In 2017 the Royal Mint issued lovely Silver Proof coin,
the fourth coin in the Shengxiao Collection, the Lunar Rooster .
The collection was named to honour the Chinese zodiac,
and celebrates these wonderful customs, and began
with a coin celebrating the Year of the Horse, followed
by another struck too celebrate the Year of the Sheep, and Monkey
These coins are a beautiful fusion of British and Chinese heritage.
The Rooster in the Chinese zodiac, is the tenth sign
and the number ten represents perfection in the Chinese culture.
People born in the Year of the Rooster, are said to be confident characters
who love to stand from the crowd.
Talkative and outspoken, roosters love holding court,
while others listen and are usually the life and soul of the party
The coin comes complete with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity,
box, information booklet and cardboard outer sleeve.
Metal: 999.9 Silver
Weight: 31.21 Grams
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Denomination: Two Pound