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You’ll enjoy the best price on the web with your purchase of a 1/2 oz 2019 Perth Mint Lunar Year of the Pig gold coin from our online store now! This Year of the Pig coin marks the close of the second in Perth Mint’s renowned Lunar ranges, making it an absolute must have for all collectors.

COIN HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ships individually in protective packaging
  • Consisting of 1/2 oz of 9999 Fine Gold
  • Reverse: Features the depiction of a pig below a flowering Peony branch, the Chinese character for "Pig", the mint mark and the inscription "Year of the Pig"
  • Obverse: Features an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, her name, the name of the country of the issue, the year of the release, the legal tender value of the coin and the metal weight, purity and type

The reverse imagery, designed by Perth Mint artist extraordinaire, Ian Rank-Broadley, includes a buxom pig, seemingly enjoying a trot in the sunshine, with a stylised peony flower on a branch overhead. The mandarin character for ‘pig’ is also visible on the reverse, as is the title of the coin.

The obverse is Rank-Broadley’s detailed rendering of Elizabeth II in profile, donning her ‘Girls of Great Britain’ tiara. Elizabeth II’s name is also to be seen on the obverse, along with details of content, weight and purity, as well as the coin’s country of origin, year of origin and denominational value.

There are five pig types within the Chinese zodiacal system, each ascribed an element and a set of unique characteristics; 2019 will be the year of the Earth Pig. Savor the symbolism of this rich and popular divination system and enliven your portfolio with a 1/2 oz 2019 Lunar Year of the Pig gold coin today!

ABOUT THE PERTH MINT

The Perth Mint opened in 1899 as the British Royal Mint’s 3rd branch in Australia. The historical Hay Street location handled gold refining until moving to a modern facility in April 1990. Ownership of the mint was transferred to the Government of Western Australia in July of 1970. Under an agreement with the Commonwealth Treasury, they were empowered to mint and market gold, silver, and platinum as Australian legal tender to investors and collectors worldwide. Today, they are amongst the elite world mints whose pure gold, silver, and platinum items are trusted without question. Items such as the Australian Nugget, Silver Coin Series (Kangaroo, Kookaburra, Koala, and Platypus to name a few), as well as the Australian Lunar Gold and Silver Coin Series are extensively sought after by bullion investors worldwide.

5370
2019
Brilliant Uncirculated
9999
Australia
Perth Mint
AUD 50
Ian Rank Broadley (obverse)
Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with the words "Elizabeth II Australia 50 Dollars 1/2 oz 9999 Gold 2019"
A mature pig browsing through it's habitat along with a Peony flower, and that Chinese symbol for pig.
1/2 oz
30.6
2.2

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