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2021 50c Year of the Ox Tetra Decagon Uncirculated Coin

2021 50c Year of the Ox Tetra Decagon Uncirculated Coin

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2021 50c Lunar Year of the Ox Tetra Decagon Cu/Ni Uncirculated Coin in RAM CardIn 2021 we celebrate the second of the twelve-year cycle in the Chinese Lunar Calendar, with the Year of the Ox.People born under the sign of the Chinese lunar Ox in 2021, 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973 and every 12th preceding year are said to be kind, intelligent, honest and reliable. Admired for their strong work ethic, logical mindset and calm demeanour, they are recognised as great leaders.This tetra-decagon shaped coin will make an ideal addition to a collection or an auspicious traditional gift for Chinese New Year.The Chinese Zodiac, Sheng Xiao, has its basis in a twelve-year cycle. Each year is represented by one of the twelve animals each with their own unique personality traits, also held by people born in that year.2021 is the Lunar Year of the Ox, and people born under this sign are honest, industrious and active.The Chinese calendar also rotates through the elements of earth, fire, water, metal and wood as part of the larger 60-year cycle. In 2021 we honour the Metal Ox, and people born under this sign are expressive and responsible.This is the ninth coin in the series.Each coin is packaged in a red and gold presentation card.The unique tetra-decagon shape is unique to this series.The coin's reverse features an artistic design of a powerful Ox.Each coin's obverse features Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II effigy sculpted by Jody Clark.Each coin is issued as Australian legal tender.Denomination :        50cQuality :                  UncirculatedMetal :                    Cupro NickelWeight :                  15.37 gmsDiameter :              31.51 mmMintage :                UnlimitedCertificate of Authenticity : Royal Australian Mint Official Packaging.
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