The Lunar Ounce program from the Republic of Rwanda is one of the most exciting new coin series available today. Capitalizing on the popularity of lunar-themed coins, this brand-new series of silver and gold coins is so named because all releases will be available in a 1 oz weight only, featuring two brilliant uncirculated coins (gold and silver) and a silver proof. The 2017 1 oz Gold Rwandan Lunar Rooster Coin is available to you today online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you in a presentation box.
- Includes a Certificate of Authenticity!
- Mintage limited to 100 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine gold in BU condition.
- Issued a face value of 100 Francs by Rwanda.
- Obverse includes the Lunar Rooster design.
- Reverse bears the coat of arms for the Republic of Rwanda.
People born under the sign of the rooster are said to be hardworking, loyal, honest, and sociable individuals. The Year of the Rooster includes those born in 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and now 2017. Each new release in the Lunar Ounce collection will include a different obverse design to represent the animal on the Zodiac in a given year.
The Lunar Ounce program is a newly-issued lunar-themed collection for the Republic of Rwanda. The collection starts in 2017 with the Year of the Rooster coin release, and will run the full 12-year cycle of the Zodiac with the program to conclude in 2028 with the release of a Year of the Monkey design.
On the obverse of the 2017 1 oz Gold Rwandan Lunar Rooster Coin is the design of a rooster with a tiled, or cracked-glass look. The finish is used on the bird with different finishes to create variation in its appearance, and also appears on the background field.
The reverse of the 2017 1 oz Gold Rwandan Lunar Rooster Coin features the image of the coat of arms for Rwanda. Engravings of “Central Bank of Rwanda” and the coin’s face value along with national motto are all in a local Rwandan tribal tongue.
All Gold Rwandan Lunar Rooster Coins in this listing are in BU condition. Coins in BU condition show no signs of wear and tear on the surfaces, though you may notice minor flaws ranging from breaks in the luster and spotted surfaces to contact marks from the process of striking blanks at the mint.
The individual 2017 1 oz Gold Rwandan Lunar Rooster Coins in this listing ship to you in a protective box and includes a numbered Certificate of Authenticity for your verification needs.
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