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2022 Royal Australian Mint Year of the Tiger 1 oz Gold Coin BU

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Chinese zodiac coins are everywhere! The popularity of these coins has led many mints to start producing them, as well. In 2022, we will celebrate the Year of the Tiger, and the Royal Australian Mints design is one of the best. Right now, you can get a 2022 Royal Australian Mint Year of the Tiger 1 oz Gold Coin from Provident Metals in BU condition!


  • Ships in an individual plastic capsule!
  • Mintage limited to only 5000 coins!
  • Brilliant Uncirculated condition!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 fine gold!
  • Given a face value of $100 (AUD) completely backed by Australia.
  • Obverse bears Jody Clarks image of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse features the 2022 Year of the Tiger image.

The Chinese zodiac calendar has a unique legend behind it. According to Chinese folklore, the Jade Emperor called a meeting and asked 12 animals to come to meet him. The animals in the lunar calendar are placed in certain spots based on the order in which they arrived to meet the emperor. While the rat placed first, the tiger was third in the race.


Queen Elizabeth IIborn during the Year of the Tigeris shown sitting proudly in her tiara and jewelry on the obverse. This image, created by the Royal Mints Jody Clark, is the fifth depiction of Her Majesty on coinage. It was designed in 2015, and Clarks initials are featured in the image. Circling the Queen is the lunar calendar wheel with the tiger shown at the top.


A confident tiger is proudly displayed on the reverse face of these coins. In the image, the large tiger is shown with its mouth slightly ajar as it walks over pine branches. You can also find numerous inscriptions on this face of the coins, including the Chinese symbol for Tiger, Year of the Tiger, and the weight and purity of the coin.


The Royal Australian Mint is located in Canberra, Australia. The mint is known in the coin community for amazing designs for Lunar coins and domed coins, which are rare. The Royal Australian Mint produces the circulation coins for Australia, and it first opened in 1965. It was the first mint in the country that wasnt associated with the Royal Mint in the United Kingdom.


Each coin in this listing ships in a plastic capsule for protection during shipping, storage, and displaying. The capsule keeps the surface of the coin clean and prevents damage like dings, dents, or spotting.

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Product Details

Year 2022
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Royal Australian Mint
Diameter 38.51 mm
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $100 AUD
Country Australia
Designer (Obverse) Jody Clark
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Royal Australian Mint Lunar Series
Certificate of Authenticity No
Capsule Size 39 mm
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 2 x 2 x 0.3
Provident ID 3889985