Lunar II Rooster 1/4oz Gold Coin 2017

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Lunar II Rooster 1/4oz Gold Coin 2017 - Front

Weight: 7.78 g
Purity: 999.9 / 1000
Country: Australia
Mint: The Perth Mint
Grading: Mint State - Uncirculated
Packing: Single in plastic capsule
Tax: Taxfree acc. to §25c UStG
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Sell back price: € 393.68
Product Description

The 2017 Lunar II Rooster 1/4oz Gold coin is here! Lunar II gold and silver coins are some of the most collected bullion coins in the world. These beautifully design coins are centered around the 12 animals in the Chinese Zodiac.

The 2017 Lunar II is the 10 coin in the series and is the “Year of the Rooster”. The motif predominantly depicts a rooster standing amongst bamboo leaves.

Weight and Size

The 2017 Lunar II Rooster comes in a variety of different fractional sizes which include 1/2oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz and 1/20oz. The coins are 24 karat gold with a fineness of .9999 gold.

The key specifications for the 1/4oz Rooster are listed below:

Weight: 0.25 ounce

Diameter: 22.6 mm

Thickness: 2.2 mm

Nominal Value: 25 Dollars

Advantages and Disadvantages of Fractional Size Coins

Fractional sized coins are popular with investors and collectors for several reasons. The key benefits are as follows:

  • Fractional sizes give buyers alternative price points to the 1oz coin.

  • The lower price points allow investors and collectors to own many different brand name coins.

  • Smaller coins can be used for barter and trade.

  • Are easy to carry in your pocket.

  • Are good for first time gold buyers or for those who want to add to a current gold bullion portfolio.

Perth Mint

The Lunar II gold and silver coin series was introduced in 2008 by the Perth Mint. The Perth Mint was founded in 1899 as a branch of the Royal Mint London and is one of the most prestigious mints in the world.

The Perth Mint produces one of the widest selection of gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion products in the world.

Product Details

Manufacturer: Royal Perth Mint
Country of origin: Australia
Year: 2017
Fine content: 999.9/1000
Weight: 1/4oz
Scratch resistance: poor