(declared mintage by the Australia Perth Mint). This BU Gold coin is in ORIGINAL PERTH MINT round CAPSULE. 9999 fine solid GOLD (= 99.99% pure solid gold). Gem Brilliant Uncirculated condition (from the LUNAR SERIES).Very Low mintage - Scarce - only 5,376 coins produced! This beautiful coin is an official coin of Australia and was minted only for the year 2008. They were a one time issue, and the design is no longer available from the mint.
Features the LUNAR "YEAR OF THE MOUSE - RAT" design on one side. QUEEN ELIZABETH II portrait is on the other side (obverse). Has a mirror like surface.
This PROOF-LIKE GEM BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED "5 Dollar" denomination gold coin is Legal Tender of the country of Australia. Background is recessed and has a golden frosted look that includes the Chinese symbol for a "MOUSE". You will receive this 1/20 ounce gold coin in the ORIGINAL PERTH MINT hard protective capsule. The "Year of the MOUSE-RAT" occurs every 12 years in the Chinese calendar. Makes an ideal gift for those born in the "Year of the MOUSE".
Mintage: Only 5,376 coins minted. Composition: gold (24kt solid gold). Actual Weight: (Twentieth of a troy ounce of solid gold) 1.55+ grams. Fineness/Purity: 0.9999 = 99.99% solid gold. Small Diameter: About 13 to 14 mm = about 1/2 inch = smaller than a U.
Manufactured by the Australia government's PERTH MINT. Photos are exactly like what will receive. Note that some images were made through the plastic holders and scanning may make the colors appear to be unnaturally speckled. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Gold\Coins".The seller is "lynncoins" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.