Australian Silver Lunar Rabbit Coins
|1 - 9||$35.01|
|10 - 19||$34.51|
|1 - 19||$44.01|
|20 - 99||$43.51|
|1 - 9||$86.04|
|1 - 9||$992.24|
|10 - 19||$957.24|
The Year of the Rabbit from the Perth Mint's Lunar Series 2
For the Year of the Rabbit, the Perth Mint released silver coins as part of their Lunar Series II collection. These coins are made from 99.9% pure silver and feature beautiful designs representing the Chinese zodiac sign of the rabbit. The obverse side of the coin typically showcases an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, as she is the head of state of Australia.
The Year of the Rabbit coins are available in various sizes, including 1/2 ounce, 1 ounce, 2 ounces, 5 ounces, 10 ounces, and 1 kilogram. The designs often depict rabbits in different artistic interpretations, capturing their characteristic traits such as agility, alertness, and cuteness.
Perth Mint's Lunar Series II coins are highly sought after by both collectors and investors due to their limited mintage and the reputation of the mint. The Perth Mint also provides certificates of authenticity for their coins, ensuring their genuineness, quality, and silver content.
The Year of the Rabbit
The Chinese Zodiac, also known as Shengxiào in Chinese, is a classification system that assigns animal signs to each year in a repeating 12-year cycle. The Chinese Zodiac is based on the lunar calendar and has been an important part of Chinese culture for centuries. Each animal sign is believed to have distinct characteristics and is associated with certain personality traits and fortune.
The Year of the Rabbit is one of the 12 animal signs in the Chinese Zodiac. It is also referred to as the Year of the Hare. The Rabbit is the fourth animal in the Chinese Zodiac cycle, following the Year of the Tiger and preceding the Year of the Dragon. The Year of the Rabbit comes around every 12 years.
People born in the Year of the Rabbit are believed to inherit the attributes associated with this animal. Rabbits are generally considered gentle, compassionate, and sensitive individuals. They are often described as artistic, kind-hearted, and modest. People born in the Year of the Rabbit are thought to possess a harmonious nature and enjoy a peaceful and comfortable lifestyle. They are known for their diplomacy and good interpersonal skills.
The Year of the Rabbit is considered auspicious in Chinese culture, symbolizing good luck, peace, and abundance. It is believed to bring harmony and positive energy to those born in this year and to the world as a whole.
History of the Perth Mint
The Perth Mint, established in 1899, is Australia's oldest operating mint. It was founded as a branch of Britain's Royal Mint to process gold from Western Australia's goldfields, which experienced a significant gold rush in the late 19th century. The mint's primary purpose was to refine and mint gold into sovereigns and half-sovereigns for circulation. It played a crucial role in transforming Western Australia into a major gold producer.
Over the years, the Perth Mint expanded its operations beyond circulating coinage and became renowned for producing high-quality gold and silver coins and bars for both collectors and investors. It has released popular series such as the Australian Kangaroo and Lunar series, which showcase unique designs and exquisite craftsmanship.
Today, the Perth Mint continues to operate as a state-owned entity, offering a range of bullion products, refining services, and numismatic coins. It has earned a global reputation for its commitment to quality and innovation in the precious metals industry.