The Silver Australian Pig Coins from the Perth Mint are primary offerings from the Lunar Series II collection. The 2019 Year of the Pig designs mark the conclusion of the popular 12-coin design series. Included in the silver for sale in this collection is the Colorized Silver Pig coin, available in both bullion and proof options. Today, 2019 1 oz Colorized Silver Australian Pig bullion coins are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you in protective packaging!
- Twelfth design in the Lunar Series II collection from Perth Mint!
- Mintage limited to 170,000 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine silver in BU condition.
- The face value of $1 (AUD) is fully backed by Australia’s government.
- On the obverse side of the coin is Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse side includes the Year of the Pig design with a sow and her piglets.
- Colorized lacquer on reverse design elements!
Lunar Series II debuted in 2008 from the Perth Mint as the follow-up collection to its popular Lunar Series I collection. The 2008 coin debuted with the first animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese Lunar Calendar, the Year of the Rat. Perth’s popular second lunar collection now concludes with the final year on the calendar featuring the Year of the Pig.
All 2019 1 oz Colorized Silver Australian Pig Coins in this listing come to you with protective packaging and are in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The coins are available with a colorized lacquer applied to the reverse design elements on the coin. The pig and piglets have shades of white, pink, and black added to their fur for a real-life finish.
On the obverse of 2019 Colorized Silver Australian Pig Coins, you’ll find the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is the longest-reigning monarch in British history and features here in a fourth-generation design created in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley for the Royal Mint of England.
The reverse side of 2019 1 oz Colorized Silver Australian Pig Coins includes the Year of the Pig design which is exclusive to the silver coins in the collection. Here, you’ll notice a female sow standing in left-profile relief with four little piglets around her feet. Both the momma pig and her piglets have been colorized to give these bullion coins a unique appeal.
Founded in 1899 as the third and final Royal Mint of England location on the Australian continent, Perth Mint has persisted for more than 100 years now as one of the nation’s most important mints. Separate of the Royal Australian Mint, the Perth Mint is owned and operated by the state government of Western Australia.
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