Few collections of silver for sale are more popular and diverse than the Lunar Series collections from the Perth Mint of Western Australia. The mint launched its first series in 1996 and follows the precise 12-year cycle of the Zodiac with its animal-themed design releases. As of 2020, the Perth Mint is on its third series of lunar coins and the diversity within the programs only continues to grow. Now, 2 oz Colorized Silver Australian Lunar Coins are available to you for purchase online at Silver.com from random years of issue.
- Coin ships to you inside of an individual plastic flip!
- Released by the Perth Mint!
- Consists of Two Troy ounces of .999+ fine silver.
- Issued a face value of $2 (AUD) by Australia.
- The obverse features Queen Elizabeth II.
- On the reverse are animal designs matching the date on the lunar calendar.
- Please note you could receive matching dates and designs when you buy more than one coin.
The lunar calendar has served as an inspiration for designs at the Perth Mint since 1996. The mint offers a variety of different weights and types in its silver range that include bullion coins of 1/2 oz up to 1 Kilo, with several options in between. The proof range of Silver Australian Lunar coins offers more fractional-ounce coins and tops out at 2 oz and 1 Kilo weights. On top of these issues, the Perth Mint also offers Silver Australian Lunar Coins in gilded and colorized finishes as well.
The obverse side of each of these 2 oz Colorized Silver Australian Lunar Coins includes a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. The most common of these is the Ian Rank-Broadley design from 1998. It featured on nine of the 12 issues in the Lunar Series I program and all 12 designs in the Lunar Series II collection. In this design, Elizabeth II is shown in right-profile relief wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara.
On the reverse face of 2 oz Colorized Silver Australian Lunar Coins, you will find varying animal designs. The Perth Mint uses distinctive visuals for each of the 12 animals in the Zodiac. The Year of the Mouse design, for example, is different in each of the Lunar Series I, II, and III releases. Additionally, the individual designs differ across metal types as well, with the silver coin have a different design than the gold coin in each release.
These 2 oz Colorized Silver Australian Lunar Coins are available to you with individual plastic flips. Date marks are chosen at random in this series. Our team uses its discretion in selecting 2 oz silver coins for you based on what is available when your payment has cleared. We cannot hand-pick certain dates or designs for you. Please note that you may receive matching dates and designs if you by more than one coin.
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