Chinese Lunar symbols have melded into mainstream Canadian culture, and the Royal Canadian Mint is marking the 2017 Year of the Rooster with this $15 pure silver coin containing just under one ounce of pure silver. The coin is double struck with a frosted cameo finish, the highest quality produced by the Royal Canadian Mint. As a pure silver coin struck by the Royal Canadian Mint, this item is GST/HST exempt.
The unique scalloped shape is reminiscent of a lotus flower, while the design captures the essence of the rooster’s character. Mintage is limited to 13,888 pieces worldwide.
Year of the Rooster:
People born in the years 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and 2017 are all “Year of the Rooster”. Rooster year people are deep thinkers, capable and talented. They are brave, romantic, motivated and proud.