Canada Post - Thematic Collection #137 - Year of the Rooster - Stamp and Coin Set (2005)
The lunar zodiac and calendar follow a repeating twelve-year cycle. The Year of the Rooster next occurs beginning on February 9, 2005.
People born in the Year of the Rooster are believed to be proud, dignified and flamboyant. They possess hearts of gold. Rooster people are perfectionists with great organizational skills. They are straightforward, sociable, entertaining and the soul of social gatherings.
The Rooster symbolizes courage, warmth and life, assertiveness and alertness. It is considered a reliable figure in telling time and is believed to have the power of repelling evil spirits and ghosts.
Since 1998, Canada Post and the Royal Canadian Mint have been proud to join Canada's Asian communities to honour the Lunar New Year through the issue of special edition stamp and coin sets.
2005 -Thematic collection. Joint Royal Canadian Mint / Canada Post stamp and coin product.