In 2020 we celebrate the Year of the Rat, the first sign of the twelve-year Chinese Lunar Cycle. These special $1 coins celebrate both the Year of the Rat and the start of a new lunar calendar cycle. They are an ideally auspicious gift to celebrate Chinese New Year.
People born under the sign of the Rat are said to be clever and cautious, adaptable and outgoing. 2020 falls under the sign of the metal Rat – people born under this sign are talented, self-aware and very persuasive. The sign of the Rat is associated with the attributes of sensitivity and self-awareness.
This two-coin set features both the clever Rat and the lunar calendar wheel, to celebrate both the Year of the Rat and the start of a new twelve-year lunar calendar cycle.
• Two uncirculated coins in set
• Reverse design of one coin features the lunar calendar wheel depicting all 12 lunar animals and the symbol for Fu (happiness). The other depicts a clever rat surrounded by lucky lychee
• Coin’s obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Jody Clark
• Packaged in an auspicious red and gold card
• Australian legal tender
Metal: Aluminium Bronze
Weight: 9.00 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Mintage: 30 000