Lunar Gilded Silver Coin - Year of the Rooster 2017
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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 confident personalities with a strong tendency to punctuality. People born in the Year of Rooster enjoy sports and outdoor pursuits and they generally lead happy and healthy, long lives.
This Lunar Year of the Rooster 1 oz Gilded Silver Coin portrays an impressive illustration of a Rooster, standing proudly in front of the skyline of the French city of Paris. The gilded Chinese character for Rooster is set against a proof quality background.
This coin comes packaged in a traditional ingot-shaped coin case and themed printed outer case, making this an ideal gift for those born in the Year of the Rooster and Lunar coin collectors.
This lovely engraved gilded silver coin has a limited worldwide mintage of 10,000 coins.
Style Number: 30-00547
- Coin Metal: 999 Fine Silver
- Coin Weight: 1 oz
- Coin Finish: Proof / Gilded
- 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
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.
This coin marks the third collaboration between New Zealand Mint and the prestigious Lucky Zhao Studio of China.
Lunar Years of the Rooster
1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029
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