1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin
The 1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin makes an excellent addition to your collection. This year marks the ninth animal of the Chinese zodiac's 12-year cycle. The ancient Chinese lunar calendar's dozen animals are central to each of its idiosyncratic stories. The lunar calendar states that each animal has a considerable influence over those who are born under specific years of rule.
The Story Behind the 1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin
This year's animal is the monkey. It is said that those born under the influence of the Chinese Lunar monkey sign are smart, witty, positive, adventurous and ambitious. The 1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin depicts an adult monkey reposed on a peach tree branch to symbolize immortality, vitality and longevity. The imagery is a reflection of the qualities of those born in the years under the Chinese Lunar monkey's influence. The Chinese Lunar monkey is the Chinese zodiac animal for those born this year as well as 1992, 1980, 1968, 1956, 1944, 1932 and 1920. Even if you were not born in one of these years, you will find the 1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin to be a stunning piece. The 1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin design also features an inscription that reads “Year of the Monkey” along with the Chinese character that represents “monkey”. The revered Perth Mint's characteristic “P” mint mark is also featured on the coin. The other side of the 1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin displays Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II along with the year-date of 2016 and the monetary denomination.
1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin Qualities and Background
The 1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin is recognized by the Australian Currency Act of 1965 as legal tender. This 99.99 percent pure gold coin is worth $50.00 in Australian currency. Each 1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin has been painstakingly struck from near pure gold with proof quality. The 1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin has a precious metal content of 0.500 Troy oz and a fineness of 99.99 percent purity. Precious metal experts consider the coin's quality to be top-notch as it is produced at the world famous Perth Mint. The Perth Mint is the largest issuer of pure gold and silver coins in the world. Coins issued at the Perth Mint are widely revered as the best bullion coins on the market. The Perth Mint first issued the Australian Gold Lunar Series back in 1996. The series kicked off with the Year of the Mouse coins. Though the series came to an end with the Year of the Pig coins in 2007, the Perth Mint initiated Series 2 a year later due to popular demand. The series is scheduled to end in 2019.
The 1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin is Available at MyGold
Though the 1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin is available to the public in an extremely limited issue, MyGold has it inventoried. The coin is available for sale at a fantastic price, especially when you consider its comparative cost at other New Zealand dealers. Each 1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin is sold with presentation packaging that includes a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. As a commemorative item, this coin strongly appeals to collectors and investors throughout the world. Celebrate the year of the monkey by picking up the 1/2oz Perth Mint Gold Lunar Coin today as an investment or as a keepsake. It will make an excellent addition to your coin collection. Contact MyGold now.