Perth Mint Gold (Series 2 Lunar Coin Sets)
Australian Gold Lunar Coin Sets - 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."
To view available Australian Gold Lunar coin sets, click on the image representing the gold coins of your interest:
Mintage limited to 1,500 sets. In this set each coin features a colorized horse in a standing pose with two Chinese stamps. The Chinese characters describe the name of the horse and the artist. The Ian.... Read More
Each of these beautiful Proof Gold coins features a snake curled amongst grass and bamboo shoots. The Chinese character for ‘snake’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Snake’ also appear in the design with T.... Read More
Each of these beautiful Proof Gold coins features a traditional Chinese dragon, a "pearl of wisdom" and the Chinese character for "dragon" on the reverse. The Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Que.... Read More
The 2011 Proof Gold Lunar Year of the Rabbit features a rabbit next to a cabbage and a pot with Chinese lettering and the Chinese character for ‘rabbit’. The Ian Rank- Broadley.... Read More
The 2010 Gold Lunar Year of the Tiger features a tiger’s head and the Chinese character for ‘tiger’. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary den.... Read More
The 2009 Lunar Year of the Ox Gold coin features an ox lying on grass with bamboo branches above. The Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination are shown on the obv.... Read More
The 2008 Lunar Year of the Mouse Gold coin features a mouse crouching on a bed of stones with chili peppers clustered in the background. The Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the mon.... Read More