Royal Australian Gold Lunar Coins
The Royal Australian Mint produces gold coins to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, one of the most important holidays in China. These wonderful coins were first introduced in 1996 and are produced annually with the corresponding animal.
One side represents the year of issuance, the calendar animal, its Chinese symbol, the weight and purity of the coin, 24 carats (99.99% fine gold).On the reverse side is Queen Elizabeth II, the face value and all the miniature animals of the Chinese calendar such as the golden pig 2019 or the golden dog 2018.
The Royal Australian Mint produces Chinese Lunar New Year coins, in order to commemorate these popular Chinese annual festivities. These stunning coins were first introduced in 1996 and they are produced each year to follow the tradition of representing one of the animals symbolizing the Chinese New Year. This aspect also makes the coin very unique and makes them an excellent investment opportunity. They are one of the only coins on the market that change their design annually to match the Lunar New Year, making it also an excellent collectors coin.
The obverse side of the coin elegantly displays the animal that coincides with the Chinese Lunar New Year. The reverse side of the coin displays the image of Queen Elizabeth the II.