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Year of the Ox
is the second coin
in the Perth Mint's Lunar Series. Consistent with its policy,
the Perth Mint has not disclosed how many Oxs have been minted
so far. However, legislation authorizing the Lunar Series coins
permits them to be produced until the 30,000 cap is reached.
The popularity of the Lunar Series is growing, as evidenced by
the Year 2000 Dragon having reached the 30,000 limit. CMI
anticipates-with a precious metals bull market-that the Ox and
the earlier coins of the Series will sell out before the final
coins of the Series are produced.
As a rule, the Snakes and Horses have the smallest markups over
spot, followed by the Mouse, the Ox, the Tiger, and the Rabbit.
The Dragon, available only in the secondary market, has the
Persons born in the Year of the Ox are patient and taciturn.
Yet, when they speak, they can be quite eloquent. Generally easy
going, Ox people can be stubborn. They hate to fail or be
Other Ox Years include 1985, 1973, 1961, 1949, 1937, 1925, 1913,
your gold have to be reported?
purchases do not have to be reported. This myth
is so pervasive that
obligated to clarify this misunderstanding repeatedly.
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