Limited mintage just 300,000
* 99.9% pure silver
* Australian legal tender
* Chinese Lunar Year theme - Tiger
* Internationally recognised
* Highly liquid
* Limited mintage 300,000
The Australian Lunar series of silver coins epitomizes The Perth Mints rich tradition of minting investor coins portraying Chinese themes. This years releases mark the 2010 Year of the Tiger, one of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar.
In Chinese culture, people born in the Year of the Tiger - 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998 and 2010 - are regarded as courageous and natural leaders. The Chinese character for tiger appears within the coins reverse design.
Struck by The Perth Mint from 99.9% pure silver, each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the undisputed guarantee of its weight and purity. No more than 300,000 1 oz Coins will be released.