The 2010 Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series celebrates the Year of the Tiger, a beautiful but terrifying animal revered in Chinese culture as embodying the courage and competitiveness of a natural leader. As well as appealing strongly to collectors, this coloured release makes an ideal gift for all those born in the Year of the Tiger - including 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998 and 2010.
Specimen Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in specimen quality.
Gilded Year of the Tiger Design
The coin's reverse depicts a tiger, which has been gilded in 24-carat gold, lying on the ground. As well as the inscription ‘Year of the Tiger’ and the Chinese character for ‘tiger’, the design also incorporates The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 50,000 of these 1oz Gilded Edition coins celebrating the 2010 Year of the Tiger.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.