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1/4 oz Australian Lunar Year of the Pig 2019 Gold Coin In Stock

As an official distributor of the Perth Mint, Tavex is pleased to offer one of world’s finest minted ... read more
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Introduction

As an official distributor of the Perth Mint, Tavex is pleased to offer one of world’s finest minted gold bullion coins, the 2019 Australian Lunar Year of the Pig. The Australian Lunar Bullion Coin Series II reaches its finale in 2019 with depictions of the ultimate animal from the 12-year lunar calendar. The most popular one-ounce version in the series has a limited annual mintage of only 30,000 pieces, giving the coin a considerable collector’s premium in the secondary market.

The Year of the Pig gold coin contains 99.99% pure gold and is produced with a special minting technique that ensures the coin is in proof-like condition, meaning it has exceptionally shiny and mat surfaces coupled with the richest of detail. This bullion coin is truly a piece of breathtaking gold art suitable for collectors with an eye for beauty and those who wish to give their loved ones something really memorable and special.

Why Buy

  • Australian Lunar Year of the Pig gold coins are based on the treasured Chinese Lunar calendar. The coins mark the Year of the Pig with a design celebrating this social, inquisitive and highly intelligent animal. 
  • Australian Lunar Year of the Pig gold coins are great gifts for your loved ones. Give a tribute to the ones you appreciate by marking their virtues and year of birth in pure 24 karat gold, a gift that will stay with them forever.
  • Australian Lunar Year of the Pig gold coins are minted in proof-like condition. Each coin is meticulously crafted by The Perth Mint, Australia’s global leader in precious metals.
  • Australian Lunar Year of the Pig gold coins are rare. No more than 30,000 1oz gold coins will be released. Other coins in the series are unlimited.
  • Australian Lunar Year of the Pig gold coins are money. The Gold Lunar Series was introduced for the first time in 1996 and every gold coin in the series, including the Year of the Pig, is considered to be legal tender by the Australian Government.
  • Australian Lunar Year of the Pig gold coins are popular with astute collectors. Its motif of the pig that varies every 12th year, its maximum mintage limit, and its quality, purity and legal tender status mean that the coin has a considerable premium over its melt value in the secondary market. Many collectors of Perth Mint coins assert that The Perth Mint is without equal when it comes to producing collector coins.
  • Australian Lunar Year of the Pig gold coins are internationally recognised. By being part of the Australian Gold Lunar Series which has been in continuous production for over 20 years, and by portraying motifs of the famous Chinese zodiac and the effigy of the most powerful and longest-serving queen in the 20th century, Queen Elizabeth II, the Australian Lunar Year of the Pig gold coin is recognised throughout the world by bullion dealers and collectors alike.

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  • Product value (1pc)
    2 043,30 PLN
  • Buyback price
    1 809,64 PLN
  • Your risk now
    233,66 PLN

Fact: gold price in PLN has risen 35.93% in the last 8 years. The lowest price was 3 451,17 PLN/1oz and the highest 7 788,48 PLN/1oz. Current world market price is 7 218,21 PLN/1oz

History

Australian Lunar gold coin - Year of the Pig

The Chinese lunar calendar is today used by many for Taoist cosmology. It is believed that, depending on the year of the zodiac when a person is born, a special relationship exists between the person’s personality and the animal that constitutes part of the Chinese zodiac. The animals in the zodiac are supposed to be of a symbolic nature, where each animal is a representation of a specific group of characteristics and traits that can be found in every human being. There are twelve animals in the Chinese zodiac, each of them being celebrated once every twelve years. The year of the Pig was celebrated in 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007 and 2019.

Those born in the year of the pig are considered to be persons who always show generousness and mercy to endure other people's mistakes, which help them gain harmonious interpersonal relationships. People with Chinese zodiac Pig sign are considerate, responsible, independent and optimistic. Though Pigs rarely seek help from others, they will not refuse to give others a hand. Pigs are diligent, compassionate, and generous.

Pigs might not stand out in a crowd. But they are very realistic. Others may be all talk and no action. Pigs are the opposite. They have great concentration: once they set a goal, they will devote all their energy to achieving it. They have a great sense of responsibility to finish what they are engaged in. General speaking, Pigs are relatively calm when facing trouble. No matter how difficult the problems are Pigs encounter, they can handle things properly and carefully.

