• 2017 0.5 oz Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Rooster Perth Mint Bullion 24953
  • 2017 0.5 oz Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Rooster Perth Mint Bullion 24954
  • 2017 0.5 oz Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Rooster Perth Mint Bullion 24953
  • 2017 0.5 oz Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Rooster Perth Mint Bullion 24954
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2017 0.5 oz Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Rooster Perth Mint Bullion

This is the half ounce version of the 2017 Perth Mint Chinese Lunar Silver Coins. Celebrating the Year of the Rooster, these coins are struck in 9999 fine silver. These bullion coins are sold as an investment product.


  • Struck in 999.9 silver fineness
  • Contains 0.5 troy ounces of silver
  • Comes in a protective capsule
  • Beautiful design


This is an investment product.


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The Year of the Rooster starts on 28th January, 2017. This will be the Chinese year 4715. The rooster is the 10th of 12 animals in the Chinese lunar calendar.

Those born during the Year of the Rooster are said to be hardworking, observant, confident and honest.

There is no set mintage figures for the half ounce coins. The Perth Mint will produce them on a mint-to-order basis. 

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2017 Chinese New Year - Year of the Rooster Coins

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2017 Australian Gold & Silver Bullion Coin Program

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The Australian Year of the Rooster coins were released on 8th September, 2016 and we received our first allocation on 20th September.


The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley fourth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the same portrait as used on the other coins in the series.


The 2017 coin features a rooster, hen and three chicks on the obverse.


Denomination 50 Cents
Alloy .9999 Silver
Diameter 36.6mm
Thickness 2.3mm
Weight 15.55 grams
Actual Silver Weight 1/2 Troy oz
Obverse Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer Tom Vaughan
Mint Perth Mint
Mintage N/A
Terms & Delivery

Terms of Sale - Key Points

You can find more information on payment and identification requirements.

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 precious metal 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.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

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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Delivery Information

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows.

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

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Postal Insurance

We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase.