The highly anticipated release of the Lunar Rooster coins is 1st of September. Bullion Money will release the images of the new coins and you can pre-order the year of the Rooster bullion coins from 01/09/2016. Delivery and pickup of these coins will be scheduled for late September.
Along with the Lunar bullion coins the following bullion series coins release dates are as per dates below:
- Gold Kangaroo 2017 coins - 10th October 2016
- Silver Kookaburra 2017 coins - 14th November 2016
- Silver Kangaroo 2017 coins - 14th November 2016
- Silver Koala 2017 series coins -9th January 2017
The 1 oz Silver Rooster 2017 and the 1 oz Gold Rooster coins have a limited mintage of 300,000 and 30,000 respectively. If the past years are anything to go by, these coins will sell out very quickly fso be sure to secure yours as soon as possible.. The only other coins in the Lunar Year series which have a limited mintage are the 10 kg Silver and gold coins. These coins are restricted to approx 100 by the Perth Mint.
Descriptions of the 2017 Perth Mint Bullion Coin series.
Silver 2017 Year of Rooster Coins - Each coin’s reverse features a rooster, a hen, and three chicks standing amongst bamboo foliage and flowers. The design also incorporates the Chinese character for ‘rooster’, the inscription ‘Year of the Rooster’, and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Gold 2017 Year of the Rooster Coins - The reverse of each gold coin depicts a rooster standing in a stylised Chinese scene featuring bamboo and leaves. The design also incorporates the Chinese character for ‘rooster’, the inscription ‘Year of the Rooster’, and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date and monetary denomination are shown on the obverse of each coin.
2017 Gold Kangaroo coins - The kangaroo is the most instantly recognisable wildlife symbol of Australia. In 2017, The Perth Mint releases four small gold bullion coins portraying a kangaroo bounding across an outback plain.
Silver 2017 Kookaburra coins - Each coin’s reverse features two kookaburras perched on a wooden fence. The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and year-date are included in the design. Issued as Australian legal tender, the obverse of each coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the year-date.
Silver 2017 Silver Koala coins - The koala is one of Australia’s most popular animals, accounting for the exceptional success of the Australian Koala series. In 2017, The Perth Mint releases two silver bullion coins portraying a koala sitting at the base of a eucalyptus tree with a second tree in the background. Each coin’s obverse bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.