In 2010, the popular Australian Lunar coin series celebrates the Year of the Tiger. Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver. Struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, the 2010 releases are available as individual 1 kilo and 1oz coins and in a Three-Coin Set comprising 2oz, 1oz and 1/2oz coins.Year of the Tiger Design. The reverse of each coin depicts a tiger lying under a tree. As well as the inscription Year of the Tiger and the Chinese character for tiger, the design also incorporates The Perth Mints P mintmark.
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965 , each coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse. The Perth Mint will release no more than. 5,000 individual 1oz coins. 1,000 Three-Coin Sets (2oz, 1oz, 1/2oz).
Each coin and set is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Silver Proof Lunar Series II coins are housed in contemporary red and black display cases with illustrated shippers.
As well as appealing to proof quality silver coin collectors, these outstanding releases also make great gifts for people born in any year ruled by the Chinese Lunar tiger including 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998 and 2010. The item "2010 Year of Tiger 1kg Kilo Silver Proof Coin Australia Lunar Series II 2" is in sale since Sunday, January 17, 2016. This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\Australian\Decimal". The seller is "coins_collectibles" and is located in Sydney, NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.