Australian Lunar 2019 Year of the Pig 1oz Silver Proof Coin

Australian Lunar 2019 Year of the Pig 1oz Silver Proof Coin


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  • Australian Legal Tender

  • 2019 Year of the Pig Design

  • Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver

  • Issue Limit - 5,000

  • Numbered Certificates of Authenticity

  • Presentation Display Cases

In 2019, The Perth Mint’s internationally renowned Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II celebrates the Year of the Pig, the twelfth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac.
The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar Pig include 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007 and 2019. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be honest, loyal, sincere and generous, with a calm temperament.

Purity and Issue Limit

Struck from 99.99% pure silver in proof quality. An issue limit of 5,000 1oz coins will be produced in this packaging.

Australian Legal Tender
The coins are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.

The reverse of each coin features a representation of a domesticated or pet pig, which are typically pink with black markings, along with four piglets, amid stylised foliage. The Chinese character for ‘pig’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Pig’ appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2019 year-date and the monetary denomination are shown on each coin’s obverse.
Each individual coin and three-coin set is housed in a stylish red and black presentation case with a themed shipper, and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Issuer Perth Mint
Product Code 2S1916DAAA
Metal Content (Troy oz) 1
Denomination AUD $1
Fineness (% purity) 99.99 Silver
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.107
Maximum Diameter (mm) 45.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.60
Maximum Mintage 8,500
Designer Ing Ing Jong

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