Obverse: The obverse of the coin features the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, sovereign of the Commonwealth and Pitcairn Island, along with the year of issue (2009) and the denomination of $2.00.
Reverse: The reverse features a striking full colour image of an Ox emphasizing its strength and capability. Next to this is the Chinese character for Ox and the inscriptions Year of the Ox and the year 2009.
Limited Mintage: The lunar year of the Ox coin is struck from 1oz of pure silver. No more than 15,000 coins will be issued by the New Zealand Mint. The coins are legal tender of the Government of Pitcairn Island. Each 1oz Silver Coin Comes with an individually numbered certificate of authenticity issued by New Zealand Mint.