The Perth Mint has a reputation for producing some of the most interesting silver coins and collections in the world. The Lunar Series II was the second collection based upon the Chinese Lunar calendar, following in the footprints of the popular Lunar Series I. The 2015 Proof Australian Colorized Lunar Baby Goat 1/2 oz Silver Coin contains Troy oz of .999 fine silver and has a face value of $0.50, backed by the government of the island nation of Tuvalu. Whether youre a collector of precious silver coins or youre looking to add to your collection of Lunar Series coins, youll appreciate the adorable design of this detailed coin.
Every new year, the Perth Mint release a fresh design for the Lunar Series II program of silver coins. These designs are inspired by the animal represented on the Zodiac calendar in that year. It follows the 12-year cycle of the Chinese Lunar calendar.
The Year of the Goat was in 2015. Those who are born in this year are said to share the characteristics with that animal. Those born in the Year of the Goat are believed to be calm, elegant, charming, and gifted.
The obverse design of the 2015 Australian Colorized Lunar Baby Goat 1/2 oz Silver Coin features Ian Rank-Broadleys right-profile portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This image was imagined in 1998 and has been used on British and commonwealth coinage since. It is the fourth-generation portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth since she ascended to the throne in 1952.
The reverse of the 2015 Australian Colorized Lunar Baby Goat 1/2 oz Silver Coin features the adorable image of a shimmering baby goat shown standing with his front legs upon a bag of holiday gifts. The bag itself is beautifully colorized, which adds an interesting design touch to the coin.
Your 2015 Australian Colorized Lunar Baby Goat 1/2 oz Silver Coin ships secure in a black Perth Mint display box inside of a full-color shipper that features the image of the Year of the Goat artwork. A numbered Certificate of Authenticity is included.
The Perth Mint is the oldest functioning mint in Australia. Established in 1899, the mint is today independent of the Royal Australian Mint and is owned by the state government of Western Australia.
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|Mint Mark||P - Perth Mint|
|Designer (Obverse)||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Designer (Reverse)||Aleysha Howarth|
|Product Series||Lunar Series II|
|Certificate of Authenticity||Yes|
|Metal Content||.5 Troy Ounce|
|Shipping||Orders over $99 Ship Free|