This is the gold one twentieth ounce version of the Perth Mint Year of the Rooster lunar coins. This is sold as an investment product.
The Australian Year of the Rooster coins were released on 8th September, 2016and we received our allocation on 20th September.
There are 12 animals in the Chinese lunar cycle. The rooster is the tenth animal in the series. Those born during the Year of the Rooster are thought to be observant, hardworking, confident and honest.
The fourth portrait effigy of Queen Elizabeth II is featured on the obverse of the coin. This was designed by Ian Rank-Broadley and is featured on the previous coins in the series. The coin has a face value of $5.
A standing rooster is shown on the reverse. It was designed by Aleysha Howarth. The Perth Mint 'P' mint mark appears on the right hand side of the coin.