In Chinese culture, gold is believed to symbolise wealth and happiness, which makes the gilding on this release an appealing feature for the discerning collector or gift buyer.
Stunning Gilded Design
The coin’s reverse depicts two horses, gilded in 24-carat gold, standing in a stylised landscape displaying trees, rockery and a river. In Chinese culture, gold is said to symbolise wealth and happiness.The delicate artistry is complemented by the Chinese character for ‘horse’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Horse’. The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark also appears in the design.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 47,500 of the 1oz Gilded Edition coins celebrating the 2014 Year of the Horse, from a maximum mintage of 50,000.
The coin is housed in a striking red and black display case and illustrated shipper.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.