Elizabeth II (1952-date)
10.00 AUD = 7.79 USD
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Year of the Rooster
Series: Lunar series II
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
Rooster sitting on a branch, Chinese symbol for Rooster at right
Translation: 公鸡 - = Rooster
The Royal Australian Mint released the first of this gold proof lunar coins in 2007. This particular coin depicted the Lunar Rooster of the Chinese Zodiac Calendar and was the eleventh coin of the series. The Rooster is the tenth sign of twelve in the Chinese Zodiac Calendar. People born in the "Year of the Rooster" are hard workers, shrewd and definite in decision making. Famous Roosters are "Martin Luthor King III", "Jennifer Lopez" & "Fan Bingbing".
Struck in 1/10oz 99.99 fine gold and minted as a proof coin, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. Worldwide mintage is limited to 1,500. Each coin is encapsulated and presented in a wooden two-piece presentation case held closed by magnets. A numbered Certificate of Authenticity is included.
Aluminium-bronze & Fine Silver (.999) $1 versions of the coin were also issued.
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