18-karat Gold Coin – Year of the Rooster – Mintage: 2,500 (2017)

18-karat Gold Coin – Year of the Rooster – Mintage: 2,500 (2017)

$688.88 CAD

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Mintage: 2,500
Canada and US only

A treasured keepsake that celebrates a friend or loved one born in the Year of the Rooster! Order today!

According to the Chinese zodiac, the year 2017 is ruled by the Rooster. The Rooster loves to be the centre of attention; witty and self-assured, he or she can talk about anything! A natural performer, he or she does amazingly well in any career that puts him or her in the public eye. The Rooster is astute, organized and decisive—put him or her in charge, and your life and finances will run like clockwork! This 18-karat gold coin commemorates 2017 as the Lunar Year of the Rooster, and celebrates all who are born under its sign.

If you know someone born in the year 1909, 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, or newborns in 2017, then this is a gift they will treasure forever! Order your coin today!

Special features:
  • A MUST-HAVE FOR YOUR ZODIAC COLLECTION! Your coin is part of our popular Lunar series featuring coins of the Chinese zodiac; 8th coin in this series of 12 coins.
  • GORGEOUS PACKAGING! Your coin is housed in a gold satin-like covered case with a custom red sleeve, a beautiful display!
  • CHINESE CHARACTER FOR ROOSTER! Your coin includes the Chinese character for rooster!
  • BEAUTIFUL PROOF FINISH! Crafted in exceptional 18-karat gold with a beautiful proof finish.
  • LOW MINTAGE! Limited to 2,500 coins worldwide.


Designed by Canadian artist Aries Cheung, your coin features a stylized depiction of the rooster. Detailed engraving captures the essence of the animal’s character: observant and self-confident. Walking with a confident strut, the rooster is depicted in side profile to allow a glimpse of the swirls and flourishes that recreate its feathered appearance, as the sun rises up on the right side above the Chinese character for rooster.


Your coin is encapsulated and housed in a gold satin-like covered case with a custom red sleeve.

Order today!

An error slipped in the Coins from the Royal Canadian Mint catalogue #10, on page 7. It should have read : 2017 18-karat Gold Coin – Year of the Rooster, with applicable taxes. We apologize for any inconvenience.




Nice size. Like the design. It's gold


Kanata, ON


18-karat Gold Coin – Year of the Rooster – Mintage: 2500 (2017)

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The weight of the coin is 11.84 grams. Is that the total weight of the coin @ 18k or the weight of the gold content. IE, is the content if melted down 8.8 grams of 24K?


Thank you for your question. 11.84 grams is the total weight of the coin.

Melanie (Product Team)

Does the coin come in a protective hard clear round plastic case inside the satin box?


Hi Boon! Alas, it does not

Jamie (Product Team)

is 1 oz ?


Hi Paul, This coin is approximately 0.38 troy ounces (11.84 grams).


11.8 grams


Is solid gold or it has other metal in it.


The coin is not pure gold, it is 18-karat.


75% gold


75% gold= 18 K



  • No.153568
  • Mintage2,500
  • Composition18-karat gold
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 11.84
  • Diameter (mm) 28
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value150 dollars
  • ArtistAries Cheung (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)
Accessed August 15, 2018