2014 Lunar Year of the Horse Silver Proof Coins Released

2014 Year of the Horse Silver Proof CoinThe Perth Mint of Australia has also released the 2014 Year of the Horse Silver Proof Coins for sale to the public. The appearance of the coins coincided with the recent release of related 2014 Year of the Horse Gold Proof Coins.

Both the gold and silver coins are issued by the Perth Mint as part of its popular Lunar Series II program. Coins of the program feature reverse designs showcasing one of the twelve creatures found in the Chinese zodiac.

For 2014, that creature is the horse.  Those born in 2014 are said to be under the influence of the horse with the personality traits of being sociable, optimistic and energetic.

The design found on the reverse of these silver proof coins was designed by Perth Mint artist Tom Vaughan. It shows two horses standing in a stylized Chinese landscape. The Chinese character for horse is seen above the design with "Year of the Horse" inscribed below.

Specifications of the proof quality Year of the Horse Silver Coins is offered below:

1 kilo
2 oz
1 oz
1/2 oz
Gold Content (Troy oz)
32.151
2
1
0.5
Face Value (AUS)
30
2
1
0.50
Fineness (% purity)
99.9
99.9
99.9
99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g)
1003.002
62.270
31.135
15.573
Maximum Diameter (mm)
100.60
55.60
45.60
36.60
Maximum Thickness (mm)
14.60
3.60
2.60
2.30
Maximum Mintage
500
2,000
8,500
9,000
Designer
Tom Vaughan

 

The kilo, one ounce and one-half ounce coin are available individually. Current pricing is shown as AUS $1,595.00, $92.50 and $60.00, respectively. A three-coin set is also available which contains a two-ounce coin, a one ounce coin and a 1/2 ounce coin. Pricing for the set is shown as AUS $340.00. All pricing is subject to change.

2014 Year of the Horse Silver Proof 3-Coin SetIndividual coins are presented in a red and black Perth Mint display case. The three coin set appears in a similar case. All options come with a numbered certificate of authenticity and an illustrated shipper.

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2014 Year of the Horse Silver Proof Coins



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