Perth Mint Gold (2009 Ox Coins)
Australian Gold Lunar Year of the Ox Coins - Designed by the Perth Mint in Australia, the Australian Gold Lunar coins are among some of the most beautiful coins in the world. Centered around the Chinese lunar calendar, the Australian Gold Lunar Series II coins appeal to collectors and investors all over the world. Created because of popular demand from international investors and the success of the Australian Gold Lunar Series I coins, the Australian Gold Lunar Series II began in 2008 with the Year of the Mouse coins and will end with the Year of the Pig coins in 2019.
Struck from .9999 fine gold, Australian Gold Lunar Series II coins are a great way to acquire and invest in precious metals. Legal Australian tender, most Gold Lunar Series II coins are struck with a larger diameter. Inspired by China’s ancient lunar calendar, the Australian Gold Lunar Series coins feature the 12 animals central to the calendar's stories. According to the lunar calendar, each of these 12 animals has a profound influence over those born under its year of "rule."
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The 2009 Gold Lunar Year of the Ox features an ox lying on grass with bamboo branches above. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse. This.... Read More