Canadian Silver Year of the Rooster

  • Fineness: .9999
  • Sizes: ½ oz, 1, 2 oz, 10 oz, 1 kg
  • Tax Status: No sales tax
  • Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
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Buy Canadian Silver Year of the Rooster coins online. The Canadian Silver Year of the Rooster is part of the Lunar series. The pure silver coin commemorates 2017 as the Lunar Year of the Rooster, and celebrates all who are born under its sign. This is a perfect gift for those born in the years; 1909, 1921, 1933, 1945,1957, 1969, 1981, 1993,2005 and 2017.

For the 2017 coin, it has a diameter of 38 millimeters. With its serrated edge, the coin has an aggregate weight of 31.39 millimeters. It had a silver purity of .9999 and a clean beautiful proof finish that adds a mirror-like look to you your coin. The obverse of the coin depicts the image of Queen Elizabeth. The Queen faces the right side of the coin. The name “ELIZABETH II” is inscribed on the left side of the coin, from bottom-left to the top-left. On the right side of the coin, “D ∙ G ∙ REGINA” is inscribed from the top-right to the bottom-right.  The inscriptions of the obverse translate to: Elizabeth II By the Grace of God, Queen. The initials “SB” are debossed on the right shoulder of the coin, standing for Susanna Blunt, the designer of the obverse.

The reverse side of the coin features a rooster positioned on the left side of the coin. The rooster tilts its head to the right, facing its backside, the right side of the coin. The right leg of the rooster is slightly above the surface with the claws curved. The name “CANADA” is inscribed on the top of the coin, curving to the right side. The year of coinage is engraved on the top-right side of the coin,”2017”. From the horizon on the right, a sun is seen emerging with its rays. Under the neck of the rooster, the initials of the designer of the reverse side Aries Cheung, “AC”, are engraved. The face value of the coin, “15 DOLLARS”, is engraved at the bottom of the coin.

The Royal Canadian Mint, founded in the year 1908, produced the coin. Traders; both collectors and investors can buy Canadian Silver Year of the Rooster coins online exempt from sales tax or VAT. There is also a Canadian Gold Year of the Rooster coin available from The Royal Canadian Mint.

Additional information


Royal Canadian Mint

Country of Origin



Chinese Zodiac


15.87 gm, 31.89 gm

Pure Silver Content

0.25 Troy oz, 0.5 Troy oz, 1 Troy oz




999 fine silver


34.00 mm, 38.00 mm


$15, $20