Collectible coins dedicated to the 2017 Rooster Lunar Year appeared
According to the Chinese mythological tradition, the next lunar year will be ruled by the Rooster. The Lunar New Year begins on the second new moon after the winter solstice, which is on December 21. In 2017, the Orient New Year is on January 28; that will be the Year of the Fire Rooster. The active element of the year favors the good career and personal ambitions; the year also will be marked by the emotional impulses and bursts even when it will come to business.
The advanced Mints of the world have already issued the collectible coins dedicated to the Rooster Lunar Year. Due to the fact that such thematic collectibles are frequently used for gifts, they mostly are made of precious metals of high rates. Except that, Lunar series’ coins often are decorated with colorizing, plating and other embellishments. The designs of the Rooster coins like the ones of the rest Lunar zodiac signs usually are influenced by the traditional Chinese manner related to the system’s origin. Chinese characters mentioning the name of the year are common in those designs as well.
There are well-known Lunar Calendar series of collectible coins which are issued by the Mints of Australia, Canada and the Royal Mint of Great Britain. Those pieces traditionally have high demand from collectors and ordinary people searching for the ideas for holiday gifts to their beloved ones. The Chinese zodiac coins usually are stuck in proof quality and designed in picturesque way with recognizable orient hints. Such pieces are housed in the nice cases similar to the gift boxes ready to be given to recipients.
The Lunar coins of various countries are beautiful as well. East Asian countries like Mongolia, Korea and China traditionally issue the collectible Lunar zodiac coins too. The upcoming Year of the Rooster is commemorated by the Singapore Mint which released the collectible precious coins for Macau using the traditional currency of the territory and its fusion of Chinese and Portugal cultures. The Rooster in the design of the coins is accompanied with colorful background and the landmark of Macau on the opposite sides of the pieces. Some other states, Niue for instance, have their own traditions of annual producing of Lunar animals’ coins.
Remarkable are some special series of collectible coins related to the Chinese zodiac also - they are children’s signs, which are perfectly suitable to be given as birthday presents to kids or their parents. Most of the lunar coins producers issue several varieties of them in different metals, denominations and designs; variously decorated series of Lunar calendar coins are minted by the same Mints to answer any consumers’ demands. Some Lunar Calendar coins are available in sets while the others are sold separately. Because it's November already, the choice has to be made the sooner the better due to the rising demand for collectibles depicting the lunar patron of the most of 2017 on winter holidays season.