the Australian Lunar Series II 2015 Year of the Goat Silver Proof Coins from The Perth Mint, featuring:
*Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
*2015 Year of the Goat Design
*Australian Legal Tender
*Extremely Limited Mintages
*Available in 1 kilo, 1oz, 1/2oz and a Three-Coin Set
*Elegant Presentation Packaging
*Numbered Certificates of Authenticity
*Great Gift Ideas
In 2015, we celebrate the eighth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar goat include 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003 and 2015. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be elegant, charming, artistic, gifted and calm.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
Each coin is meticulously struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
2015 Year of the Goat Design
The reverse of each coin depicts a family of three goats standing in a stylised rural scene. The Chinese character for 'goat' and the inscription 'Year of the Goat' 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, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2015 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on each coin's obverse.
Available in 1 kilo, 1oz, 1/2oz and a Three-Coin Set
The 2015 silver releases are available as individual 1 kilo, 1oz, and 1/2oz coins, or in a stunning three-coin set comprising a 2oz, a 1oz and a 1/2oz issue.
Extremely Limited Mintages
No more than 500 individual 1 kilo coins will be released worldwide. An issue limit of 5,000 individual 1oz coins, 8,000 individual 1/2oz coins and 1,000 three-coin sets will be released in this packaging.
Elegant Packaging and Numbered Certificates
Each coin and three-coin set is housed in a stylish red and black display case and illustrated lunar-themed shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.