Australian Gold Lunar Year of the Goat Produced by the Perth Mint in Australia, the Australian Gold Lunar Series 1 began in 1996 with the Year of the Mouse coins and ended in 2007 with the Year of the Pig coins. Australian legal tender, the Australian Gold Lunar Series 1 coins are among some of the most beautifully designed coins in the world. Struck from .9999 fine Gold, the Australian Gold Lunar coins are a great way to acquire and invest in Precious Metals. A highly popular series, the Australian Gold Lunar Series 1 has attracted attention from collectors and investors all over the world.
Drawing its theme from China's ancient lunar calendar, the Australian Lunar Series celebrates the 12 animals central to the calendar's stories. According to the calendar, each of these 12 animals has a profound influence over those born under its year of "rule."