Lunar I Tiger 1oz Gold Coin 1998
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The Lunar Tiger is the third edition in the Lunar Gold coin series from the Perth Mint. Each year depicts a new animal design from the Chinese Zodiac. The series began in 1996 with the “Year of the Mouse” and ends in 2007 with the “Year of the Pig”
The 1998 Lunar Tiger 1 ounce gold coin has a fineness of .9999 gold and a limited mintage of 16,907 coins.
Year of the Tiger
The Lunar Tiger ranks as the third animal in the Chinese Zodiac.
Birth years of the Lunar Tiger are 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998 and 2010.
Those born under the influence of the Lunar Tiger are said to be self confident, sensitive, charming and brave.
The front side of the coin depicts a Lunar Tiger leaping through a grass field. The Chinese character for tiger is engraved above the motif. On the bottom of the coin is the fine weight and purity inscripted as “1 OZ 9999 GOLD”. The year of issue “1998” is engraved vertically on the left portion of the coin. There is also an ornamental circle of dots around the outer edge of both sides of the coin, which adds to the beauty of the design.
The reverse side depicts the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II as a young women. The design of the Queen was created by artist and engraver Raphael Maklouf. The engravings around the outer edge are the name of the regent “ELIZABETH II”, the country of origin, “AUSTRALIA” and the nominal value of “100 DOLLARS”
Manufacturer: Perth Mint
Country of Origin: Australia
Series Name: Lunar I
Year of Issue: 1998
Diameter: 32.1 mm
Purity: 99.99% Gold
Fine Weight: 1 Ounce
Nominal Value: 100 Dollars
|Country of Origin||Australia|
|Gross Weight||31.10 grams|
|Denomination (oz)||1 oz|
|Year of issue||1998|
|Face value||100 AUD|
|Packing||single in Capsule|
|Packing Unit||20 per roll|
|Large Packing 2||100 per box|
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