Though it is still a young program, the Royal Mints British Lunar Series of silver and gold coins is an increasingly popular one among investors and collectors alike. Available in bullion and proof versions each year, these coins are highly coveted for their one-of-a-kind designs. Today, the 2017 1 oz British Silver Rooster Coin is now available to sell online to Cash For Any Coins.
Coins in the British Lunar Series, also known as the Shengxiao Collection, celebrate the 12-year cycle of the Chinese Lunar Calendar. Commonly referred to as the Zodiac, this system assigns an animal and its typical character traits to the birth years of individuals.
The Year of the Rooster covers those born in 2017 and backwards for every 12th year. Those born under its sign are said to be loyal, honest, hardworking, and sociable. This is the fourth overall release in the British Lunar Series of silver bullion and proof coins.
The Royal Mint was founded as the London Mint in 886, and served as one of several mints in the country. By 1279 it had relocated to the Tower of London and achieved the status as the sovereign mint of the nation.