Australian Lunar Series III 2022 Year of the Tiger 1oz Silver Gilded Coin



Meticulously crafted from 1oz of pure silver, this 2022 Year of the Tiger coin is beautifully enhanced with selective 24-carat gilding.

Key features:

  • 99.99% pure silver
  • Gilded Year of the Tiger design
  • Issue limit – 23,500
  • Presentation packaging

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Data sheet

Legal tender$1
Mintage23 500
Minimum metal content ( gr )31.15

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Fearless feline

First released for 1996, the long-running Australian Lunar Coin Series celebrates the 12 animals of the lunar zodiac. This 2022 coins celebrate the tiger, whose rule over every third year in the 12-year lunar calendar is said to bestow courage, confidence and charm on people born under its influence in 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010 and 2022.

Gilded tiger design

The coin portrays a tiger cub following its proud and protective parent across a rocky terrain. Both animals are gilded in 24-carat gold. Also included in the design are representations of bamboo and ferns, the Chinese character for ‘tiger’, the inscription ‘TIGER 2022’ and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

Presentation case

The coin is housed in a classic display case with a clear lid decorated with a silver geometric design. The case is packaged in a beautifully illustrated shipper portraying the story of how the tiger became the third animal of the Chinese lunar calendar and is accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity. 

The shippers of the coins in the Australian Lunar Series III will, when arrayed together, form a diorama depicting the ancient myth of The Great Race.

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