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Year of the Rabbit


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1999 Year of the Rabbit

The 1999 Rabbit is the fourth coin in The Perth Mint 12-coin Lunar Series. The obverses of the Rabbit coins are the first coins in the Lunar Series to carry effigies of a mature Queen Elizabeth. The likeness of a younger Queen Elizabeth graces the fronts of the first three coins in the Series.

During her reign, Buckingham Palace has released three official likenesses of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth Il. The third release will grace they coins dated 1999 through 2007. The first three coins (the Mouse, the Ox, and the Tiger) carry a younger effigy.

People born in the Year of the Rabbit are articulate, talented, and ambitious. Further, they are virtuous, reserved, and have excellent taste. They are fond of gossip but are tactful and generally kind. Rabbit people seldom lose their tempers. They are clever at business and being conscientious, never back out of contracts. Being conservative and wise, rabbit people seldom gamble. They are most compatible with those born in the years of the Goat, Pig, and Dog.

Other Rabbit years include 1987, 1975, 1963, 1951, 1939, 1927, 1915, and 1903.

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