2017 Macau Rooster 1 oz 999 Fine Silver Proof Colour Coin

2017 Macau Rooster 1 oz 999 Fine Silver Proof Colour Coin

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2017 Macau Rooster 1/4 oz 999.9 Fine Gold Proof Colour Coin

Retail Price: S$1,050.00
Member Price: S$1,050.00
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H303
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The Monetary Authority of Macau proudly presents the Macau Lunar Coin Collection (2008 – 2019), which is exclusively minted and marketed by The Singapore Mint. The Macau Lunar Rooster Coin, the tenth in this collection is issued in conjunction with the arrival of the 2017 Year of the Rooster.

The reverse side features the St. Dominic’s Church. Located within the Historic Centre of Macau, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the church is one of Macau’s oldest historical structures, built in 1587. Today, its bell tower, refurbished into the Treasure of Sacred Art Museum, hosts a collection of around 300 artefacts. A church of both Portuguese and Spanish influences, its unmistakable Baroque style yellow and green façade stands prominently in the heart of Macau’s famous St Dominic’s Square.

The obverse side of the coin features the outline of a magnificent rooster, accompanied by blooms of rosy Celosia cristata, also known as cockscomb. The name cockscomb was given to this flower due to its similarity to the comb of the rooster. The rooster’s comb or crown, has the Chinese words ‘鸡冠‘whereby its ‘冠’ has the same pronunciation as the ‘官’ from the word, ‘Official’. Therefore, the arrangement of a rooster with cockscomb flowers symbolises career progressions due to the Chinese words, “官上加官”, literally meaning to add another ‘crown’ on top of a ‘crown’.
More Information
Weight 7.8 gm
Country Of Issue Macau
Occasion For Her, For Him, Lunar New Year
Product Type Proof / Proof-Like Coin
Material 999.9 Fine Gold (24K)
Finishing Proof
Diameter 21.96
Year 2017
Unit Of Measure Pieces
Mintage 5000
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