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1/2 kilo. Australian Lunar Silver Bullion Coin Series I & II





In 2004, The Perth Mint added two silver bullion coins to the Lunar Series, they were the $15 Dollars (1/2kg.) and the $8.00 Dollar (5 oz.) Bullion Coins.

The Australian lunar series of bullion coins often have higher premiums added to their sale price due to the polished look of the coins and the coin's yearly limited mintage.







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1/2 kilo. Silver Lunar

Design & Photos Series II
1/2 kilo. Silver Lunar






Chinese Calendar

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Design of the
1/2 kilo. Australian Lunar Silver
Series I & II - Bullion Coins


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Series I : Obverse

silver lunar

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

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

The words "ELIZABETH II", "AUSTRALIA" are displayed inside the outer perimeter of dots, on the 1/2 kilo. silver bullion coin.

Located at the bottom of the bullion coin is its face value of "15 DOLLARS."








Series I : Reverse

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The reverse of the 1/2 kilo. Australian Lunar Silver Bullion coin shows an image of the animal associated with each Chinese Lunar Calendar year.

The Chinese Symbol to the left of the animal is the symbol representation for that animal.  

Below the Lunar Animal is the silver bullion coin's weight of "1/2 KILO" and purity of " 999 SILVER."

The year the issue for the coin is located to the right of the Lunar Animal.












Series II : Obverse

The centerpiece of the obverse side on all Australian bullion coins is the profile of Queen Elizabeth the II.

The design of the Queen 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 bullion coin.

Along the bottom of the silver bullion coin is the coin's weight "1/2 KG" and purity of "999 SILVER."

The coin's Year of Issue and its legal tender, the face value of "15 DOLLARS" is also displayed along the bottom half of the silver bullion coin.








Series II : Reverse

silver lunar

The centerpiece of the reverse side of the Series II - 2008, 1/2 kilo. Australian Lunar Silver bullion coin is the Lunar Mouse.

The Chinese symbol inscribed on the reverse side of the coin is the symbol representation for the Lunar Mouse.

Displayed directly below the Mouse are the words "Year of the Mouse."

The Edges on both Series I & II Lunar silver bullion coins are Reeded.

The Mint Mark of "P" representing The Perth Mint, is located at the top right of the 1/2 kilo. Lunar Series II silver bullion coin.













Brief History of the
Chinese Calendar




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

The calendar is 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 personality of those born under the year of its rule.








Coin Information:
1/2 kilo Lunar Series I & II




Series I:.......,.......2004 - 2007

Series II:..........,...2008 - 2010

IRA Approved:......Yes

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

Face Value:..........$15 AUD

Silver Content:.....1/2 troy kilo.

Total Weight:........1.1 lbs / 16.075 troy oz.

Purity:.................99.90% / .999

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

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

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

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Mintage Figures for the
Series I & II
1/2 kilo. Australian Lunar Silver 

Bullion Coin




Series I


Year.....Sales......Animal


2004....1,287.......Monkey


2005....1,307.......Rooster


2006....785.........Dog


2007....962.........Pig



Series II


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


2008.....739.......unlimited.........Mouse


2009....1,535.....unlimited.........Ox


2010....5,058.....unlimited.........Tiger


2011....0...........0...................Rabbit


2012....0...........0...................Dragon


2013....0...........0...................Snake


2014....0...........0...................Horse


2015....0...........0...................Goat


2016....0...........0...................Monkey


2017....0...........0...................Rooster


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



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