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2017 Niue $2 Lunar Gilded Year of the Rooster Silver Proof (No Tax)



 
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2017 Niue $2 Lunar Gilded Year of the Rooster 1 oz Silver Proof Coin, Minted by the New Zealand Mint (TAX Exempt)

Year of the Rooster - the Rooster is the tenth animal in the Chinese zodiac.

According to the Chinese zodiac, people born in the Year of Rooster have many excellent characteristics. In addition to being honest, hardworking and courageous, Roosters are often also physically attractive and charming as companions.

Confident personalities with a strong tendency to punctuality, Roosters make popular and loyal friends. People born in the Year of Rooster enjoy sports and outdoor pursuits and they generally lead happy and healthy, long lives.

Strong motivation and ambition are typical characteristics of Roosters at work and they are often seen in leadership positions over time.

This coin marks the third collaboration between New Zealand Mint and the prestigious Lucky Zhao Studio of China.

Lunar Years of the Rooster
1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029

2017 is the Lunar Year of the Rooster and New Zealand Mint is releasing two stunning 1 oz silver coins. Those born in the Year of Rooster have confident personalities with a strong tendency to punctuality. People born in the Year of Rooster enjoy sports and outdoor pursuits and they generally lead happy and healthy, long lives.

This Lunar Year of the Rooster 1 oz Gilded Silver Coin portrays an impressive illustration of a Rooster, standing proudly in front of the skyline of the French city of Paris. The gilded Chinese character for Rooster is set against a proof quality background.

This coin comes packaged in a traditional ingot-shaped coin case and themed printed outer case, making this an ideal gift for those born in the Year of the Rooster and Lunar coin collectors.

This lovely engraved gilded silver coin has a limited worldwide mintage of 10,000 coins.

Specifications

Metal: 999 Fine Silver
Weight: 1 oz
Finish: Proof / Gilded
Diameter: 40mm (Nominal)
Edge: Milled
Denomination: $2
Year: 2017
Mintage: 10,000
Effigy: Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Country of Issue: Niue

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