Australian Gold Year Of The Pig
- Debut: 2019
- Fineness: 99.99%
- Tax Status: No sales tax or VAT
- Mint: Perth Mint
Buy Australian Gold Year Of The Pig Coin Online. The Australian Lunar Series II came to a conclusion in 2019 with the production of the Year of the Pig design. The first coin to be released was the one-tenth troy ounce coin. The coin comes in other different sizes- 1/20 oz, ¼ oz, 1 oz, 2 oz, 10 0z and 1 kilo. It is the 12th issue of the Lunar Series collection.
The Perth Mint which is the Australia’s official bullion mint wholly owned by the government of Western Australia, manufactured the coin. It was established on 20th June 1899 and is one of the two mints issuing legal tender in Australia. Since the coin is a legal tender backed by the federal government of Australia, collectors and investors in the business of trading the coin are free from sales tax or VAT.
For the 1/20 t/oz coin, it has a diameter and thickness of 14.8 millimeters and 1.4 millimeters, respectively. It has a gold fineness of 99.99% and has its edge reeded. Designed by Ing Ing Jong, the reverse side of the coin depicts the image of a large, adult pig. The pig is featured positioned facing the right side of the coin with its head tilted looking above at the sky. A tree branch Is seen off the coin from the edge on the top-left side of the coin. the Chinese character for pig is engraved above the pig- “猪”. At the bottom side of the coin, below the pig, the text “YEAR OF THE PIG” is inscribed. The mint mark “P” is inscribed on the mid-right section of the coin.
The obverse of the coin depicts the effigy of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, facing the right profile of the coin. She is wearing the crown she wore during her coronation. The name “ELIZABETH II” is engraved on the left side of the coin while “ASUSTRALIA” is debossed on the right side of the coin; on the upper half of the coin. On the lower half of the coin, the text “1/20 OZ 9999 GOLD 2019 5 DOLLARS” is inscribed from the mid-left, counterclockwise. You can buy Australian Gold Year Of The Pig Coin Online free from sales tax or VAT.
999.9 fine gold / 24 carat gold
|Country of Origin
The Perth Mint
|Pure Gold Content
1 Troy oz