The Australian Perth Mint has released a gorgeous 0.5oz silver proof coin featuring a beautiful colored image of a baby mouse. This coin was issued to celebrate the lunar year of the mouse, 2020.

The new coin features a colored representation of a baby mouse eating cheese atop a beautifully wrapped present. The design includes the Chinese character for ‘mouse’, the inscription ‘Year of the Mouse’ and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

The obverse displays an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the issuing country, Tuvalu, year of the mouse, 2020, monetary denomination, 50 cents, and metal weight and value.

This gorgeous coin is crafted from half troy of 9999 pure silver and finished to the highest quality proof standards.

The people born under the sign of the lunar year of the rat are said to possess enterprising spirits and a willingness to work hard to achieve their goals. They are smart, adaptable and curious by nature.

This coin is packaged in classic display case with a nice lid. The package includes an illustrated shipper, with each coin accompanied with a serial certificate of authenticity.