|Actual Metal Weight:||10 ozt|
|Series:||Lunar New Year|
2017 is the Year of the Rooster in the Chinese Lunar calendar, and to celebrate, we have a fantastic original design 2017 Year of the Rooster 10 oz silver bar at Gainesville Coins! Gainesville Coins has a long tradition of producing exclusive designs to commemorate the Chinese Zodiac, and this 10 troy ounce bar of .999 fine silver continues this fine tradition.
The obverse of the bar features a detailed rooster greeting the dawn, as a beautifully stylized Sun rises in the background. The year-date 2017 is inscribed on the field above the sun. To the lower left of the scene is the Chinese character for Rooster.Across the top of the bar is the legend "Year Of The Rooster", with the weight and purity displayed along the bottom.
The reverse of this beautiful bar is centered on the wheel of the Chinese Zodiac. The 12 animals of the Lunar calendar are arranged around the character for Rooster and the year-date of 2017. Above and below the Zodiac Wheel is the bar's weight of "Ten Troy Ounce" and the purity ".999 Fine Silver", respectively. The wheel is framed by chrysanthemums and the Chinese symbol for "long life."
The design of the 2017 Year of the Rooster 10 oz silver bar from Gainesville Coins is so captivating, it is certain to please the always-enthusiastic Rooster in your life!
The Rooster is the tenth animal of the Chinese Zodiac. Persons born in the Year of the Rooster are said to be punctual, enthusiastic, and attentive. The Rooster's best friends are the Ox, the Snake, and the Monkey. Relations with the Rabbit can be demanding.
Persons born in 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005 and 2017 are said to be born in the Year of the Rooster.