2022 Australia Lunar Year of the Tiger 1oz Silver Colored Coin NGC PF 70 UCAM

$250.00

Item specifics
Year of Issue:2022
Issuing Country:Australia
Weight:1 oz
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.9999
Mintage:7,500
Finish:Colorized, Proof
Certification:NGC
Grade:PF 70 UCAM
Diameter:40.9 mm
Denomination:$1 AUD
Packaging:NGC Archival Acrylic Holder

This Year of the Tiger coin follows the popular 2021 Year of the Ox series and the 2020 Year of the Mouse / Rat series, making it the third release in the Australian Perth Mint’s Lunar Series III. This lovely Lunar Tiger coin weighs 1 troy oz, contains .9999 fine silver, and shows off a gorgeous partly-colored proof finish.

The Perth Mint is releasing a maximum mintage of only 7,500 Silver 1 oz Colorized Proof Tiger coins, so pounce on the chance to purchase yours today!

The Chinese Zodiac 12-year cycle is based on the lunar calendar and honors a different animal and their respective traits each year. The year 2022 marks the start of the Year of the Tiger. Those born under this sign tend to exhibit competitiveness, courage, and charisma. Other years that fall under the Tiger’s sign are 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, and 2010. Catch this collectible coin for a terrific tiger in your life!

The obverse shows the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.

The reverse features the 2022 tiger design: A protective tiger parent leads its young cub through a rocky terrain, surrounded by bamboo stalks and ferns.

  • Maximum Mintage of 7,500
  • New Security Feature: Micro-engraved letter in the design only detectable under a magnifying glass
  • Contains 1 troy ounce of .9999 fine silver
  • Struck by the Perth Mint
  • Colorized Proof finish
  • Face value of $1 AUD
  • Obverse: Displays the regal image of Queen Elizabeth II. Inscriptions: “ELIZABETH II”, “AUSTRALIA”, “1 DOLLAR”, along with the purity and weight of the coin
  • Reverse: Showcases a colorized tiger guiding its cub through a bamboo and fern-filled rocky terrain. Inscriptions: The Chinese character for  ‘tiger’,  “TIGER 2022”, and the Perth Mint “P” mintmark.