1/20th oz. Australian Lunar Gold Bullion Coin Series I & II

1996 - Present





The first series of Australian Lunar Gold Bullion Coins was started by The Perth Mint, with the Year of the Mouse in 1996 and ended in 2007 with the Year of the Pig.

The Series II Lunar Gold Bullion coins began in 2008 with the Year of the Mouse and are scheduled to run through 2019.

The Australian Lunar Gold Coins - Bullion Series I & II are sought after by investors and collectors due to their raised and highly polished finishes; For these reasons, the bullion coins often have higher premiums added to their sale price.




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Design of the
1/20th oz. Australian Lunar Gold
Series I & II - Bullion Coin


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Series I : Obverse

The obverse displays the profile of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by designer Ian Rank-Broadley.

His initial's "IRB" is inscribed directly below the Queen's neck.

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The words "ELIZABETH II" and "AUSTRALIA" are displayed inside the outer perimeter of the bullion coin.

The face value of the 1/20th oz. gold coin "5 DOLLARS" is displayed at the bottom of the bullion coin.

The Australian Lunar Gold Coin - are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the gold bullion coin has is guaranteed by the Government of Australia.

Series I : Obverse Coin photo provided courtesy of the Coin Page








Series I : Reverse

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The reverse of the bullion coin shows an image of the animal associated with each Chinese Lunar Calendar year.

On one side of the coin is a Chinese Symbol, this symbol represents the lunar rooster.

The 'Year of Issue' is located on the other side of the gold bullion coin.

Below the lunar animal on the Series I bullion coins is the coin's weight of "1/20 OZ" and purity "9999 GOLD."

Series I : Obverse Coin photo provided courtesy of the Coin Page












Series II : Obverse

The obverse side of every Gold Lunar bullion coin has the profile of Queen Elizabeth the II.

The design was created by Ian Rank-Broadley, his initial's "IRB" are inscribed directly below the Queen's neck.

Her name "ELIZABETH II" and "AUSTRALIA" is inscribed along the top half of the gold bullion coin.

Along the bottom of the gold coin is the coin's weight of "1/20OZ" and purity "9999 GOLD."

The coin's Year of Issue and the Face Value of "5 DOLLARS" is also displayed along the bottom of the coin.

Series II - Obverse side photo provided courtesy of The Perth Mint








Series II : Reverse

The center piece of the 2018 Series II Lunar Gold bullion coin is a Labrador Retriever standing on rocks with a stylized pine tree arching in the background over it.

The Chinese Symbol inscribed on the upper half of the coin's field is the symbol that represents the lunar calendar animal.

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Along the bottom of the Gold Lunar bullion coin are the words "Year of the Dog."

Next to the raised right paw of the Lunar Dog are the letters 'IJ' they are the initial's 'Ing Ing Jong,' the designer of the 2018 Lunar Gold bullion coin's reverse side.

The "P" inscribed on the bullion coin is the 'Mint Mark' for The Perth Mint.

The edge of both Series I & II bullion coins are Reeded.

Series II - Reverse side photo provided courtesy of The Perth Mint













Brief History of the
Chinese Calendar




In 2637 B.C., a Chinese Emperor named Huangdi invented the Chinese Calendar.

The Lunar Calendar is steeped in tradition, based on the appearance of the new moon, the calendar associates a different animal with each year in the 12 year cycle.

The Chinese believe each animal has a profound influence on the characteristics of those born under the year of its rule.




2018 - Year of the Dog


The birth years for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018.

Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be loyal, amiable, kind and friendly.   (The Perth Mint)




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1/20th oz. Gold Lunar Series I & II
Coin Information:




Series I:................1996 - 2007

Series II................2008 - Present

IRA Approved:.......Yes

Coin Grade:...........Uncirculated

Face Value:...........$5 AUD

Gold Content:........1/20 troy oz. (ozt.)

Total Weight:.........1.556 grams

Purity:...................99.99% / .9999

Karat:....................24 karat

Diameter:..............14.60 mm

Thickness:.............1.00 mm

Mint Mark:..............Series I - No / Series II - Yes ("P" = Perth Mint)

Designer:...............Ian Rank-Broadley (obverse)

Edge:.....................Reeded











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1/20th oz. Australian Lunar Gold Coin 
Bullion Series I & II 
Mintage Figures




Series I


Year.....Sales......Mintage......Lunar Animal


1996....7,405......100,000........Mouse


1997....7,131......100,000........Ox


1998....10,427.....100,000........Tiger


1999....9,642......100,000........Rabbit


2000....29,325.....100,000........Dragon


2001....19,738.....100,000........Snake


2002....27,338.....100,000........Horse


2003....17,892.....100,000........Goat


2004....15,898.....100,000........Monkey


2005....18,220.....100,000........Rooster


2006....15,737.....100,000........Dog


2007....10,308.....100,000........Pig



Series II


Year.....Sales......Mintage......Lunar Animal


2008....5,376......unlimited..........Mouse


2009....5,971......unlimited..........Ox


2010....17,552....unlimited..........Tiger


2011....22,412....unlimited..........Rabbit


2012....23,322....unlimited..........Dragon


2013....15,598....unlimited..........Snake


2014....20,879....unlimited..........Horse


2015....66,693....unlimited...........Goat


2016....20,147....unlimited...........Monkey


2017.....8,625....unlimited...........Rooster


2018...........0....unlimited...........Dog



Mintage figures were last updated on 02/17/17, by the Perth Mint





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