This 10 oz silver bullion Lunar series coin is produced by the world famous Perth Mint from 99.99% silver and celebrates the Year of the Pig for 2019.
The Pig is one of the 12 animals of the Chinese Lunar calendar (Sheng Xiao), with a different animal representing each year in the 12 year lunar cycle. Those born in the Year of the Pig are said to be friendly, generous, loyal, trusting, and sincere among other traits.
The front of the coin features a portrait of Australia's monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, while the reverse face displays a pastoral scene of an adult pig with four piglets amid stylized foliage.
The 10 oz silver bullion Year of the Pig coin is non-circulating legal tender in Australia with a nominal face value of AUD 10. Each coin comes presented in its own coin capsule.
The Perth Mint is one of the largest precious metals refineries in the world and Perth Mint large gold and silver bars are on the LBMA Good Delivery Lists, the international mark of quality in the refining industry.
The silver bullion Lunar series of coins from the Perth Mint are produced in seven weights, namely 0.5 oz, 1 oz, 2 oz, 5 oz, 10 oz, 1 kg and up to the very large 10 kg silver coin.