2017 Year of the Rooster Gold Plated Medallion

The Year of the Rooster will begin on 28 January 2017, and will be celebrated in New Zealand and around the world. The rooster symbolises character traits of confidence, courageousness and resourcefulness, and is the focus of this gold collectable.


  • Gold-plated, 50mm diameter medallion
  • Only 999 available worldwide
  • A great gift for someone born in the Year of the Rooster.

This limited edition, gold-plated medallion features the calligraphic character for ‘rooster’ on one side, and an illustrated rooster featuring unique koru patterns on the other side.

This collectable medallion is limited to only 999 worldwide and comes with an individually numbered certificate that explains the significance of the Year of the Rooster in the Chinese lunar calendar. It is presented in a specially designed case and makes a beautiful gift for anyone born in the Year of the Rooster.

Composition: Copper and zinc alloy with gold plating
Diameter: 50mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Shape: Round
Design: Chinese lunar character for ‘rooster’ and rooster illustration
Designed by: Asiaworks, Auckland, New Zealand
Worldwide mintage limit: 999

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Price: $69.00
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