However, sometimes they will behave lazy and lack actions. In addition, pure hearts would let them be cheated easily in daily life.

Product weight in grams
7.777
Gold weight in grams
7.776
Fineness
999.9
Gold weight in troy ounces
0.25
Diameter
22.6
Thickness
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Face value description
25 dollars
Manufacturer
The Perth Mint, Australia

Obverse

The obverse portrays the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. The reason for picturing Her Majesty the Queen stems from Australia’s membership of the United Kingdom’s Commonwealth of Nations. By being a member of the Commonwealth, Australia has Queen Elizabeth II as its reigning constitutional monarch. Above the Queen’s effigy is the text “ELIZABETH II and “AUSTRALIA”. Inscribed below the effigy are the designer’s initials “IRB” – Ian Rank-Broadley. At the bottom, in the semi-circle is inscribed the size of the coin, purity "9999 GOLD", the year of the mintage, and the denomination of the coin.

Reverse

The reverse features a cheerful pig standing on a field with rocks and foliage with a peony blossom hovering over him on the left. Peony, also known as the king of flowers is also a traditional floral symbol of China. Above on the right the Chinese character for pig is seen. On the bottom of the reverse, the text 'Year of the Pig' is inscribed. 

Packaging

Each coin is individually packaged in a hard plastic capsule by the Perth Mint. Multiples of 20 coins are available in wholesale packages.

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DELIVERY

When placing an order through our online shop, you can choose to have the products delivered to your local post office or to collect them in person at one of our offices in Warsaw.

1. Delivery by Pocztex: after we have received your payment, the products will be dispatched within 24 hours. Delivery time is within 1 to 3 working days.

2. Self pick-up: you are welcome to come and collect your products at one of our offices the same day we notify you that we have received your payment.
In both instances, you need to bring a valid ID to collect the products.

INSURANCE

The package is insured by Pocztex, and in the extremely unlikely case that the package is lost or damaged, Tavex Sp. z o.o. will re-ship the items or refund your money. The insurance only applies whilst the products are in transit and ceases to be valid once the shipping carrier obtains the recipient’s signature.

PACKAGING

The products are encased in protective wrapping and placed in a discreet, unbranded padded package.

SHIPMENT TRACKING

Once the products have been packaged, the tracking number is sent to your email address. On the Pocztex homepage, you use their tracking tool together with the tracking number you received and follow the shipping process of your order.

DELAYS

Should a delivery delay occur or if the ordered product is out of stock, Tavex will always contact you by email to give you details about the delivery.

SHIPING PRICES

The shipping charges within Poland:

package of up to 5 kg – 49 zł;
package heavier than 5 kg – 89 zł.

If you wish to have your products delivered to another country, please contact us on +48 22 114 00 20 or by email at tavex@tavex.pl for prices and terms.

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DELIVERY

When placing an order through our online shop, you can choose to have the products delivered to your local post office or to collect them in person at one of our offices in Warsaw.

1. Delivery by Pocztex: after we have received your payment, the products will be dispatched within 24 hours. Delivery time is within 1 to 3 working days.

2. Self pick-up: you are welcome to come and collect your products at one of our offices the same day we notify you that we have received your payment.
In both instances, you need to bring a valid ID to collect the products.

INSURANCE

The package is insured by Pocztex, and in the extremely unlikely case that the package is lost or damaged, Tavex Sp. z o.o. will re-ship the items or refund your money. The insurance only applies whilst the products are in transit and ceases to be valid once the shipping carrier obtains the recipient’s signature.

PACKAGING

The products are encased in protective wrapping and placed in a discreet, unbranded padded package.

SHIPMENT TRACKING

Once the products have been packaged, the tracking number is sent to your email address. On the Pocztex homepage, you use their tracking tool together with the tracking number you received and follow the shipping process of your order.

DELAYS

Should a delivery delay occur or if the ordered product is out of stock, Tavex will always contact you by email to give you details about the delivery.

SHIPING PRICES

The shipping charges within Poland:

package of up to 5 kg – 49 zł;
package heavier than 5 kg – 89 zł.

If you wish to have your products delivered to another country, please contact us on +48 22 114 00 20 or by email at tavex@tavex.pl for prices and terms.

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