The Perth Mint is well-known for its silver for sale in the lunar range. From 1996 to 2007, it offered the Lunar Series I coins. From 2008 to 2019, it featured fresh lunar designs in the Lunar Series II collection. Now that the latter is finished, it offers lunar fans a new option that stands out from its predecessor as it encompasses all of the animals of the Zodiac in a singular design. Right now, 2019 5 oz Antique Silver Tuvalu Lunar Animals Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you inside of a black clamshell with colorized, themed shipping box and a Certificate of Authenticity!
- Hand-brushed antique finish!
- Mintage limited to just 388 coins!
- Consists of Five Troy ounces of .9999 fine silver.
- Bears a face value of Five Dollars backed by the government of Tuvalu.
- On the obverse is a depiction of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse field features the 12 animals of the Zodiac arranged around a Bagua.
- Rimless blanks!
Each 2019 5 oz Antique Silver Tuvalu Lunar Animals Coin in this listing at Silver.com is offered with a classic black clamshell from the Perth Mint. The boxes are shipped inside of colorized shippers that includes red-and-gold hues along with depictions of each of the 12 animals in the Zodiac.
The coins in this low-mintage release all come with individually numbered Certificates of Authenticity. Even more impressive, the coins have a hand-brushed antique finish on the rimless blanks that recreates the sense of abrasions and brushed surfaces you might expect on an ancient coin.
On the reverse of the 2019 5 oz Antique Silver Tuvalu Lunar Animals Coins is an outer design field that features 12 individual circles, each one with a portrait of a different animal from the Zodiac. Outside of the animal designs are stylized clouds that provide a decorative touch to the design.
The central Bagua within the inner ring focuses on the yin-yang symbol, a universal symbol for balance. Just outside of the Bagua, you’ll notice eight trigrams from the Taoist religion. These collections of three lines represent the eight main elements of the world.
For the obverse of 2019 5 oz Antique Silver Tuvalu Lunar Animals Coins, the Perth Mint uses the 1998 depiction of Queen Elizabeth II. Designed for the Royal Mint of England by Ian Rank-Broadley, this iconic effigy has featured on coins for England, Australia, New Zealand, Niue, and Tuvalu in the decades since.
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