From the prestigious Australian Opal Lunar Series, this 2023 Year of the Rabbit coin features a spectacular centrepiece crafted from authentic Australian opal. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar rabbit in 2023, 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975 and every 12th preceding year, are said to be Intelligent, creative, vigilant and compassionate. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the Australian Opal Lunar Series 2023 Year of the Rabbit 1oz Silver Proof Coin. The coin's reverse incorporates a circular panel featuring a rabbit detailed in pure Australian opal.
Patterning with stylised depictions of snapdragons, said to be lucky flowers for those born in the Year of the Rabbit. The design includes the inscription'YEAR OF THE RABBIT' and theChinese character for'rabbit' together with the 2023 year-date, t he coin's weight and purity, and The Perth Mint's traditional'P' mintmark. The coin's obverse bears the Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II within a stylised pattern and the monetary denomination. Proof quality 99.99% pure silver.
Limited mintage - 5,000.