CHINESE LUNAR YEAR OF THE HORSE
We have a range of fabulous products to gift to those born under the year of the horse as we have for all other animals for the the lunar calender. These make fabulous christening and birthday gifts. We also have some stunning Feng Shui coins that can be purchased individually or as a set. The Feng Shui Koi in particular mades a traditional wedding gift as it symbolises unity & fidelity.
PROOF SILVER COLLECTORS ITEMS
FRAMED LUNAR SILVER BULLION COINS
BRAND NEW. FIRST EVER ROYAL MINT LUNAR
The first coin in the British Royal Mint’s new Lunar Range, this one-ounce 99.9% pure silver coin can only appreciate in value. Silver bullion coins are usually minted in huge numbers like the US Silver Eagle (40m+), Canadian Maple Leaf (20m+), and the Chinese Panda (8m), but this new coin has a limited mintage of just 300,000 pieces. We now have them available and supply them in an attractive display frame that makes the coin appear to be floating.
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LATEST OF THE HIT PERTH MINT LUNARS
Without doubt the most popular and well-liked Lunar coin range is that produced by the Perth Mint. Available in a huge range of sizes from 1/2oz to 10kg, the coin featured here is the most sought after because it’s one of the very few in which the total mintage is limited, again to just 300,000. Extra large in size at 45mm, it’s a terrific gift. Again, we supply them in a super attractive display frame that makes the coin appear to be floating.
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YOUR COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE CHINESE LUNAR CALENDAR
- 1936 (24th Jan – 10th Feb 1937)
- 1948 (10th Feb – 28th Jan 1947)
- 1960 (28th Jan – 14th Feb 1961)
- 1972 (15th Feb – 2nd Feb 1973)
- 1984 (2nd Feb – 19th Feb 1985)
- 1996 (19th Feb – 6th Feb 1997)
- 2008 (7th Feb – 25th Jan 2009)
These people are said to possess enterprising spirits and be willing to work hard to achieve their goals. They love spending money and accumulating possessions. However, they should show restraint to avoid be labelled as greedy.
People born in the Year of the Mouse are also regarded as quick-witted and insightful, which equips them to succeed at almost anything. Ambition fuels their success, but sometimes it’s a stumbling block, particularly if they take on too many projects at once. People born under the influence of the mouse are generally positive, cheerful, optimistic and charming, enabling them to make friends easily. They are most compatible with people born in the Years of the Dragon and Monkey.
- 1937 (11th Feb – 30th Jan 1938)
- 1949 (29th Jan – 16th Feb 1950)
- 1961 (15th Feb – 4th Feb 1962)
- 1973 (3rd Feb – 22nd Jan 1974)
- 1985 (20th Feb – 8th Feb 1986)
- 1997 (7th Feb – 27th Jan 1998)
- 2009 (26th Jan – 13th Feb 2010)
Calm, confident and determined, these people reject get-rich-quick schemes and are prepared to work hard to make their fortune.
Said to make good leaders, people born in the Year of the Ox can be inspirational to others, usually make good parents, and possess an innate ability to achieve great things. Intelligent, tolerant, easygoing and self-assured, they are often regarded as dependable, patient and modest. Most compatible with people born in the Year of the Rat or the Year of the Dragon, they also exhibit the need for financial and emotional security.
- 1938 (31st Jan – 18th Feb 1939)
- 1950 (17th Feb – 5th Feb 1951)
- 1962 (5th Feb – 24th Jan 1963)
- 1974 (23rd Jan – 10th Feb 1975)
- 1986 (9th Feb – 28th Jan 87)
- 1998 (28th Jan – 15th Feb 1999)
- 2000 (14th Feb – 31st Jan 2011)
According to ancient Chinese mythology, beneath the calm exterior of people born in the Year of the Tiger lies the courageous and competitive personality of a natural leader. Well-liked, people with ‘tiger’ personalities are charming, affectionate and passionate.
