Gilded Lunar Coins

Gilded Lunar Series I 1999-2010

This collection of coins was released by the Perth Mint to cover the 12 year period from 1999 till 2010, each coin depicts the chinese character for the year that each coin is dated. The Perth Mint ended the silver lunarseries 1 in 2007 to make way for Series 2, as a result of this the 2008 Rat, 2009 Ox and 2010 Tiger have the release date of 2007 on the obverse side of the coin and the reverse side of these coins bear the actual lunar year date. The character animal depicted on each coins reverse side is in pure 24 carat gold showing stunning detail, each coin is housed in a contemporary red and black display case and an illustrated shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. The Perth Mint will release no more than 50,000 of these 1oz Gilded Edition coins.

Gilded Lunar Box

Gilded Lunar Series 1 1999-2010


Lunar Tiger

2010 Gilded Lunar Tiger

2010 Silver Gilded Lunar Tiger, This Australian Lunar silver coin celebrates the Year of the Tiger. A total of 50,000 coins where minted.

 

 

Lunar Ox

2009 Gilded Lunar Ox

2009 Silver Gilded Lunar Ox, This Australian Lunar silver coin celebrates the Year of the Ox. A total of 50,000 coins where minted.



Lunar Mouse

2008 Gilded Lunar Rat

2008 Silver Gilded Lunar Rat, This Australian Lunar silver coin celebrates the Year of the Rat. A total of 50,000 coins where minted.

 


Lunar Pig

2007 Gilded Lunar Pig

2007 Silver Gilded Lunar Pig, This Australian Lunar silver coin celebrates the Year of the Pig. A total of 50,000 coins where minted.

 


Lunar Dog
2006 Gilded Lunar Dog

2006 Silver Gilded Lunar Dog, This Australian Lunar silver coin celebrates the Year of the Dog. A total of 50,000 coins where minted.




Lunar Rooster

2005 Gilded Lunar Rooster

2006 Silver Lunar Rooster, This Australian Lunar silver coin celebrates the Year of the Rooster. A total of 50,000 coins where minted.

 


Lunar Monkey

2004 Gilded Lunar Monkey

2004 Silver Gilded Lunar Monkey, This Australian Lunar silver coin celebrates the Year of the Monkey. A total of 50,000 coins where minted.

 

 

Lunar Goat

2003 Gilded Lunar Goat

2003 Silver Gilded Lunar Goat, This Australian Lunar silver coin celebrates the Year of the Goat. A total of 50,000 coins where minted.

 


Lunar Horse

2002 Gilded Lunar Horse

2002 Silver Gilded Lunar Horse, This Australian Lunar silver coin celebrates the Year of the Horse. A total of 50,000 coins where minted.

 


Lunar Snake

2001 Gilded Lunar Snake

2001 Silver Gilded Lunar Snake, This Australian Lunar silver coin celebrates the Year of the Snake. A total of 50,000 coins where minted.

 


Lunar Dragon

2000 Gilded Lunar Dragon

2000 Silver Gilded Lunar Dragon, This Australian Lunar silver coin celebrates the Year of the Dragon. A total of 50,000 coins where minted.




Lunar Hare

1999 Gilded Lunar Hare

1999 Silver Gilded Lunar Hare, This Australian Lunar silver coin celebrates the Year of the Hare. A total of 50,000 coins where minted.

 

 

All images courtesy of the Perth Mint

Gilded Lunar Coin Specifications

Mint: Perth Mint
Weight: 31.6 grams
Diameter: 40.6 mm
Edge: Reeded
Composition: .999 silver with gold gilding
Issued Date: 1999-2010
Mintmark: P

 

Mintage Figures For The Lunar...Here