Perth Mint Colorized Lunar Coins Celebrate the Year of the Pig at APMEX

2019 Perth Mint Colorized Silver coin

APMEX Inc., a leading Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, now has the newest releases in one of the most popular bullion series in the world: The Perth Mint Lunar Series.

The Perth Mint is known for its beautiful designs and high-quality production, which has been showcased on their Lunar coins for more than two decades. These most recent releases combine investor value, for their high metal content, with collectible interest, in the unique designs and beautiful coloring.

First introduced in 1996 and renewed in 2008, Perth Mint Lunar coins been treasured since the beginning. The current Chinese Lunar Calendar celebrates the Year of the Pig, which is the final animal of the 12-year cycle in the Chinese Lunar Calendar. Accordingly, these Perth Mint releases close out the Lunar Series II.

The Perth Mint's Silver Lunar coins showcase a sow with four piglets and are crafted of .9999 fine Silver. The detailed coloring of the black and pink pigs makes these coins perfect additions to any lunar collection. The 2019 Silver coins can be found from 1/4 oz up to 1 kilo and all coins include the Chinese symbol for “pig” along with stylized backgrounds, typical of this long-running series.

As with each sign of the Chinese zodiac, people born under the Year of the Pig are said to display traits associated with the animal, including honesty, loyalty, sincerity and having a calm temperament. The Chinese Lunar Calendar is one of the most popular subjects with world mints and APMEX has been proud to offer the entirety of the bullion world's original Lunar Series.

Pick up these final releases of The Perth Mint Lunar Series II today at APMEX as an ideal way to begin or end any lunar collection.

About APMEX, Inc.

Since 1999, APMEX has been one of the nation's largest Precious Metals e-retailers, boasting over $10 billion in transactions. APMEX has the largest selection of bullion and numismatic items provided by a retailer, boasting more than 10,000 products. Product offerings include all U.S. Mint bullion such as Gold, Silver and Platinum American Eagle coins. APMEX also sells products from leading mints around the world including The Royal Mint, Perth Mint, Royal Canadian Mint and many others. APMEX is a member of the American Numismatic Association, the International Precious Metals Institute and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets. For additional information, visit or call (800) 375-9006.

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