Tenth ounce gold lunar coin from the Perth Mint's Chinese Lunar Series. This coin features the lunar goat on the reverse. This is sold as an investment product.
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, both in gold and silver, in 1996, with the Year of the Rat. TAs the eighth coin in the lunar calendar, many believe it also represents peace and prosperity, as the number 8 is considered to be particularly lucky in China. The 1/10oz coin were be produced on a "mint-to-order" basis, meaning there was no limit to the amount that were produced.
The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II - as the rest of the coins in the series have.
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’.
|Weight / Size||0.1 Ounce|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0.1|
|Fineness / Carat||0.9999 / 24|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Natasha Muhl|
|Mint / Brand||Perth Mint|
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