The Chinese zodiac is a twelve-year cycle in which each year is associated with a specific animal. Those born during the year of a certain animal were thought to share some of the qualities of that animal. The twelve animals in order are: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, ram, monkey, rooster, dog, pig.2015 is the year of the goat. Reverse: On the coin with the irregular shape a head of a goat with gold printed horn. Inscription: “PLENTY YEAR OF THE GOAT”. Obverse: Effigy of Elizabeth II, inscriptions: “Elizabeth II”, “Niue Island”, “2015”, hallmark “Ag 925”and 1 dollar”. In the centre of the coin a horn of plenty filled with different fruits.Images of the coin are below:
Also, just a quick follow up on the previously covered 'Tokelau 2015 Lunar Goat 1oz Silver Coins', I spotted this YouTube clip in the wild, which may interest some readers... it's probably one of the first videos (if not THE first) of real life 2015 Lunar Goat coins.
Goat Five Elements Lunar Year 1 Oz Silver Coin $2 Tokelau 2015
Niue Island 2015 Year of the Goat 5oz Silver Lunar Proof Gold Plated Coin - Sneak Peek