2023 Year of the Rabbit - $5 1oz Domed Fine Silver Proof Coin

Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit, the Royal Australian Mint has released this 2023 $5 Fine Silver Proof Domed Coin. Lunar New Year is celebrated throughout the world, and coins are considered to be a traditional gift. Featuring the lovely and gentle Rabbit and the Lunar calendar wheel, this coin is an auspicious gift or collectible.

The Rabbit is the fourth of the twelve signs in the Chinese Zodiac. According to legend, The moon goddess Chang'e has a rabbit as her pet, with the belief that it is the only creature amiable enough to match the goddess’ noble beauty. It is also believed that the Rabbit is the incarnation of the moon goddess herself and is always a symbol of pureness and auspiciousness.

The reverse of this 2023 $5 Fine Silver Proof Domed Coin features the beautiful Rabbit, surrounded plantain lilies, which represent innocence, happiness and harmony. The obverse bears the Lunar calendar wheel, rotated so that the Rabbit is show at the top, along with the Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

SKU RAM10966
Barcode # 9314688109667
Brand Royal Australian Mint

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