Reverse: Each coin depicts a rabbit next to a cabbage and a pot with Chinese lettering. The Chinese character for ‘rabbit’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Rabbit’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Obverse: Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, each gold coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse. Also the coins origin country, year, denomination, gold weight and proof are marked on the obverse.
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In addition to investment, these superb releases are perfect gifts for people born in the Year of the Rabbit – 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999 and 2011 – who are regarded as intelligent, articulate, compassionate and loyal.
Year of the Rabbit – 3 February 2011 to 22 January 2012
The rabbit is a particularly lucky emblem and those born under this sign are believed to have an uncanny gift for choosing the right thing.
Well-respected and wise, people with ‘rabbit’ personalities are renowned for their excellent memories and good taste. They make honourable and successful business partners and are also conservative by nature.
Famous people born in the Year of the Rabbit include Garri Kasparov (1963), Brad Pitt (1963), Angelina Jolie (1975), George Orwell (1903), Albert Einstein (1879), and Confucius (551BC).