2014 Perth Mint Lunar Year Horse 1 Kilo (1000 Gram). 999 Fine Silver Coin in protective capsule and red gift box. The ancient Chinese Lunar Calendar dates back beyond 2,600 BC. Based on the appearance of the new moon, it associates a different animal with each year in the 12 year lunar cycle.
Traditionally, the first year of the lunar cycle is ruled by the mouse. According to legend, the order of the animals in Chinese astrology were determined by their race across a river. Unknown to the ox, the mouse hitched a ride on its back, leaping to victory at the very last second. The tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig followed the quick thinking mouse and the flabbergasted ox to dry land. It is also believed a person's personality is influenced by which animal governs their birth year.The Perth Mint of Australia Lunar, known for highly collectible bullion coins, has released a Lunar Year animal since 1999 when the Lunar Series I began. The first series was so successful the mint began Series II when the lunar cycle repeated.
Mintage: 39,099 coins worldwide. You will receive the exact item(s) shown so Please. The item "2014 Australia Lunar Series II Year Horse 1 Kilo.
999 Silver Coin in Box" is in sale since Monday, February 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Australia\Commemorative". The seller is "jcpockets3" and is located in Melbourne, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.