We are happy to announce that Tavex Sweden have received new Lunar coins for 2017 – it is the year of the Rooster. The Rooster is tenth in the Chinese zodiac. Each year is related to an animal sign according to a 12-year cycle. Years of the Rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, and 2029.
The Year of the Rooster doesn’t start until January 28, 2017, but Perth Mint released the coins already in September.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.
2017 Year of the Rooster Design
The reverse of each coin depicts a rooster standing in a stylised Chinese scene featuring bamboo and leaves. The Chinese character for ‘rooster’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Rooster’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, each coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date, and the monetary denomination.
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Some interesting facts about Year of the Rooster
Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be hardworking, loyal, honest, and sociable.
Roosters are more motivated than other animals in the Chinese zodiac, making their careers a priority in their lives. Roosters are hard working, multi-talented, and can deal with a variety of jobs. People born in a Year of the Rooster will make good achievements in their career this year if they take the initiative. Businessmen will get plenty of money, officers will be promoted, and job hunters will get higher positions. So all hard working, multi-talented Roosters – now is a great time to invest in precious metals – Gold price is fairly low ( 05.10.2016 ) and it´s good to have newest products on the makret, don´t you think?
Reference: China Highlights, The Perth Mint