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Reverse of the Australian Year of the Mouse Silver Coin
Reverse of 2008 Australian Year of the Rat or Mouse Silver Coin

Obverse of 2008 Australian Year of the Rat or Mouse Silver Coin
Obverse of 2008 Australian Year of the Rat or Mouse Silver Coin 1 Ounce
Australian Chinese Lunar Calendar Silver Bullion Coins
2008 - Year of the Rat or Mouse
The Chinese year 4703 is the year of the Rat or Mouse, and runs from January 29th 2008 to February 17th 2008.

One Kilo Silver Bullion Coins
Australia first issued a one kilo silver bullion coin, in 1990.
In 1999, it was decided to issue a silver Chinese Lunar Year series of silver bullion coins, following the success of the gold versions which started in 1996.

5 Sizes of Silver Bullion Coins
In 1992, the Perth Mint introduced large silver bullion coins, in weights of two ounce, ten ounces and one kilogramme (31.1 ounces). For 2008 there is also a half ounce version.
This years "Chinese Lunar Year" series is available in all five weights.

For detailed specifications, please see our Specifications of Australian Silver Bullion Coins page.

2008 Issue
Many people ask us for next year's coins in the approach to New Year, and we believe that these will be very popular this year.
The Australian coins are made to very high standards of design and production. Each coin also comes in its own protective plastic capsule.

Prices & Availability
As these are bullion coins, prices fluctuate with changes in the underlying bullion market price of silver.
SizeAvailabilityPrice £Price US $
Half OunceSold Out£10.95$17
1 OunceSold Out£25$37
2 OunceSold Out£32.95$55.50
5 OunceSold Out85 
10 OunceSold Out£155$264
Half KiloSold Out£225 
1 KiloSold Out£Ask$Ask

Notes to Table
Face Value = Denomination in Australian Dollars.
Weight = Standard weight in grams.
Silver Content = Fine silver content in troy ounces.
Diameter = Diameter in millimetres.
Thickness = Maximum thickness in millimetres.
* = Serrations are interrupted

Australian Gold Nugget
Available now.
We already have a quantity of the year 2008 gold nuggets in stock for immediate delivery.

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If you want to find the value of a coin you own, please take a look at our page I've Found An Old Coin, What's It Worth? the Lowest Possible Price

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