2011 Australia 1 oz Silver Year of the Rabbit BU (Series II)
The 2011 Silver Lunar Year of the Rabbit features two rabbits nestling surrounded by foliage and a tree with creepers entwined in its branches.
Due to the huge demand for these beautiful Silver coins, the 300,000-coin maximum mintage sold out very quickly!
- Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
- Comes packaged in a plastic capsule.
- Obverse: Right-facing profile of Queen Elizabeth II, along with the face value.
- Reverse: Features two rabbits nestling surrounded by foliage and a tree with creepers entwined in its branches.
- Sovereign coin backed by the Australian government.
In 2011, The Perth Mint’s internationally renowned Australian Lunar Silver Proof Coin Series II celebrates the Year of the Rabbit, the fourth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. These superb releases are perfect for people born in the Year of the Rabbit – 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999 and 2011 – who are regarded as intelligent, articulate, compassionate and loyal.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
Struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, the 2011 releases are available as individual 1oz and 1 kilo coins and a three-coin set (2oz, 1oz, 1/2oz).
Unique Reverse Design
The reverse of each coin depicts two rabbits nestling under foliage. The Chinese character for ‘rabbit’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Rabbit’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2011 year-date and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse of each coin.