AUSTRALIAN LUNAR SERIES III

2022 YEAR OF THE TIGER

1oz PLATINUM BULLION COIN

This magnificent lunar platinum bullion coin celebrates the Year of the Tiger, the third of twelve animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar tiger in 2022, 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974 and every 12th preceding year are said to be natural leaders blessed with courage, charm and confidence.

The Perth Mint will produce no more than 5,000 1oz coins. Production will cease when the mintage is fully sold or at the end of the series, whichever comes first.

Meticulously struck from 99.95% pure platinum, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Trusted investment option
  • 99.95 pure platinum
  • Australian legal tender
  • Government assurance of weight and purity
  • New reverse artistry
  • Limited mintage – 5,000

PRODUCT INFORMATION:

Item Code 3S2209DAAX
Maximum Mintage 5,000
Release Date 13 September 2021

DESIGN

The coin’s reverse portrays a tiger standing on a peak with its head turned towards its tail. The fearless animal’s open jaw features razor sharp canine teeth. Included in the design is the Chinese character for ‘tiger’, the inscription ‘TIGER 2022’ and The Perth Mint’s ’P’ mintmark.

The obverse of the coin depicts the Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the weight and fineness, and the monetary denomination.

AUTHENTICATION FEATURE

The coin’s reverse includes a security feature in the form of a micro-laser engraved letter within the design. It is only detectable under a magnifying glass.

PRESENTATION

Each bullion coin is presented in a protective acrylic capsule.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Product Code   3S2209DAAX
Platinum Content (Troy oz) 1.000
Fineness (% purity) 99.95
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.119
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 100.00
Maximum Diameter (mm) 32.600
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.90
Designer    Monique Reeves

Note: The year-date on each coin does not necessarily indicate the year of release or the year in which it was minted.

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