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2020 Royal Australian Mint Year of the Rat 1 oz Gold Coin BU

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The Australian Lunar Series is a Zodiac-oriented design collection from the Royal Australian Mint. The mints collection features a shared design that is used on the silver and gold bullion coins produced for investors. Both coins have mintage caps that are significantly lower in 2020. Right now, you can purchase 2020 Royal Australian Mint Year of the Rat 1 oz Gold Coins online from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with an individual protective plastic capsule!
  • Distinctive 2020 Year of the Rat design from the Royal Australian Mint gold series!
  • Limited mintage of just 5,000 gold coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
  • The obverse side includes a depiction of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • On the reverse of the coin is a special Year of the Rat design.

With your purchase of the 2020 Royal Australian Mint Year of the Rat 1 oz Gold Coin, you receive an item that is in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The coins are housed individually inside of protective plastic capsules. The Royal Australian Mint is excited to introduce a new security element, invisible to the naked eye, only for the Royal Australian Mint Year of the Rat gold coins.


For the obverse of the 2020 Royal Australian Mint Year of the Rat 1 oz Gold Coin, you will find the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is depicted here in what is the sixth-generation design for Australian coins. It was designed originally in 2015 by Jody Clark for the Royal Mint of England. This design stands out for its inclusion of the Queens neckline and shoulders, a first on Australian coins since 1966.


In the reverse design element, 2020 Royal Australian Mint Year of the Rat 1 oz Gold Coins depict a single rat. This rat is standing on a thin sliver of a half-moon as a nod to the lunar calendar. Behind the rat is a lychee branch, a fruit viewed as a source of wisdom in Chinese culture. There are also engravings of the Mandarin symbol for a rat, the weight, metal content, and purity of the coin.


The Royal Australian Mint is the only sovereign mint of Australia and the only mint on the continent that was never part of the Royal Mint of England branch system. The Perth Mint is the only other operating mint in the country, but is a state-owned entity of Western Australia. The Royal Australian Mint was founded in 1965 and is located in the federal capital city of Canberra.


If you have any questions, Provident Metals is happy to help. You can call us on the phone at 800-313-3315, chat with us live online, or simply send us an email with your inquiries.

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When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $7.99 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

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Product Details

Year 2020
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Royal Australian Mint
Diameter 38.74 mm
Inner Pack 10
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $100
Country Australia
Designer (Obverse) Jody Clark
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Lunar Series
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 5,000
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 3702564