This 1/10 troy ounce gold bullion coin from the Perth Mint celebrates the 2019 'Year of the Pig' in the Chinese Lunar calendar and is part of the Mint's Australian Lunar Series II coin releases.
Each 2019 Year of the Pig gold bullion coin has a gold purity or fineness of 0.9999, and is essentially pure gold.
The Perth Mint's current Lunar series of coins have been issued between 2008 to 2019 with each year featuring a different animal In the Chinese Lunar calendar. Those born in the Year of the Pig are said to be friendly, loyal, trusting, and generous.
The reverse of this 1/10 oz coin features highly detailed imagery of a dappled pig amid a stylized pastoral scene including a peony flower. Above the image is the Chinese character for Pig and encircled below the words 'Year of the Pig'.
The obverse of the coin features a head portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, Australia's monarch, designed by Ian Rank - Broadley. The reverse face also shows the coin's year, 2019, weight 1/10 oz, and gold purity '9999 GOLD'. This 2019 1/10 oz gold coin is legal tender in Australia with a nominal face value of AUD 15.
Each coin comes presented in a protective coin capsule.