Celebrating the Lunar Year of the Horse, Provident Metals is delighted to carry the Australian Lunar Series II 2014 Year of the Horse 10 oz Silver Proof Coin. Coming to you from the Perth Mint of Australia, each coin is composed of 10 troy ounces of .999 fine silver, struck in a stunning proof quality.
The reverse of each 10 oz Silver Perth Horse was designed by Tom Vaughan, and features two horses standing in a traditional Chinese landscape, one leaning down to take a drink of water. It is inscribed with the Chinese character for horse, along with the words YEAR OF THE HORSE and the mintmark P.
The obverse of each 2014 Year of the Horse features Ian Rank-Broadley’s Queen Elizabeth II design, along with the coin’s year of issue, weight, fineness and its denomination of 10 dollars.
The 10 oz Year of the Horse represents the seventh animal in the Chinese Lunar Zodiac. The Lunar horse — which is part of a 12-year cycle — includes the years 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002 and 2014. People born in these years are said to be confident, independent and smart.
About the Perth Mint
The Perth Mint was founded in 1899 after gold was discovered in local Australian deposits. The newly-established mint struck gold and silver sovereigns until Great Britain abandoned the gold standard in 1931.
The mint remained under British ownership until July of 1970, when it ceded to the state government of Western Australia. Today, the Perth Mint produces nearly all of the nation’s legal tender bullion coins in its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.
A great gift for anyone born during the Lunar Year of the Horse, order your 10 Oz Silver Perth Horse from Provident Metals today. Use our secure online ordering system and you’ll have your bullion in just days.
|Composition||.999 Fine Silver|
|Actual Metal Weight Ozt||10|
|Availability||Out of Stock|
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