• 2017 1 oz Gold Coin Lunar Year of the Rooster Royal Mint Bullion 21543
  • 2017 1 oz Gold Coin Lunar Year of the Rooster Royal Mint Bullion 21542
  • 2017 1 oz Gold Coin Lunar Year of the Rooster Royal Mint Bullion 21543
  • 2017 1 oz Gold Coin Lunar Year of the Rooster Royal Mint Bullion 21542
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2017 1 oz Gold Lunar Year of the Rooster Royal Mint Bullion Coin

2017 Royal Mint Lunar Year of the Rooster 1oz Gold Coin.

This coin is the fourth coin of the Shēngxiào Collection, celebrating the Chinese lunar calendar. It is struck in 24 carat gold (.9999 fineness) and is CGT exempt because of its status as a legal tender pound sterling coin.

This coin comes loose and you can add a 33mm capsule or gift box to your order in the basket.

If this product is out of stock, please consider our 1 oz Best Value CGT Exempt Gold Coin - Minty product. Alternatively, you can check out our Minty 1 Ounce Gold Britannias, which are always available to order. 


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Royal Mint Lunar Series

This is the one ounce gold bullion version of The Royal Mint's lunar coin series. Struck in 999.9 fineness and containing one troy ounce of gold, these coins are capital gains tax exempt and UK legal currency. The Mint first started issuing lunar coins in 2014. This is the fourth coin in the series. 

Year of the Rooster

The Year of the Rooster officially starts on 28th January, 2017. Those born during the year are thought to have certain attributes, including being confident, hardworking, honest and enjoy taking pride in their appearance. 

The coins have a mintage figure of 8,888. The number 8 is thought to be lucky in Chinese culture.

Also issued in silver, 2017 Royal Mint Year of the Rooster 1oz Silver Coin.


The fifth definitive UK coin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II features on the obverse of the coin. It was designed by Royal Mint engraver, Jody Clark, the initials JC are below the truncation. This portrait was launched in March 2015. These coins have a face value of one hundred pounds and feature the inscription:



The reverse was designed by Wuon-Gean Ho, a British Chinese artist. The design is both inspired by UK and Chinese culture. It features a Marsh Daisy rooster, standing amongst ten Marsh Daisies. The Marsh Daisy Rooster originates from Lancashire and is one of Britain's endangered poultry breeds. The ten flowers represent the rooster being the tenth animal in the lunar cycle. The number ten is also thought to be particularly lucky. 


Diameter 32.69mm
Weight 31.21g
Alloy 24 carat gold
Fineness 999.9
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Reverse Designer Wuon-Gean Ho
Mint Royal Mint
Mintage 8,888
Finish Uncirculated
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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 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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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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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. 

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