Lunar Silver Coin - Year of the Rooster 2017
  • Lunar Silver Coin - Year of the Rooster 2017
  • Lunar Silver Coin - Year of the Rooster 2017
  • Lunar Silver Coin - Year of the Rooster 2017

Lunar Silver Coin - Year of the Rooster 2017

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US$80.00

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2017 is the Lunar Year of the Rooster and New Zealand 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.

Style Number: 30-00502

Precious Metal:
Silver Coins
Weight:
1 oz

Technical Specifications

  • Coin Metal: 999 Fine Silver
  • Coin Weight: 1 oz
  • Coin Finish: Proof / Coloured
  • Coin Diameter: 40mm (Nominal)
  • Coin Edge: Milled
  • Coin Denomination: $2
  • Year of Issue: 2017
  • Coin Mintage: 10,000
  • Effigy: Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
  • Country of Issue: Niue

Coin Story

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. In addition to being honest, hardworking and courageous, Roosters are often also physically attractive and charming as companions.

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

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