Silver Lunar Coins

Silver Lunar Coin Series

The first one ounce Silver Lunar was issued in 1999 by the Perth Mint, all Silver Lunar coins have a $1 face value to them and have a silver purity of .999, and each coin weighs 31.63 grams or one ounce. The coin generaly features a different animal on the reverse of the coin which is changed each year with a new design, and a image of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse. The list of animals representing each lunar year is as follows, 1999 has the Rabbit, 2000 is the Dragon, 2001 is the Snake, 2002 is the Horse, 2003 is the Goat, 2004 is the Monkey, 2005 is the Rooster, 2006 is the Dog, 2007 is the Pig, 2008 is the Rat, 2009 is the Ox and finally 2010 is the Tiger.

Each year for 12 years the Perth Mint will produce these silver commemorative coins celebrating the chinese calendar designs, the coins are issued in line with the chinese lunar calendar. These Silver Lunar coins can be purchased in ½ oz, 1oz, 2oz, 5oz, 10oz and 1kilo sizes. Coloured and Proof versions of these coins are availble.


Silver Lunar Coin Series

Silver Dragon

Series 1 Silver Lunar 1999-2010

Series 1 Australian Silver 1oz Lunar coins.






Silver Tiger

Series 2 Silver Lunar 2008-2013

Series 2 Australian Silver 1oz Lunar coins.






Gilded Dragon

Series 1 Silver Gilded Lunar 1999-2010

Series 1 Australian Silver Gilded Lunar coins.






Gilded Tiger

Series 2 Silver Gilded Lunar 2008-2013

Series 2 Australian Silver Gilded Lunar coins.






2012 Berlin Coin Show Dragon

Series 2 Silver Coloured Lunar 2008-2013

Series 2 Australian Silver 1oz Coloured Lunar coins.






Half Lunar Goat

Series 1 Silver Half Ounce Lunar 1999-2007

Series 1 Australian Silver ½ oz Lunar coins.






Gemstone Tiger

Series 2 Silver Gemstone Lunar 2008-2013

Series 2 1kilo Australian Silver Gemstone Lunar bullion coins.






Dragon Typeset Series

Series 2 Silver Lunar Typeset 2008-2013

Series 2 Typeset 4 coin series