In the Chinese zodiac, the rooster stands out as one of the twelve animal signs. Individuals born in the Year of the Rooster are celebrated for their hardworking nature, punctuality, confidence, and keen observation skills. This birth year holds a special significance and is considered an auspicious sign. Now, you have the chance to own the 2005 1 oz Gold Australian Lunar Rooster Coin, available for purchase online from Silver.com.
- Each coin is meticulously encased in an individual protective capsule!
- This coin is the 10th release in the prestigious Australian Lunar Series I collection!
- Limited mintage of only 19,729 coins, enhancing its collectible value!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of fine .9999 gold.
- Officially carries a face value of $100 (AUD) by Australia.
- The obverse side features a regal portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse side depicts a majestic rooster standing on a mound with the sun rising on the horizon.
In Chinese culture, the rooster symbolizes good fortune and serves as a guardian against negative energies. Its crowing at dawn is believed to ward off evil spirits, making it a symbol of protection. In some Chinese traditions, rooster images or sculptures are placed on rooftops or near entrances to homes to dispel negativity.
Deeply rooted in traditional Chinese culture, the rooster embodies the Five Virtues: civility, righteousness, ritual, wisdom, and trust. These virtues are reflected in the rooster’s character, known for its diligent crowing each morning, unwavering punctuality, and protective instincts toward its flock.
The obverse side of the 2005 1 oz Gold Lunar Rooster Coin features a dignified portrait of Queen Elizabeth II in her fourth-generation bust. She is depicted in right-profile relief, adorned with the elegant Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara. This exquisite design, crafted by Ian Rank-Broadley in 1998, made its debut in 1999 as part of the Lunar Series I program.
Turning to the reverse side of the 2005 Gold Australian Rooster Coin, you’ll find a captivating depiction of a rooster standing proudly on a mound of earth and grass, heralding the dawn with the sun rising in the distance.
These 2005 1 oz Gold Australian Lunar Rooster Coins come with individual protective capsules. Despite an initial mintage cap of 30,000 coins, the final mintage reached only 19,729 coins, making this coin the fifth-highest mintage among 1 oz Gold Lunar Series I coins.
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