Lunar Year of the Rooster 2017 UK Silver Proof Kilo Coin | The Royal Mint

Lunar Year of the Rooster 2017 UK Silver Proof Kilo Coin

  • The largest silver coin in the lunar collection
  • Struck in fine silver to Proof standard
  • The mintage incorporates the lucky number eight
Price: £2,050.00
  • Limited Stock
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  • Product code: UKR17SK
  • Limited Edition Presentation: 68

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This five-ounce coin is struck in fine silver to Proof standard. The rooster is the fourth in the series of lunar coins brought to life by artist Wuon-Gean Ho, following her designs for the Year of the Horse, Year of the Sheep and Year of the Monkey. The ten flowers in the foreground are Marsh Daisies (or sea-thrift). In Chinese culture the number ten is believed to stand for perfection. Available in a Limited Edition Presentation of 388 coins, each mintage also incorporates the number eight, believed to be lucky in Chinese culture.

Were you born in the Year of the Rooster?

1921, 1933 , 1945 , 1957 , 1969 , 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017

Lunar Year of the Rooster 2017 UK Silver Proof Kilo Coin

Denomination £500
Maximum Coin Mintage 68
Alloy 999 Fine Silver
Weight 1005.00g
Diameter 100.00mm
Reverse Designer Wuon-Gean Ho
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Edge Inscription Milled
Quality Proof

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