The Mint has issued a series of popular Lunar Coins featuring a selection of striking traditional and contemporary images and coin finishes. These stunning gold and silver collectible Lunar coins come in a variety of custom made packaging and make meaningful gifts. 2017 is the Lunar Year of the Rooster and The Mint is releasing two stunning 1 oz silver coins. Those born in the Year of Rooster have many excellent characteristics. In addition to being honest, hardworking and courageous, Roosters are often also physically attractive and charming as companions. This Lunar Year of the Rooster 1 oz Silver Coin portrays a contemporary brush-stroke colour illustration of a Rooster, standing on a picket fence, underneath engraved cherry blossoms. The illustration is set against a proof-quality background and the words “Year of the Rooster” are engraved in English and Chinese on the coin reverse. This coin comes packaged in a high quality contemporary style perspex inner case and elegant outer packaging, making this an ideal gift for those born in the Year of the Rooster and Lunar coin collectors. This lovely engraved silver coin has a limited worldwide mintage of 10,000 coins. Coin Metal: 999 Fine Silver. Coin Finish: Proof / Coloured. Coin Diameter: 40mm (Nominal). Year of Issue: 2017. Coin Mintage: 10,000. Effigy: Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Country of Issue: Niue. Year of the Rooster – the Rooster is the tenth animal in the Chinese zodiac. According to the Chinese zodiac, people born in the Year of Rooster have many excellent characteristics. Confident personalities with a strong tendency to punctuality, Roosters make popular and loyal friends. People born in the Year of Rooster enjoy sports and outdoor pursuits and they generally lead happy and healthy, long lives. Strong motivation and ambition are typical characteristics of Roosters at work and they are often seen in leadership positions over time. Lunar Years of the Rooster 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029. The item “Niue 2017 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin- Lunar Year of the Rooster” is in sale since Thursday, September 15, 2016. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific”. The seller is “silvergoldbullion” and is located in Auckland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Composition: Silver
- Certification: nzmint
- Grade: proof
- Year: 2017