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2017 Australia 1/2 oz Gold Lunar Rooster BU

2017 Australia 1/2 oz Gold Lunar Rooster BU

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The fractional Gold Lunar coins offer the same popular Year of the Rooster design at a lower price point than the larger coins. Each coin contains .9999 fine Gold, providing the same Gold value but in a more affordable size.

A landmark coin series of the highest regard, the Perth Lunars package beautiful designs, limited mintages and universal appeal all in one program.

Coin Highlights:
  • Contains 1/2 oz of .9999 fine Gold.
  • Each coin comes in a plastic capsule. Multiples of 20 typically come in sealed rolls.
  • Obverse: The Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the Gold purity and face value.
  • Reverse: Depicts a rooster standing in a stylized Chinese scene featuring bamboo and leaves in the field of the coin. This beautiful lunar design also incorporates the Chinese character for "Rooster", the inscription "Year of the Rooster", and The Perth Mint's traditional "P" mintmark.
  • Sovereign coin backed by the Australian government.

Add an attractive display box to your order to protect and easily display your Gold coin.

APMEX is an authorized distributor of Perth Mint products, allowing APMEX to get coins directly from the Perth Mint and pass them along to you. This spectacular 2017 1/2 oz Gold Lunar Year of the Rooster is available at a lower price point than its full ounce counterpart. Add this release from the Perth Mint to your cart today!

Struck by the historic Perth Mint from 99.99% pure Gold, each coin's Australian legal tender status guarantees its weight and purity.

Perth Mint's Australian Lunar Series II collection epitomizes the rich tradition of minting spectacular bullion coins by portraying animal themes from the Chinese Lunar calendar. 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.

Known for their quality and collectibility, the Perth Mint Lunar series is a cornerstone of many Precious Metals portfolios. The original Lunar bullion series, these coins (beginning with the Series I launch in 1996) have become some of the most widely collected around the globe, as demand originated in Asia but spread to Europe and America as investors became exposed to the design and quality. In addition to the annual design change, many investors love that the coins' select mintage limits create the potential for even greater investment return in the form of a numismatic premium appreciation. This series is so popular, the 1 oz Gold and Silver Lunars are now instant sell-outs every year!

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Posted By:Goldfinger

From:People's republic of New Jersey

Date:Feb 6, 2017

Another winner

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Good value for price paid and arrived quickly.


  • Pros
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand
  • Bottom Line
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:Thechindude

From:Oakland, CA

Date:Nov 21, 2016

Best Rooster

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In my opinion, this was the best of the 2017 gold Roosters to have been minted. The artwork is well done & laid out. This 1/2 oz Rooster is .9999 pure gold, a decent size & a beautiful reverse proof.


  • Pros
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand
  • Bottom Line
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:Fisherman

From:Illinois

Date:Oct 25, 2016

Outstanding coins

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Perth mint coins are always strikingly beautiful. The "Rooster", in silver and gold is, no exception.


  • Pros
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand
  • Bottom Line
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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