Celebrating the eighth animal in the Chinese zodiac, the Perth Mint has unveiled the newest installment in the Lunar Series II: the 2015 Silver Year of the Goat.
Composed of troy ounce of .999 pure silver, each coin weighs 15.591g, has a diameter of 36.60mm and is released with an unlimited mintage.
Designed by Natasha Muhl, the reverse features a family of goats grazing in their natural habitat. The Chinese character for ‘goat’ is inscribed, along with YEAR OF THE GOAT and the Perth mintmark, P.
The obverse features Ian Rank-Broadley’s portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, along with the coin’s year and denomination.
Deemed legal tender by the government of Australia.
Honor those born in the Year of the Goat — while investing in precious metal — with this oz silver coin, now available at Provident Metals.
About the Year of the Goat
The Year of the Goat includes the following birthdates: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003 and 2015. People born in the Year of the Goat are said to be shy, sympathetic, elegant, artistic and calm.
About the Perth Mint
The Perth Mint was founded in 1899 after gold was discovered in local Australian deposits. The newly-established mint struck gold and silver sovereigns until Great Britain abandoned the gold standard in 1931.
The mint remained under British ownership until July of 1970, when it ceded to the state government of Western Australia. Today, the Perth Mint produces nearly all of the nation’s legal tender bullion coins in its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.
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|Metal Content||0.5 troy oz|
|Metals Purity||.999 Fine Silver|
|Product Series||Perth Mint Lunar Series II|