1/2oz 2011 Lunar Year of the Rabbit Silver Coin

  • Half ounce rabbit – elegant, witty, agile
$56.01
Ships by 03/11/2021 or collect by Appointment
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The Perth Mint is one of the largest and most well-known mints in the world. As one of Western Australia’s largest exporters, the Perth Mint produces some of the most renowned bullion coins yearly, along with investment grade cast and minted bullion bars. 
 
The Perth Mint produces a specially designed coin in multiple sizes and metal types every year to commemorate the Chinese Lunar New Year. The Perth Mint’s lunar series has emerged to become one of the most widely collectable coin series worldwide, known for the coins’ artistic designs, high quality, limited mintages and collectability. Beginning in 1996 with the launch of Series I, running over 12 years per series as per the Chinese lunar calendar, the program is now currently producing Series III coins. 
 
Currently, the 1/2oz 2011 Lunar Year of the Rabbit Silver Coins are available to buy online from Gold Coast Bullion. 
 
Coin Highlights:
Contains half of one troy ounce or15.55 grams of pure 99.9% silver
4th coin of Series II of the collectible Perth Mint Lunar series
Face value backed by Australian government
Coins ship in protective acrylic capsules, while multiples of 20 typically ship in sealed rolls 
Reverse features imagery of a mother rabbit and her baby foraging in a field surrounded by forest
Observe features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
 
All ½ oz 2011 Lunar Year of the Rabbit Silver Coins ship to you in brilliant uncirculated condition in protective plastic capsules, while multiples of 20 typically ship in sealed rolls. 
 
The coin’s reverse portrays an image of a mother and baby rabbit rummaging through the spoils of a forest floor. Also featured is the inscription ‘Year of the Rabbit’ below the Chinese character for Rabbit and the Perth Mint’s security feature ‘P’ mintmark.
 
The obverse of the coin features the Ian-Rank Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, rounded by the coin’s specifications of weight, purity, metal content and face value. 
 
The Chinese Lunar Calendar reputedly dates back beyond 2,6000 BC making it the oldest chronological record in history. Each year in the 12-year lunar cycle is represented by a different animal, the order of which was determined by a race involving all animals across a river. Unbeknownst to the ox, the crafty mouse leaped onto its back and rode its metaphorical coattail to victory by jumping off and crossing the line first right at the very end of the race. The tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig followed the cunning mouse and tired ox across the river to dry land.  
 
The ½ oz 2011 Lunar Year of the Dragon Silver coin would make a perfect present for anyone born between the 3rd of February 2011 and January 22nd 2012, or anyone with a birthday in 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999.
 
Gold Coast Bullion sells a large range of Chinese Lunar Series coins in gold and silver.
 
If you have any questions or feedback regarding our Chinese Lunar Series Perth Mint coins, we’d love to hear from you. Call us at (07) 5315 8008, email us or send us a message through live-chat on the website.

Products specifications

Metal Silver
Type Coin
Purity
 
Weight 1/2 oz
Form Minted
Grade Fine
Superfund Approved No
Packaging Slab
Dimensions
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