Lunar Silver Rounds are privately minted from various refineries. Gainesville Coins offers silver rounds for at a competitive online prices with low premiums compared to government issued coins. These rounds celebrate the very popular Chinese Lunar Calendar and the 12-year cycle of the Chinese Zodiac. The Chinese Zodiac 12 year cycle correlates with a person's birth year. The year of birth distinguishes which zodiac animal the person is influenced by. These silver rounds are unique for their intricate Lunar Designs.