2017 Half (0.5) Ounce Silver Coin Year of the Rooster Perth Mint Bullion

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2017 Half (0.5) Ounce Silver Coin 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.

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From £11.69

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1 £12.04
5 £11.99
10 £11.79
25 £11.74
50+ £11.69

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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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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