2017 Year of the Rooster Colour Proof 2017

Silver Numismatic Year of the Rooster 1oz Proof Coloured 2017 | Metal Money
Silver Numismatic Year of the Rooster 1oz Proof Coloured 2017 | Metal Money
Gifts: 1 oz

SGD 88.00


Produced by:

Perth Mint.

The very successful silver proof coloured series continues with the Year of the Rooster. Collectors know the availability of the coloured series never seems to make it through the year.  A limited mintage a high demand add to the value of this coin.The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and 2017. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be hardworking, loyal, honest, and sociable. 
Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. 
The Perth Mint will release no more than 9,000 of the 2017 Year of the Rooster 1oz Silver Proof Coloured Edition in individual packaging from a maximum mintage of 10,000. 

The reverse of the coin depicts a coloured rooster, a hen, and three chicks standing amongst bamboo foliage and flowers. The Chinese character for ‘rooster’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Rooster’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.  
The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on the coin’s obverse.

Product details:

  • Proof quality
  • 99.99% pure silver
  • Silver coloured Year of the Rooster design
  • Australian legal tender
  • Limited mintage 10,000 coins
  • Presentation packaging
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity



Weight: 1 Troy ounce
Face Value: 1 Tuvalu dollar
Diameter: 45.60mm
Thickness: 2.6mm
Purity: 99.99