2023 1oz Lunar Series III Year Of The Rabbit High Relief Proof Silver Coin

Newest Lunar release in high relief proof version
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Queensland Mint is proud to present the 2023 1oz Lunar Series III Year of the Rabbit High Relief Proof Silver Coin.

 

Reputedly the oldest chronological record in history, the ancient Chinese Lunar Calendar dates back beyond 2,600 BC. Based on the appearance of the new moon, it associates a different animal with each year in the 12-year lunar cycle. According to legend, the order of the animals in Chinese astrology was determined by their race across a river. Unknown to the ox, the mouse hitched a ride on its back, leaping to victory at the very last second. The tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig followed the quick-thinking mouse and the flabbergasted ox to dry land.

 

In Chinese culture, each animal is believed to influence the personality of the people born under its ‘rule’. The Rabbit is the fourth sign of the Chinese Zodiac. The rabbit is a particularly lucky emblem and those born under this sign are believed to have an uncanny gift for choosing the right thing. Well-respected and wise, people with ‘rabbit’ personalities are renowned for their excellent memories and good taste. They make honourable and successful business partners and are also conservative by nature. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar rabbit in 2023, 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975 and every 12th preceding year, are said to be intelligent, creative, vigilant and compassionate.

 

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1oz 9999  Fine Silver
  • Packaged in presentation box 
  • Limited mintage of 3,888

Reverse: portrays an alert rabbit with its ears erect and another rabbit stretching towards a budding branch. Included in the design is the Chinese character for ‘rabbit’, the inscription ‘RABBIT 2023’ and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

 

Obverse: portrays the Jodie Clark effigy of Her Majesty, Queen Eizabeth II. Included are inscriptions of "Elizabeth II", "Australia", and the coin's weight, purity, and year of production.

 

Queensland Mint would love to hear from you. Our customer service team is available by +617 3184 8300 or [email protected].

Products specifications

Metal Silver
Purity 9999
Weight 1oz
Grade High Relief Proof
Mint Perth Mint
Type Coin
Variant Rabbit
Series Lunar Series
Condition New Direct from Mint
Year 2023
Packaging Individual coin capsules, presentation box
Superfund Approved No
Origin Australian
Theme Fauna
Monarch Elizabeth II