The Chinese zodiac is a systematic future plan that relates an animal to each year of its 12-year cycle. In Chinese culture, people born in the Year of the Horse - 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002 and 2014 - are regarded as hardworking, sociable, optimistic and energetic. Horses were amongst the most important animals in Ancient Chinese Culture and mythology.
Horses have been present from the very beginning of Chinese culture, both on a mythical and symbolic level and they represent speed, perseverance, imagination and symbolize pure strength. Struck in a full ounce of highly pure 99.99% fine silver, the coin doesn't just feature an engaging Year of the horse design. A landmark coin series of the highest regard, the Perth Lunar package beautiful designs, limited mintages and universal appeal all in one program. DIRECTLY FROM THE AUSTRALIA PERTH MINT (ENCAPSULATED).Obverse: Depicts Two horses positioned near a stream standing alongside trees and brush. One horse drinks from the stream while the other gazes off into the distance. A Chinese character meaning "horse" and "Year of the Horse" are inscribed as well.
Reverse: Portrays the Ian RankBroadle y likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, surrounded by the date, face value, Silver weight and purity. TERMS OF SALE OF WHICH YOU MUST AGREE. ALL PAYMENTS ARE DUE AT SALE'S END. AWESOME GIFT AND FANTASTIC COLLECTOR'S ITEM.Sovereign coin backed by the Australian government. PLEASE CHECK ALL OF OUR AUCTIONS AND SALES.