Prepared to take risks, they remain optimistic in the knowledge that they will always land on their feet. Above all, the tiger symbolises power and daring.
Famous people born in the Year of the Tiger include Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (1926), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890), Sir Richard Branson (1950), and Steve Irwin (1962).
- 1939 (19th Feb – 07th Feb 1940)
- 1951 (6th Feb – 26th Jan 1952)
- 1963 (25th Jan – 12th Feb 1964)
- 1975 (11th Feb – 30th Jan 1976)
- 1987 (29th Jan – 16th Feb 1988)
- 1999 (16th Feb – 4th Feb 2000)
- 2011 (1st Feb – 22nd Jan 2012)
The Rabbit is the fourth sign of the Chinese Zodiac.
The rabbit is a particularly lucky emblem and those born under this sign are believed to have an uncanny gift for choosing the right thing. Well-respected and wise, people with ‘rabbit’ personalities are renowned for their excellent memories and good taste. They make honourable and successful business partners and are also conservative by nature.
Famous people born in the Year of the Rabbit include Brad Pitt (1963), Angelina Jolie (1975), George Orwell (1903), Germaine Greer (1939), Albert Einstein (1879), and Confucius (551BC).
- 1940 (8th Feb – 26th Jan 1941)
- 1952 (17th Feb – 13th Feb 1953)
- 1964 (13th Feb – 1st Feb 1965)
- 1976 (31st Jan – 17th Feb 1977)
- 1988 (17th Feb – 5th Feb 1989)
- 2000 (5th Feb – 23rd Jan 2001)
- 2012 (23 Jan – 9th Feb 2013)
The Dragon is the fifth sign of the Chinese Zodiac. The Dragon is a symbol of power and wealth and is believed to bring good fortune and prosperity.
People born in the year of the dragon have a natural charisma, ambition and determination. They are natural organizers, known for their positive attitude and vibrant personalities.
Famous people born in the Year of the Dragon include Sigmund Freud (1856), Salvadore Dali (1904), John Lennon (1940), Al Pacino (1940) and Keanu Reeves (1964).
- 1941 (27th Jan -14th Feb 1942)
- 1953 (14th Feb – 2nd Feb 1954)
- 1965 (2nd Feb – 20th Jan 1966)
- 1977 (18th Feb – 6th Feb 1978)
- 1989 (6th Feb – 26th Jan 1990)
- 2001 (24th Jan – 11th Feb 2002)
- 2013 (10th Feb – 30th Jan 2014)
The snake is the sixth sign of the Chinese zodiac.
The snake is a symbol of wisdom and is believed to bring good luck and prosperity. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be wise, independent, analytical, graceful and charming. They are natural leaders, known for their courage and determination.
Famous people born in the year of the snake include Abraham Lincoln (1809), Mohandas Gandhi (1869), John F Kennedy (1917), and Martin Luther King (1929).
- 1942 (15th Feb – 4th Feb 1943)
- 1954 (3rd Feb – 23rd Jan 1955)
- 1966 (21st jan – 9th Feb 1967)
- 1978 (7th Feb – 27th Jan 1979)
- 1990 (27 Jan – 14th Feb 19910
- 2002 (12th Feb – 31st Jan 2003)
- 2014 (31st Jan – 18th Feb 2015)
The horse is the seventh sign of the Chinese zodiac.
The horse is a symbol of happiness and liberty and those born under the influence of the sign are said to be fiercely independent, hardworking, energetic, optimistic and animated. Always the life of the party, people born in the Year of the Horse are popular with a passion for entertainment and large crowds. Quick-witted and clever, the horse is a master of repartee, amusing and delighting his audience wherever he goes.
Famous people born in the Year of the Horse include James Dean (1931), Frederic Chopin (1810), Jerry Seinfeld (1954), Barbara Streisand (1942), President Teddy Roosevelt (1858) and Oprah Winfrey (1954).