar Series III - Year of the Tiger 1 oz Silver Proof $1 Coin NGC PF70 FR Year of the Tiger Label 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:||2022|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Year of the Tiger Label|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Effigy|
|Reverse Design:||Year of the Tiger design|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Jody Clark|