2022 Year of the Tiger Perth Mint Lunar Two Ounce Gold Bullion Coins
This Year of the Tiger two ounce gold coin is the third release in The Perth Mint's Lunar Series III Collection. The reverse of the coin was designed by Monique Reeves and features a ferocious tiger on the reverse. Jody Clark's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II appears on the obverse.
These gold bullion coins are struck from 99.99% fine gold (24 carat) and come in individual protective capsules. The coin contains 2 troy ounces of gold.
The tiger is the third animal in the Chinese lunar calendar. Tigers are regarded as being brave, forceful and powerful, and those born during the Year of the Tiger are thought to be courageous, charming and adventurous.
The Perth Mint introduced their lunar coin series in 1996. Each coin celebrates a different Chinese zodiac sign, with each cycle lasting 12 years. Since the lunar coins were introduced they have proven to be highly collectable, with most sizes selling out quickly.
The Perth Mint's third series of lunar coins began with the 2020 Year of the Mouse. The early issues are often hard to find, so if you're thinking about collecting, we suggest you buy these earlier issues before it’s too late.
The 1 oz, 2 oz and 10 oz gold Year of the Tiger coins feature a special security feature - a micro-engraved letter within the design. It’s only visible under a magnifying glass and gives buyers extra security.
The obverse of this gold coin features Jody Clark's Australian coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. The text reads:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
2oz 9999 Au 200 DOLLARS
Designed by Monique Reeves, the reverse features a ferocious tiger, standing on a rock peak. The Chinese character for 'tiger' can be found to the left of it, with the inscription 'TIGER 2022' and the Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark.
|Weight / Size||2 Ounce|
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||2|
|Fineness / Carat||0.9999 / 24|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Reverse Designer||Monique Reeves|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||Perth Mint|
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