2022 5 oz Silver Tiger - Perth Lunar Series 3 Description:
These magnificent silver coins celebrate the Year of the Tiger, the third of twelve animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar tiger in 2022, 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974 and each 12th preceding year are said to be natural leaders blessed with courage, charm and confidence. Poduction of these 5 oz coins will close at the end of 2022 when The Perth Mint will declare each coin's official mintage. Meticulously struck from 99.99% pure silver, the coins are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
Each coin’s reverse portrays a tiger cub following its proud and protective parent across a rocky terrain featuring ferns and bamboo. Included in the design is the Chinese character for ‘tiger’, the inscription ‘TIGER 2022’ and the Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
The obverse of each coin depicts the Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the weight and fineness, and the monetary denomination.
The reverse of all coins includes a security feature in the form of a micro-engraved letter within the design. It is only detectable under a magnifying glass.
Highlights of the 2022 5 oz Silver Tiger Perth Lunar Series 3