2017 Perth Mint Lunar Year of the Rooster Series - Designed by the Perth Mint in Australia, the Australian Gold and Silver Lunar coins are among some of the most beautiful coins in the world. Centered around the Chinese lunar calendar, the Australian 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 and Silver Lunar Series I coins, the Australian 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.
Perth Mint's Australian Lunar Series II collection epitomizes the rich tradition of minting spectacular bullion coins by portraying Chinese themes. The reverse design changes each year based on the Chinese lunar calendar, and the 2017 reverse celebrates the Year of the Rooster. The birth dates for people born in the Lunar Year of the Rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005 and 2017. Those born in these years are said to be hardworking, loyal, honest and sociable.
To view available 2017 Perth Mint Lunar Year of the Rooster Series coins, click on the image representing the rooster coins of your interest: