2011 One Dollar Coin – Year Of The Rabbit – UNC Coin

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Description

Released in 2011 by the Royal Australian Mint these coins celebrate the Chinese Lunar Cycle or zodiac.

The coin is beautifully presented on a sealed card with a red envelope bearing the Chinese text for this lunar cycle.

The "Year of the Rabbit" is held to be a very peaceful year and is very much welcomed after the fierce and unforgiving "Year of the Tiger".

They make for a wonderful gift as the presentation is done so nicely. Please view the pictures.

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Design

Denomination  $1

Metal              Al/Bronze

Mass              9.00g

Diameter         25.00mm

Finish             Uncirculated

Mintage          Unlimited

Designer         V. Gottwald

History

The Year Of The Rabbit: 

The Rabbit  (also translated as Hare) is the fourth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. The Year of theRabbit is associated with the earthly branch .  In the related Vietnamese zodiac, the cat takes the place of the rabbit.The Chinese symbol for the Rabbit sounds like (mão, m?u, méo, m?o, m?o); the word “mèo” is cat in Vietnamese. Therefore, cat was translated from Chinese to Vietnamese as fourth zodiac sign instead of Rabbit.

Hare  (Yin, 4th Trine, Fixed Element Wood): Gracious, good friend, kind, sensitive, soft-spoken, amiable, elegant, reserved, cautious, artistic, thorough, tender, self-assured, shy, astute, compassionate, lucky, flexible. Can be moody, detached, superficial, self-indulgent, opportunistic, stubborn.

 

*All history taken from Wikipedia for educational purposes only

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