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2017 Proof Australian Lunar Rooster 1 oz Silver Coin with Box & CoA

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Lunar-themed coinage is incredibly popular, and there are many series on the market that depict images of the Chinese zodiac calendar. Perth Mint is now on its second lunar series, and 2017s release is the Year of the Rooster Coin. This is the 10th coin in the series, and it is available in a variety of different weights, metals, and finishes. Right now, you can purchase the 2017 Proof Australian Lunar Rooster 1 oz Silver Coin from Provident Metals.


  • Ships in a red and black display case with a lunar-themed shipper!
  • Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • Mintage limited to just 5,000 coins!
  • 10th release in the Lunar Series II!
  • Each coin contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
  • Given a face value of $1 (AUD) fully backed by the Australian government.
  • Queen Elizabeth II featured on the obverse.
  • Reverse showcases the Year of the Rooster design.
  • Proof coins!

Lunar Series II coins debuted in 2008, immediately after the conclusion of the original Lunar Series that ran from 1996 to 2007. The 12-coin series features one animal from the Zodiac calendar on each coin. This is the 10th coin in the series, and it represents those born in 2017 and every 12th year going backward in time. Those born in the sign of the rooster are said to be loyal, honest, hardworking, and sociable.

Coins in this listing ship with a black and red display box with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. All of this comes inside a themed shipper box.


Queen Elizabeth II is featured on the obverse of these coins. She is captured in right-profile relief in this image created by Ian Rank-Broadley. This is the fourth-generation effigy of the Queen to be used on Australian coinage since the first design was debuted in 1952.


The reverse side of each coin shows the all-new Year of the Rooster design. In the image, you will see a tall rooster standing among the bamboo foliage and flowers. There is also a hen and three chicks looking for food nearby.


The coins in this series are all produced by Perth Mint. The Perth Mint is located in Western Australia. While it was originally part of the British Royal Mint system, now it is owned by the local state government and is separate from the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra.


When you order from Provident Metals, you can rest assured that your precious metals will be delivered to your door in discreet packaging. This helps prevent theft during the shipping process.Have your questions answered by our customer service team. You can reach us via live chat, email, or telephone at 800-313-3315.

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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
Condition Proof
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 Yes
Mintage 4,784
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Packaging Dimensions 3.662x3.166x1.144
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2573025