Sunday, May 8, 2011
LUCKY WAVING CAT Series - Perth Mint Fractional Gold 1/5 1/10 1/25
LUCKY WAVING CAT SERIES
•99.99% Pure Gold
•Coloured Reverse Design
•Issued as Legal Tender
•Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
The popular Maneki Neko, or Lucky Waving Cat, is believed to bring good luck to homes and businesses. The Perth Mint now brings all the fortune of this famed figurine to you in a stunning three-coin set, comprising two 1/25oz gold coins and one 1/10oz gold coin.
99.99% PURE GOLD
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from either 1/25oz or 1/10oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.
COLOURED REVERSE DESIGNS
One of the 1/25oz coins in the set portrays a Lucky Waving Cat with purple markings – a colour believed to attract wealth. The cat has its left paw raised, which is said to attract customers, friendship and love and is holding a red heart.
The other 1/25oz coin features the same design but portrays a Lucky Waving Cat with green markings – a colour said to attract health and camaraderie.
The 1/10oz coin in this set depicts a Lucky Waving Cat with yellow and black markings – colours said to attract prosperity and success. The cat has a raised right paw and is holding a traditional Japanese token – believed to attract wealth and good luck.
The monetary denomination is also shown on each reverse design.
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, each coin bears the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and the inscriptions QUEEN ELIZABETH II and TUVALU on its obverse.
No more than 2,000 sets will be released.
NUMBERED CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY
A numbered Certificate of Authenticity accompanies each coin.
Each set is housed in an attractive presentation display case featuring a granite-effect base and glossy timber lid. The case comes in a colourful illustrated shipper.