2017 Gilded Year of the Rooster

2017 Lunar Rooster 1oz SIlver Coin with gold Gilded Reverse

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Additional Information

Year of the Rooster – the Rooster is the tenth animal in the Chinese zodiac.

According to the Chinese zodiac, people born in the Year of Rooster have many excellent characteristics. In addition to being honest, hardworking and courageous, Roosters are often also physically attractive and charming as companions.

Confident personalities with a strong tendency to punctuality, Roosters make popular and loyal friends. People born in the Year of Rooster enjoy sports and outdoor pursuits and they generally lead happy and healthy, long lives.

Strong motivation and ambition are typical characteristics of Roosters at work and they are often seen in leadership positions over time.

This coin marks the third collaboration between New Zealand Mint and renowned Chinese designer Rocky Zhao.

Lunar Years of the Rooster
1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029


Country of Issue Niue
Date 2017
Series Lunar
Mintage 10 000
Denomination $2 / Two Dollars
Composition Silver Ag 999/1000
Quality Proof
Weight 1 gram
Weight 1 oz
Size 1.5748 mm
Size 1.5748 inch
Issuing Mint New Zealand Mint
Edge Milled
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