Celebrating the Year of the Rooster, this 1/4oz silver proof coin was released in special coin show packaging for the 2017 Melbourne Stamp and Coin Show.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck from 1/4oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality.
2017 Year of the Rooster Design
The reverse of the coin depicts a rooster, a hen, and three chicks standing amongst bamboo foliage and flowers. The Chinese character for ‘rooster’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Rooster’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on the coin’s obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 2,500 of the Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II 2017 Year of the Rooster 1/4oz Silver Coloured Coin in special Melbourne Stamp and Coin Show packaging.
Coin Show Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, each coin is housed in a display case and wonderfully illustrated box-shipper featuring the logo and dates of the Melbourne Stamp and Coin Show.