Lunar I Rabbit 1oz Gold Coin 1999
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The 1999 Lunar Rabbit 1 ounce coin is 99.99% pure gold and has a mintage of only 18,261 coins. The Lunar Gold coin series was introduced in 1996 and is one of the most popular bullion coin programs of the Perth Mint.
The Lunar Gold coin series celebrates the animals of the Chinese Zodiac. According to the Chinese Zodiac, those born under the rule of the “Rabbit” are said to be compassionate, gentle and romantic. The birth years of the Rabbit are 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011 and 2023.
The 1999 “Year of the Rabbit” is the fourth release in the series.
The Lunar gold series from the Perth Mint ran from 1996-2007 and consists of 12 unique animal designs.
All of the Lunar Gold coins have a fineness of .9999 gold and are backed by the Australian Government.
The front side of the coin depicts a rabbit sitting on a small patch of grass. The Chinese character for rabbit is engraved above the motif. The year of issue “1999” is engraved vertically in the left quadrant of the coin. The fine weight and purity of
“1 OZ 9999 GOLD” is inscripted on the bottom. There is also an ornamental circle of dots that surrounds the outer edge.
The reverse side shows the right side portrait of Queen Elizabeth II with crown. The portrait was created by artist and engraver Ian Rank-Broadley, who’s initials appear below the image of the Queen. The inscriptions 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 the Rabbit”
Year of Issue: 1999
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||1999|
|Face value||100 AUD|
|Packing||single in Capsule|
|Packing Unit||20 per roll|
|Large Packing 2||100 per box|
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