Australian Lunar Series III

2020 Year of the Mouse

1oz Silver Proof Coloured Coin

in Presentation Case with COA

The first coloured release in the Australian Lunar Series III, this 1oz silver coin showcases the 2020 Year of the Mouse design in vivid colour. Featuring:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • Coloured Year of the Mouse design
  • First year of Lunar Series III
  • Issue limit – 6,000
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Shipper linked to future Lunar Series III releases
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Highlighting the first animal in the zodiac in vibrant colour, this 1oz coin features an adorable mouse design struck in flawless proof quality silver. The remarkable release would make a fantastic keepsake for those born in the Year of the Mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960 and 1948.

Coloured Design

The reverse of the coin depicts two coloured mice foraging among husks of corn. Also included in the design is the Chinese character for ‘mouse’, the inscription ‘MOUSE 2020’ and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

Collectable Themed Shipper

 As an exciting new addition to the 12-year Australian Lunar coin series, the shipper illustrates the story of how the mouse became the first animal in the lunar cycle. The shippers of the coins in the Australian Lunar Series III will, when arrayed together, form a diorama depicting the ancient myth of The Great Race.


Technical Specifications

Year Date 2019
Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g)


Maximum Dimensions (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.21
Maximum Mintage 7,500
Finish Coloured
Legal Tender Australian Legal Tender
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Ing Ing Jong

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