This is the one ounce Year of the Rooster coin from Australia's Perth Mint. This is sold as an investment product.
The coin contains one troy ounce of 9999 fine gold. The one ounce coins have a mintage of just 30,000, meaning once we have sold out we cannot source any more.
The Chinese year 4715 starts on 28th January, 2017 and is the Year of the Rooster. The rooster (or cockerel) is the 10th animal in the 12 animal lunar cycle. Those born under the Year of the Rooster and thought to be confident, honest, hardworking and observant.
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The coins were released by the Perth Mint on 8th September, 2016. We received our coins on the 20th September.
The obverse displays the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the fourth coinage portrait and it appears on the rest of the coins in the series.
A rooster is shown on the reverse, amongst some bamboo and leaves. The artist, Aleysha Howarth, designed the coin. The Chinese character for 'Year of the Rooster' can also be seen.
|Alloy||24 carat gold|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Aleysha Howarth|
|Actual Gold Weight||1 troy oz|
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