Perth Mint Silver (Lunar Series 1 & 2)
Australian Silver Lunar Series - Produced by the Perth Mint, the Australian Silver Lunar Series began in 1999 with the Year of the Rabbit coins and ended in 2010 with the Year of the Tiger coins. Following the popularity, Series 2 began in 2008 and will end in 2019. Struck from .999 fine silver, Australian Lunar Series coins are a great way to acquire and invest in Precious Metals. Not only are the Silver coins commemorative items that appeal to collectors worldwide, but they are also legal tender in Australia.
These Australian Silver Lunar coins celebrate the Chinese lunar calendar. Inspired by the traditions of the ancient Chinese calendar, the 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 2010 Silver Lunar Year of the Tiger features a tiger lying under a tree, and the Chinese character for ‘tiger.’ The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination are s.... Read More
In the Chinese Lunar Calendar, 2012 is the Year of the Dragon. The dragon is known for its strength, beauty, and noble nature. These traits are flawlessly portrayed in the Perth Mint's 2012 Year of the Dragon coin. Not only is th.... Read More
This 2008 Year of the Mouse Silver coin features an image of two mice on a bed of straw with pumpkins in the background. The Ian-Rank Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.... Read More