First year of Lunar Series III - Mouse
Each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the undisputed guarantee of its weight and purity. Internationally recognised and Highly Liquid.
These magnificent silver coins celebrate the Year of the Mouse, the first of twelve animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar.
Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972 and every 12th preceding year, are said to be smart, resourceful, adaptable and kind. Possessing a rich imagination and strong intuition, mice rely on quick wits and an enterprising nature to find opportunities for success in almost all endeavours.
Each coins reverse portrays two mice foraging on husks of corn. Also included in the design is the Chinese character for mouse, the inscription MOUSE 2020 and The Perth Mint P mintmark.
The obverse of each coin depicts the Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2020 year-date, the weight and fineness, and the monetary denomination.
The reverse of all coins except the 10 kilo includes a security feature in the form of a micro-laser engraved letter within the design. It is only detectable under a magnifying glass.
No mintage limit applies to the 1 kilo coin.