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2020 Lunar Year of the Rat Tetra-Decagon Series 50c CuNi Uncirculated Coin


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Product Code: 20U2116

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2020 heralds the beginning of a new twelve year cycle in the Chinese

Lunar Calendar with the Year of the Rat. This coin celebrates the smart,

outgoing and sensitive people born under this Zodiac sign. 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 twelve animals each with their own unique

personality traits, also held by people born in that year. 2020 is the Lunar

Year of the Rat, and people born under this sign are clever, cautious,

self-aware and persuasive.


The Chinese calendar also rotates through the elements of earth, fire,

water, metal and wood as part of a larger 60-year cycle. Metal is this

year’s element, and people born in this year are reliable, stable and



• The eighth released in the series.

• Packaged in a red presentation card

• Unique tetra-decagon shape, exclusive to this coin series

• Coin’s reverse features an artistic design of a Rat

• Coin’s obverse features Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II effigy sculpted

by Jody Clark

• Australian legal tender

Year 2020

Metal content CuNi

Mass 15.37 g

Diameter 31.51 mm

Finish Uncirculated

Maximum mintage Unlimited

Packaging Coin in card

Obverse designer J. Clark

Reverse designer T. Dean


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