Australian Lunar Series III

2022 Year of the Tiger

1 Kilo Silver Coin with Gold Privy Mark

Meticulously crafted from 1 kilo of pure silver, this impressive Year of the Tiger coloured coin from the 2022 Australian Lunar Series features a pure gold privy mark insert.

Key features:

  • 99.99% pure silver
  • Features a 1g gold privy mark
  • Australian legal tender
  • Extremely limited mintage – 388
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Presentation packaging
Mintage 388
SKU 3S2206ABAA

Barcode

9327025051680
Release Date 16 November 2021

Courage, confidence and charm

First issued in 1996, the long-running Australian Lunar Coin Series celebrates the animals of the ancient lunar zodiac with a sequence of annual designs portraying the mouse, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. This spectacular silver coin celebrates the tiger, which is said to bestow courage, confidence and charm on those born under its influence in 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010 and 2022.

Coloured tiger with gold privy mark

The coin portrays a tiger cub following its proud parent over a rocky terrain featuring ferns and bamboo. Included on the reverse is a special 1gram pure gold privy mark inscribed with the Chinese character for ‘tiger’. Additional inscriptions comprise ‘TIGER 2022’ and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

Illustrated shipper

Accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity, the coin comes in a classic display case with a clear lid, and an illustrated shipper. When aligned with shippers from other coins in Series III, the resulting diorama depicts all 12 animals participating in The Great Race, a traditional Chinese story about the creation of the lunar calendar.

Specifications

Year

 2022
Metal  Silver
Silver Content   (Troy oz) 32.15
Maximum Mintage  388
Legal Tender  Australian
Effigy  Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

 

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