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2017 Bavarian Lion Privy Australian Lunar Rooster 1 oz Silver Coin BU

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The Lunar Series and Lunar Series II of silver coins have been received with positive reviews by collectors and investors alike. The 2017 Australian Bavarian Lion Privy Lunar Rooster 1 oz Silver Coin features the 2017 design of the Year of the Rooster. The Year of the Rooster is the 10th year in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese Lunar Calendar. An animal represents each year; the Lunar Series of silver coins recognizes each of these Zodiac animals with a fresh release each year. This coin contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver and has a face value of $1, backed fully by the Australian government.


  • Delivered secured in a protective plastic capsule!
  • 10thdesign in Lunar Series II!
  • Limited availability in original mintage of just 300,000 coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • Face value of $1 (AUD), backed by the Australian government.
  • Obverse features a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse features 2017 Year of the Rooster design, and Bavarian Lion privy mark.

Each of the 2017 Australian Bavarian Lion Privy Lunar Rooster 1 oz Silver Coins is in brilliant uncirculated (BU) condition. Coins in this state have no signs of wear and tear. There may be some minor flaws that include breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, and contact marks from the coining process at the mint.

The Australian Silver Rooster has been issued in several options. This release includes the addition of the Bavarian Lion privy mark on the reverse design. The Bavarian Lion symbolizes the courage, valor, strength, and bravery of the region of Bavaria. Beginning around the 12thcentury, lions became a popular image in the flags and signs of the ruling family of Bavaria, the Wittelsbach.


The obverse side of the 2017 Australian Bavarian Lion Privy Lunar Rooster 1 oz Silver Coin features the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This portrait was created in 1998 by famed sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley. It is the fourth-generation depiction of Her Majesty since she rose to the throne in 1952.


The reverse of the 2017 Australian Bavarian Lion Privy Lunar Rooster 1 oz Silver Coin features the 2017 Year of the Rooster design. This design features the image of a proud and alert rooster, hen, and three small chicks. The rooster is shown standing on one leg, while the hen and chicks search for food. Also depicted on the reverse of the coin is the Bavarian Lion privy.

The Perth Mint is a state-owned facility, overseen by the government of Western Australia. The mint was first opened in 1899 and was originally a part of the Royal Mint system. Today, the Perth Mint operates independently of the Royal Australian Mint. It doesnt produce coinage for the country, but does enjoy legal tender status for the coins it produces, under the Currency Act of 1965.


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Product Details

Year 2017
Mint Mark P - Perth Mint
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Perth Mint
Thickness 2.6 mm
Diameter 45.6 mm
Inner Pack 20
Outer Pack 100
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $1 AUD
Country Australia
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Designer (Reverse) Ing Ing Jong
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Lunar Series II
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Packaging Dimensions 1.792x1.792x0.255
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2573484