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2005 Australian Lunar Rooster 1 oz Gold Coin NGC MS70

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Discover the allure of the Lunar Series I program from Perth Mint, a collection that sparked widespread interest in lunar-themed designs. The 2005 Australian Lunar Rooster 1 oz Gold Coins, in impeccable condition, are now available at Provident Metals.


  • Securely housed in NGC plastic slabs!
  • The 10th release in the Lunar Series I program!
  • Limited mintage of 19,729 coins!
  • Each coin holds 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
  • Issued a face value of $100 (AUD) by Australia.
  • Graded as Mint State 70 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
  • The obverse side features the timeless Queen Elizabeth II.
  • The reverse side showcases a majestic rooster.

The Year of the Rooster, the tenth sign in the Chinese zodiac, carries special significance for those born in 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, and will be celebrated again in 2029.


The obverse design of the 2005 Lunar Rooster 1 oz Gold Coin features a right-profile effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, adorned with the Girl of Great Britain and Ireland Tiaraa design crafted by Ian Rank-Broadley in 1998. Inscriptions here read ELIZABETH II, AUSTRALIA, and 100 DOLLARS.


On the reverse side of the 2005 Australian Lunar Rooster Gold Coin, a captivating depiction of the rooster awaits. It stands proudly on a small patch of dirt and grass, head raised and beak open, capturing the essence of the zodiac sign. Inscriptions here include 2005, 1 OZ 9999 GOLD, and the Chinese symbol for the rooster.


As the Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, heralds the beginning of the lunar new year, revel in the festivities, family gatherings, sumptuous feasts, and traditional performances that mark the Year of the Rooster.


These exceptional 2005 Australian Lunar Rooster 1 oz Gold Coins are available in flawless Mint State 70 condition, showcasing the full, original mint luster without any detracting flaws.

For assistance in acquiring this extraordinary piece, reach out to Provident Metals customer service at 1-800-313-3315. You can also connect with us online through our web chat and email features.

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Product Details

Year 2005
Condition MS70
Grading Service NGC
Mint Mark P - Perth Mint
Metals Purity 0.9999
Producer Perth Mint
Thickness 2.8 mm
Diameter 32.1 mm
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $100 AUD
Country Australia
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Lunar Series 1
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 19,729
Packaging NGC Plastic Slab
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 4046870