The 2022 Australian ½ oz Silver Lunar Tiger coin honors the Year of the Tiger in the Chinese Lunar Calendar. The tiger design looks crisp in .9999 fine silver. The Perth Mint has delivered again.
- Limited to 300,000 coins worldwide
- ½ oz. .9999 fine silver BU grade
- 50 cent face value backed by the Australian government
- Individual coins packaged in protective capsule
- Obverse image is Jody Clark’s Queen Elizabeth II
- Reverse image is a tiger with tiger cub and the Chinese character for tiger
Perth’s Lunar series portrays animals from the Chinese Lunar Calendar. The Lunar III series carries on the tradition with their Year of the Tiger coin. The reverse side of the coin features a tiger and its cub. The two tigers are on top of a rock with bamboo and ferns around it. Between the two tigers is the Chinese symbol for tiger and ‘TIGER 2022’. To the left of the tigers is the Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mint mark. At the base of the image are the initials ‘JM’ for the artist’s name, Jennifer McKenna.
The obverse side of the coin has Jody Clark’s Queen Elizabeth II. This rendition of Queen Elizabeth has her in profile as she looks to the right. She is wearing her diadem crown and her royal earrings and necklace. Arched over the image of the queen are the words ‘Elizabeth II Australia’. Below the queen are engraved ‘½ oz. 9999 Ag’ and ‘50 cents’.
The Perth Mint is considered a master mint dating back to 1899 when they were founded as another location for the Royal Mint. This mint later became Australia’s mint making the legal tender for Australia. Widely respected for their mastery of the traditional methods of minting coins and bullion, the Perth Mint has demonstrated that they can adapt to modern techniques using color and gilding in many of their coins. They are now actually setting trends in the world of coins.
With only 300,000 coins made worldwide, now is the time to secure your 2022 Australian ½ oz Silver Lunar Tiger coin. You will appreciate the beautiful design struck in ½ oz .9999 fine silver. Don’t miss out. Buy now.