The Perth Mint attended the 2017 Melbourne Stamp and Coin Show and released during the show a 1/4oz silver coin featuring the spectacular Year of the Rooster design.
The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and 2017.
Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be hardworking, loyal, honest, and sociable.
Struck by The Perth Mint from 1/4oz of 99.99% pure silver
The Perth Mint will release no more than 2,500 of the 2017 Year of the Rooster 1/4oz Silver Coloured Coin.
The reverse of the coin depicts a coloured rooster, a hen, and three chicks standing amongst bamboo foliage and flowers.
The Chinese character for ‘rooster’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Rooster’ also appear in the design.
Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the coin is housed in a display case and themed box-shipper featuring the 2017 Melbourne Stamp & Coin Show logo alongside the dates of the show.