Gold Half Gram 2017 Year of the Rooster, Coin from Mongolia - detailed information

Gold Half Gram 2017 Year of the Rooster, Coin from Mongolia
CoinGold Half Gram 2017 Year of the Rooster

The currency of Mongolia since 1925 has been the tögrög, which currently circulates mostly as banknotes due to the low value of earlier coins and the reluctance of the government to issue large denomination coins; however, the government has authorises many non-circulating legal tender (NCLT) coins to be issued for collector's purposes.

Collector coins are dedicated to historical or general popular culture themes and are often not related to the country itself. Many of them are in internationally popular sizes, such as the half gram of gold mini-coin format.

This coin is part of CIT's Lunar Year Collection dedicated to the Chinese Zodiac, and was issued to mark the 2017 Year of the Rooster.

The Mint says about it:
According to the ancient Chinese zodiac, human character is interpreted not by the month, but rather by the lunar year of birth. This zodiac is represented by one of twelve animals. People who are born in the year of the rooster are perceived to be hardworking, resourceful, courageous, talented and confident.

MintCIT Coin Invest Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage15,000
Obverse
Mongolia / Gold Half Gram 2017 Year of the Rooster - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin depicts the logo of Mongolbank (the Bank of Mongolia), which is formed as a round coin on a lotus bouquet associated with purity, delicacy and stability. Three fire flames and a blooming flower are located inside the coin. The figure symbolises eternal development and youth and the three flames represent the main national treasures. At the nominal value location the Soyombo symbol is positioned, representative of the Mongol ethnicity. The name of the Central Bank of Mongolia is written below the figure: МонголБанк in Cyrillic, which is the official script of the Mongolian language.

On the two sides of the logo, vertically, the inscription Mongol Uls in the traditional Mongolian script.

Below the logo, on two lines the face value: 1000 TӨГРӨГ (one thousand Tögrög, alternatively spelled Tugrik).

Around below, the metal content: 0.5 gr .9999 GOLD (one half of a gram of 99.99% gold).

Obverse Inscription 1000 TӨГРӨГ 0.5 gr .9999 GOLD
Reverse
Mongolia / Gold Half Gram 2017 Year of the Rooster - reverse photo

The reverse design shows a proudly walking rooster.

Around above, the inscription YEAR OF THE ROOSTER.

Below right, the Chinese character for rooster: ; around below, the date of issue 2017.

The border around the rim is decorated in Oriental (Chinese) style.

Reverse Inscription YEAR OF THE ROOSTER 雞 2017
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: proof.
CIT Item ID: 27832

See also

Coins in the Lunar Year Collection issued for Mongolia include:
- 0.5 g Gold, Year of the Monkey 2016
- 25 g Silver, Year of the Monkey 2016
- 0.5 g Gold, Year of the Rooster 2017
- 25 g Silver, Year of the Rooster 2017
- 0.5 g Gold, Year of the Dog 2018
- 5 g Silver Foil (coin note), Year of the Dog 2018
- 0.5 g Gold, Year of the Pig 2019
- 1 oz Silver Antique 3D (with gilded version), Year of the Pig 2019
- 5 g Silver Foil (coin note), Year of the Pig 2019
- 0.5 g Gold, Year of the Mouse 2020
- 1 oz Silver Antique 3D, Year of the Mouse 2020
- 5 g Silver Foil (coin note), Year of the Mouse 2020
- 0.5 g Gold, Year of the Ox 2021
- 1 oz Silver Antique 3D, Year of the Ox 2021
- 5 g Silver Foil (coin note), Year of the Ox 2021
- 0.5 g Gold, Year of the Tiger 2022
- 1 oz Silver Antique 3D (with gilded version), Year of the Tiger 2022
- 5 g Silver Foil (coin note), Year of the Tiger 2022
- 0.5 g Gold, Year of the Rabbit 2023
- 1 oz Silver Antique 3D (with gilded version), Year of the Rabbit 2023
- 5 g Silver Foil (coin note), Year of the Rabbit 2023

All (18) coins of type: Gold Half Gram (0.5 g)
Coin NameMintageSymbolLegend
Gold Half Gram 2014 Revolutionaries - Chinggis Khaan 15,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ 0.5 gr .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2015 Abraham Lincoln 15,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ 0.5 gr .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2016 Year of the Monkey 15,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ 0.5 gr .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2016 Revolutionaries - Chinggis Khaan 5,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ 0.5 gr .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2017 Year of the Rooster 15,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ 0.5 gr .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2017 Revolutionaries - Fidel Castro 5,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ 0.5 gr .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2018 Year of the Dog 15,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ MONGOLIA 0.5g .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2018 Revolutionaries - Che Guevara 5,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ MONGOLIA 0.5g .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2019 Year of the Pig 5,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ MONGOLIA 0.5g .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2019 Revolutionaries - Karl Marx 5,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ MONGOLIA 0.5g .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2019 Edelweiss 15,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ MONGOLIA 0.5g .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2020 Year of the Mouse 5,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ MONGOLIA 0.5g .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2020 Revolutionaries - Mahatma Gandhi 5,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ MONGOLIA 0.5g .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2021 Year of the Ox 5,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ MONGOLIA 0.5g .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2021 Revolutionaries - Napoleon Bonaparte 5,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ MONGOLIA 0.5g .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2022 Year of the Tiger 5,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ MONGOLIA 0.5g .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2022 Revolutionaries - Mother Teresa 5,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ MONGOLIA 0.5g .9999 GOLD
Gold Half Gram 2023 Year of the Rabbit 5,000 Bank of Mongolia Logo 1000 TӨГРӨГ MONGOLIA 0.5g .9999 GOLD
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Gold Half Gram 2017 Year of the Rooster: Details
CountryMongolia
CurrencyTögrög
Coin TypeGold Half Gram (0.5 g)
Issued2017
SymbolBank of Mongolia Logo
Face Value1000 (x Tögrög)
Total Mintage15,000
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size11.000 mm
Mass0.500 g
OCC IDLGVB-OLDC-YMQP-OMPX
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