2007 LUNAR YEAR OF THE PIG. Beautiful Lunar 1/2 Kilo Coin!Minted by the Australian Federal Mint. This scarce coin was exclusively struck for the Asian market only. Very rare and impossible to find. Comes with the original mint capsule, display box, outer box, no COA. Outer box has some slight wear. The Pig is the twelfth and the last sign of the Earthly Branches. In the continuous Sexagenary cycle, every twelfth year corresponds to Hai, and is commonly called "the Year of the Pig". There are five types of Pigs, named after the Chinese elements.
In order, they are: Metal, Water, Wood, Fire, and Earth. In the Japanese zodiac and Tibetan zodiac, the Pig is replaced by the boar. In the Dai zodiac, the Pig is replaced by the elephant. In the Gurung zodiac, the Pig is replaced by the deer.
Fantastic Collector's item for a Lunar coin collector. We are professional coin dealer and sell world coins over 20 years.
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