Buy the 2015 Australian Lunar Year of the Goat Half Ounce gold coins.
Issued by the Perth Mint, these uncirculated bullion coins come in protective capsules.
These coins are sold as investment products.
The Chinese Lunar Calendar is based on a 12 year cycle. Each year is associated with a different animal. Australia's Perth Mint started issuing series of Chinese Lunar Calendar Coins, in gold in 1996, with the Year of the Rat. The 12 year cycle of this first series ran from 1996 to 2007 inclusive, and all designs proved to be very popular. In fact, we rarely manage to buy any of the older years, which tend to be very hard to source.
As the eighth coin in the lunar calendar, many believe the goat represents peace and prosperity, harmony and growth. The number 8 is considered to be particularly lucky in China.
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The Perth Mint's 2015 lunar coins were released on 1st September, 2014 and we received our first delivery on 4th September.
The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1/2 oz 9999 GOLD 2015 50 DOLLARS
Designed by engraver, Natasha Muhl, the reverse of the coin shows an adult male goat standing on a ridge on a mountain. It also shows the Chinese character for 'goat', as well as the inscription ‘Year of the Goat’.
|Actual Gold Weight||0.50 troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Natasha Muhl|
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their gold content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
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All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out.
If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.
Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.
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