Chinese Lunar Calendar Year of the Rooster or Cockerel

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Chinese Lunar Calendar Year of the Rooster, Cockerel, or Chicken
The Chinese year 4703 is the year of the rooster, and ran from 9th February 2005 to 28th January 2006.
The  Chinese Lunar Calendar runs in a series of 12 year and 60 year cycles. Each of the twelve years is represented by an animal symbol.


Year of the Rooster Gold Bullion Coin

Year of the Rooster Attributes
People born in the year of the Rooster are usually observant, brave, resilient, sexy, and tenacious but can also be quite self-absorbed, pretentious, and overly romantic. Most of the time, they are very accurate and precise with their observation.
These people certainly love to find themselves in the spotlight, love entertaining friends and adore meeting new people, and even unexpected and uncertain circumstances are not a barrier for them.
It is almost impossible to find someone born in this year looking dowdy or untidy. The fact is that these people are usually the best dressed and groomed of all other people. They are actively interested in clothes, colours, and accessories, and are usually very critical of their own appearance as well as of the appearance of those around them. People born in the year of the Rooster like to be noticed and flattered. Such people might dress a little flashily with this in mind, but in his heart, they are completely conservative. Roosters always appear attractive and beautifully turned out. They are sociable and love to receive attention. Others may criticize them for being exhibitionists but the fact that they are compassionate, wise, and have a brave nature which comes to the fore when others need their help, makes up that deficiency.
It is difficult for these people to accept advice because of their strong independent spirit. These people are often confident in their own judgements and choices. There are times when these people may be too straight-forward which can cause some problems in relationships with others. So it would be wise sometimes not to express their opinions in order to keep the peace.


Year of the Rooster Silver Bullion Coin

Other Rooster Attributes and Associations
Zodiac Location     10th
Ruling hours     5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Direction     West
Season and month     Summer, September
Gemstone     Jasper
Roughly equivalent western sign     Virgo
Polarity     Yin


Whole Flock of Gold Bullion Year of the Rooster Coins

Other Rooster Years
22 January 1909 - 9 February 1910
8 February 1921 - 27 January 1922
26 January 1933 - 13 February 1934
13 February 1945 - 1 February 1946
31 January 1957 - 17 February 1958
17 February 1969 - 5 February 1970
5 February 1981 - 24 January 1982
23 January 1993 - 9 February 1994
9 February 2005 - 28 January 2006
2017 - 2018
2029 - 2030


Family Group of Year of the Rooster Silver Bullion Coins

Famous people born in the year of the Rooster
Akihito, Emperor of Japan    
Alexander Dubcek, Slovak politician and First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia    
Alexander I of Russia    
Anna Kournikova, Russian tennis player    
Archimedes of Syracuse, mathematician and scientist    
Bede, English monk, writer and historian    
Benjamin Franklin, American political figure    
Bette Midler, American singer and actress    
Beyoncé Knowles, American singer (Destiny's Child) and actress    
Bob Seger, American singer    
Britney Spears, American singer    
Cardinal Richelieu    
Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician, astronomer, and physicist    
Cate Blanchett, Australian actress    
Catherine the Great of Russia    
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Welsh actress    
Charles Bronson, American actor    
Cicero, Roman politician and author    
Confucius, philosopher    
David Livingstone, English missionary and explorer    
David Lynch, American film director    
Debbie Harry, American singer    
Diane Keaton, American actress    
Dolly Parton, American singer and actress    
Donny Osmond, American singer    
Edward VI, King of England    
Ehud Olmert, Israeli prime minister    
Eli Whitney, American inventor    
Enrico Caruso, Italian tenor    
Eric Clapton, English guitarist    
Errol Flynn, Australian actor    
Eva Gabor, Hungarian actress    
Ezra Pound, American poet    
Fernando Alonso, Spanish formula one driver    
Franz Beckenbauer, German football player    
Frederick I of Prussia    
Georg Ohm, German physicist    
George Patton, American general    
George Segal, American actor    
Giuseppe Verdi, Italian composer    
Gloria Estefan, Cuban-born singer    
Gordian I, Roman Emperor    
Hamid Karzai, Afghan president    
Helen Mirren, British actress    
Henry the Lion, Duke of Saxony and Bavaria    
Horace Walpole, British writer    
Howard Carter, English Egyptologist    
Ivan Petrovich Pavlov, Russian researcher, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine    
Ivanka Trump, American model    
Jamelia, British singer    
James Brown, American musician    
James II of England    
Jayne Mansfield, American actress    
Jennifer Lopez, American actress and singer    
Joan Collins, English actress    
Joan Rivers, American entertainer    
Joe Cole, English football player    
Johann Strauss, Junior, Austrian composer    
John Pierpont Morgan, American financier and banker    
Joseph Goebbels, German Nazi propagandist    
Kwame Nkrumah, Ghanian politician    
Livy, Roman historian    
Maria Theresa, Empress of Austria    
Michael Caine, English actor    
Michael Dukakis, American politician and Presidential candidate    
Minnie Driver, English actress    
Molière, French playwright    
Nancy Davis Reagan, wife of U.S President Ronald Reagan    
Nathan Mayer Rothschild, German-born, London-based banker    
Neil Young, Canadian singer and songwriter    
Nero, Roman Emperor    
Nerva, Roman emperor    
Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate    
Osama bin Laden, Saudi-born Islamic extremist    
Paris Hilton, American actress and heiress    
Pete Townshend, English guitarist and lyricist    
Peter Ustinov, English actor and director    
Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud, Saudi billionaire    
Priscilla Presley, American actress    
Ptolemy, Greek astronomer    
Quincy Jones, American music producer and composer    
Renée Zellweger, American actress    
Richard Wagner, German composer    
Rodney Dangerfield, American actor and comedian    
Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland    
Serena Williams, American tennis player    
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Russian composer and pianist    
Sid Vicious, English bassist    
Steffi Graf, German tennis player    
Steve Martin, American actor and comedian    
Thomas Aquinas, Italian theologian    
Thomas Henry Huxley, English biologist    
Thomas More, English statesman and humanist    
William IV, King of England    
Yoko Ono, Japanese-born singer and artist, wife of John Lennon    

Coins
A number of countries including China and Australia issue coins bearing Chinese lunar calendar symbols.
Those issued by The Perth Mint in Western Australia are produced in 9999 fine gold and 999 fine silver as bullion coins, in sizes (weights) from 1/20th of an ounce to an enormous 10 kilos. They also produce a number of proof, coloured and collector coins.

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