This Gold Lunar Rooster from Perth Mint is graded a near-perfect First Strike MS-69 by PCGS and comes in the APMEXclusive® Red Label holder from PCGS.
Although these coins are not issued as High Relief from Perth Mint, they were graded as such by PCGS! Typical populations for MS-69 Gold Lunars are very limited.
- Contains 1/2 oz of .9999 fine Gold.
- First Strike designation guarantees your coin was struck in the first 30 days of being released.
- PCGS encapsulation guarantees and protects the MS-69 condition.
- 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.
- The Red Label seen above is an exclusive label to APMEX that has designs for each year in the popular Lunar Series. This will significantly add to the collectibility of these coins.
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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.