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Perth Mint Unveils Two-Coin 2015 Year of the Goat Silver Coin Set

lunargoodfortuneCelebrating the Year of the Goat and the ideal of good fortune, this stunning 1oz silver proof two-coin set is released to encourage wealth and wisdom. Each coin is a prestigious and exceptionally limited offering from The Perth Mint.

The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar goat include 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003 and 2015. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be elegant, charming, artistic, gifted and calm.

Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, both of these coins are struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,500 of the 2015 Year of the Goat – Wealth and Wisdom 1oz Silver Proof Two-Coin Set.

The wealth coin’s reverse depicts a representation of a goat standing on a statue against a background of gold coins, signifying wealth and prosperity. The inscriptions WEALTH and 2015 YEAR OF THE GOAT also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

yearofgoatspecsThe wisdom coin’s reverse depicts a representation of an older goat standing on a ridge in front of a Tree of Wisdom, with the sun setting in the background, signifying age and wisdom. The inscriptions WISDOM and 2015 YEAR OF THE GOAT also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2015 year-date are shown on each coin’s obverse.


Perth Mint
Perth Mint
The Perth Mint is Australia’s largest and most highly accredited precious metals enterprise. Through its integrated operations and trusted products and services, it develops markets and creates demand for Australian precious metals the world over. Operating the largest refinery and the only facility in Australia accredited for gold and silver by the London Bullion Market Association, the Mint holds endorsements by commodity trading centres in London, New York, Tokyo, Shanghai and Dubai. The Perth Mint exports in excess of USD14 billion worth of bullion bars and coins to institutional and private investors in more than 130 countries each year and issues an array of legal tender commemoratives for collectors. Offering the world’s only government guaranteed precious metals investment and storage program, the Mint also manages approximately USD3 billion worth of metal held on behalf of some 40,000 clients. Still operating in its original premises, founded in 1899, The Perth Mint is also a premier tourist destination and home to the Guinness Book of Records certified largest coin in the world – the Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin, worth more than USD 40 million.

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