2017 Mongolia Year of the Rooster Silver Coin (High Relief)
This is the second Mongolian issue of the Chinese Lunar Zodiac series. This coin is handmade and also uses a new technique, the HiCarv in Silver.
Contains .803 oz of .999 fine Silver.
Comes in a decorative wooden box with a certificate of authenticity.
Mintage of only 2,017 coins worldwide.
Obverse: Displays the Mongolian coat of arms along with the coin’s value.
Reverse: Shows a rooster in the center and the inscription “Year of the Rooster” on top of the coin. Close to the rooster the issue date and the Chinese symbol for rooster.
The rooster is created using a special handmade HiCarv device giving it an ultra high relief. By using this technique, it gives the rooster the appearance of being made from stone.
According to the ancient Chinese zodiac, human character is interpreted not by the month, but rather by the lunar year of birth.