AUSTRALIAN LUNAR SILVER COIN SERIES II 2019 YEAR OF THE PIG 1/2 OZ SILVER PROOF COINS

 

Australian legal tender
2019 Year of the Pig design
Proof quality 99.99% pure silver 1/2oz 
Extremely limited issues
Numbered Certificates of Authenticity
Presentation display cases
 
In 2019, The Perth Mint’s internationally renowned Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II celebrates the Year of the Pig, the twelfth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar Pig include 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007 and 2019. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be honest, loyal, sincere and generous, with a calm temperament.

Struck from 99.99% pure silver in proof quality, no more than500 kilo coins will be released worldwide. An issue limit of 8,000 1/2oz coins will be produced in this packaging. The coins are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
 
DESIGN
The reverse of each coin features a representation of a domesticated or pet pig, which are typically pink with black markings, along with four piglets, amid 
stylised foliage. The Chinese character for ‘pig’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Pig’ appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2019 year-date and the monetary denomination are shown on each coin’s obverse.
 
PRESENTATION
Each individual coin and three-coin set is housed in a stylish red and black presentation case with a themed 
shipper, and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

 

 

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