Since 1981, Mints from all over the world have released their own version of the traditional Chinese lunar calendar. This is known as the Lunar Coin series, and is composed of an impressive array of designs struck to commemorate every year in the calendar. This series is thick with ancient Chinese tradition, and is highly collected all around the world!According to the China Lunar calendar, people would share traits with the animal they are born under. Whether that is true or not we cannot say, but we do know that these coins are great collectibles! The sharp designs, brilliant colors, and yearly releases from multiple World Mints makes this an extraordinary series to collect. As well, buying a fellow collector a coin commemorating the animal they were born under, could make an exceptional gift!