Scheduled for release between 2008 and 2019, the Gilded Edition coins are a popular collector choice from the Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II.
99.9% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver.
24-Carat Gilded Reverse Designs
Each coin celebrates one of the 12 Chinese lunar animals said to ‘rule’ the lives of those born under its influence. The animal designs are spectacularly gilded in 24-carat gold.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, each coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse.
12-Coin Display Case
A red and black display case with room for all 12 coins is available to house this magnificent collection.. The case comes in a superbly illustrated box shipper.
Numbered Certificates of Authenticity
Each release is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, which can be stored in a compartment underneath the removable coin tray in the display case.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 50,000 of each Gilded Edition 1oz silver coin.
Also Available in Individual Presentation Packaging
The mintages are divided between capsulated coins and coins available in individual presentation packaging. For further information, click the relevant link below:
2008 Year of the Mouse
2009 Year of the Ox
2010 Year of the Tiger
2011 Year of the Rabbit
2012 Year of the Dragon
2013 Year of the Snake
2014 Year of the Horse
2015 Year of the Goat
2016 Year of the Monkey
2017 Year of the Rooster
2018 Year of the Dog
2019 Year of the Pig
During the course of the Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II, The Perth Mint will release 12 gilded designs celebrating the animals of the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. Using the drop-down selection (variation) box above, you can purchase individual capsulated coins and a striking red and black 12-coin display case to house this magnificent set.
Future releases to be added to this page: 2015 Goat, 2016 Monkey, 2017 Rooster, 2018 Dog, and 2019 Pig.