The 2020 Year of the Mouse silver coin is the first of the third Lunar series released by the Perth Mint in Australia. Extremely popular with collectors, this new series starts with a depiction of two mice on ears of corn, and will be the first of 12 minted celebrating the Chinese Zodiac.
The 2020 Silver Kangaroo is the newest release from the Perth mint. Featuring a fineness of .9999 Pure Silver, this years 2019 Australian 1oz Silver coin features the iconic Australian Kangaroo set against a background of the suns rays. This coin also has a unique security feature built into it - a micro-engraved 'A' within the first letter 'A' of the description Australian Kangaroo.
The 1oz 2020 silver Britannia coin contains one troy ounce of fine silver and is produced each year by the Royal Mint. Each 1oz silver Britannia is imprinted with a "face value"; this one ounce coin is set as "£2", although the value is of course based on the market price of its metal content.
The 1oz silver Britannia coins feature the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, and the iconic image of Britannia on the reverse.
These coins benefit from being Capital Gains Tax (CGT) Free. All UK gold and silver bullion coins manufactured by the Royal Mint are legal tender and are exempt from Capital Gains Tax. Tax free coins are available to buy from ATS Bullion and these include Sovereigns, half Sovereigns and gold and silver Britannia's. To find out more about Capital Gains Tax - view our article Capital Gains Tax and Gold Bullion: What you need to know.
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