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Australia 2017-P Year of the Rooster Chinese Lunar Zodiac $100 1 Troy Ounce .9999 Pure Gold Proof with Color GX P10

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Here's something to crow about! Celebrate the loyalty and success of the Year of the Rooster in 2017 with this charming vignette of a rooster, a mother hen, and their three baby chicks on this proof finish, one full troy ounce pure gold coin with a low mintage limit and full, vibrant color -  a beautiful, investment grade way to own .9999 fine gold!

Investment Opportunity! The allure of gold has held sway over mankind for millennia. The animals of the Chinese lunar zodiac are made all the more desirable by the Perth Mint's execution in 4 9s pure gold, artistically rendered in a proof finish with cameo frosted devices and mirrored fields. Even better is the price! Leave it to the Perth Mint to make the luxury of a .9999 fine gold proof an excellent investment!

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The rooster with brightly colored plumage crowing.The Year of the Rooster - Loyal, Attractive and Accomplished!
Those born in the years 1909, 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and 2017 celebrate the Year of the Rooster. According to tradition, people born during a Year of the Rooster are said to exhibit that animal’s attributes. They are observant, brave, resilient, attractive, and tenacious, but can also be self-absorbed and overly romantic.

Rooster people are very observant. Most of the time, they are precise and accurate with their observations. You can say that Roosters have a very keen "sixth sense". It is not an easy task to fool the Rooster. Their mind is cautious and skeptical. Gifted with perception, Roosters make excellent trouble shooters, detectives, fixers, bagmen, doctors, nurses and psychiatrists.

With Roosters, what you see is exactly what you get; they are straightforward and forthright. Roosters like to appear attractive and beautifully turned out. They are sociable and love to receive attention. The Rooster likes to be noticed and flattered. They might dress a little nattily with this in mind, but in their heart, they are usually conservative. Roosters are happiest when they are surrounded by others, whether at a party or just a social gathering. They enjoy the spotlight and will exhibit their charm at the drop of a hat.

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A beautifully colored rooster struts proudly.Roosters are always up, out and doing things. They are extremely motivated, the most motivated of all the animals of the Chinese Lunar Zodiac. You rarely see a relaxed rooster that sits quietly on the couch doing nothing. They are also multi-talented, and can become accomplished in many different ways. Because they are hardworking, resourceful, courageous and talented, Roosters are typically confident about themselves.

Roosters are loyal and they make devoted friends. They keep their promises and are true to their word. Sensitive individuals may find it hard to get along well with Roosters, because they can brag about themselves and their accomplishments, which may make other, less accomplished, animals uncomfortable. The Seattle grunge band Alice in Chains had an early alternative radio and mainstream rock hit with their song "Rooster" back in 1992. It was about an infantry soldier grunt's experiences during the Vietnam War. Now you know.

This is the tenth annual release in the Lunar Zodiac Series II from Australia!

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Investment Note
This artistically-rendered beauty contains a full one full troy ounce of four nines (.9999) pure gold. Its weight represents a most popular size of gold - large enough to contain a significant amount of gold, and practical for investment purposes. If all this weren't enough to recommend this golden gem, consider the strict  mintage limit of only 3,000 - tiny by most standards, but all the more so considering our affordable price.

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Technology Note
The marvelous minting and refining technologies of the Perth Mint have brought us this investment-grade gold coin, in a purity (99.99%) that puts other gold coins to shame!

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Rooster Color Gold Proof in boxObverse
A rooster (the cock of the walk) struts his stuff in a natural setting featuring bamboo. The legend YEAR OF THE ROOSTER defines the theme. The Chinese character for "Rooster" appears to the left of the cock head, while the Perth Mint's "P" mint mark is judiciously placed to the right, near the 3:00 position along the rim.

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Reverse
The reverse features Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, in crowned profile facing right. This portrait, featuring Her Majesty wearing a tiara and pearl earrings, was executed by the sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley. The legend 1 OZ 9999 GOLD guarantees the weight and purity. The legend ELIZABETH II, the date and the denomination also appear.

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Packaging
The coin is encapsulated inside an elegant, luxury oval-shaped display case, lined with black velvet, featuring a dark base and a light, glossy, timber-effect lid, protected by a full-color outer cardboard box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included.

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Specifications
Country Australia
Mint Perth Mint of Australia
Year of Issue 2017
   
Face Value 100 Dollars
Weight 31.112 g
Diameter 39.34 mm
Gauge (Thickness)     2.50 mm
Mintage Limit 3,000
   
Finish Proof with Color
Composition .9999 Fine (Pure) Gold
Edge Reeded (milled, serrated)
   
Artist Ing Ing Jong (obverse)
Ian Rank-Broadley (reverse)
Certificate Individually Numbered

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