2023 1/2 oz Australia Gold Rabbit BU – Series III

2023 ½ oz Year of the Rabbit Gold Coin – Lunar Series III

Among the most successful gold coins, the Lunar Series III offers a wide variety of sizes, including the ½ oz Gold Year of the Rabbit coin.

Following the patterns of the series, this ½ oz coin carries the same metal content level, the same design, and legal tender status.

Along with its 1 oz, ¼ oz, 1/10 oz, and 2 oz counterparts, the ½ oz may be a sensible option for those who desire bullion in a diversified investment portfolio.

The Design

The obverse features a Jody Clark depiction of Queen Elizabeth II. The inscriptions encircling the effigy correspond to the coin’s information concerning the issuance, weight, metal content, purity, and denomination. They read: “ELIZABETH II,” “AUSTRALIA,” “½ oz 9999 Au,” and “50

A leaping rabbit in its natural habitat is the design imprinted on the reverse side. Chinese symbols corresponding to the animal are beside the image, along with “RABBIT 2023”. The “P” represents the Perth Mint mintmark.

The Lunar Series III

The Lunar Series III stamps the Chinese Zodiac Signs in annual strikes following the sign succession. The previous strikes showcased the Tiger, the Ox, and the Mouse. 2023 is the year of the Rabbit, so this is the animal displayed on the coin’s reverse side.

According to Chinese culture, the year tends to imprint the animal’s traits. So, 2023 brings hope and kindness. And those born in the year of the rabbit are expected to be creative, compassionate, and kind.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains ½ oz of .9999 fine gold in BU condition;
  • 4th strike of Lunar Series III and 4th design;
  • Produced by the Perth Mint;
  • Holds legal tender status and a face value of 50 dollars, fully guaranteed by the Australian government;
  • Sovereign coin backed by the Australian government.
  • The obverse depicts Queen Elizabeth II;
  • The reverse stamps the Rabbit.