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2012 Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II Year of the Dragon 1oz Coloured Edition

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  • 2012 Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II Year of the Dragon 1oz Coloured Edition
  • 2012 Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II Year of the Dragon 1oz Coloured Edition
  • 2012 Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II Year of the Dragon 1oz Coloured Edition
  • 2012 Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II Year of the Dragon 1oz Coloured Edition

2012 Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II Year of the Dragon 1/2oz Coloured Edition

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$75.00

Quick Overview


  • 99.9% Pure Silver 1/2 oz Coin

  • Magnificent Year of the Dragon Tributes

  • Australian Legal Tender

  • Limited Mintage – Only 10,000 of Each

  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

  • Presentation Packaging

Details

Celebrating the auspicious Year of the Dragon, the 1/2oz silver proof coloured coins from the Australian Lunar Silver Coins Series II is a prestigious and limited offering from The Perth Mint.
 
The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese lunar dragon include 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000 and 2012.  Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be confident, enterprising, independent, self-assured, brave and passionate.

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

Design

The coin’s reverse depicts a red dragon with a representation of a ‘pearl of wisdom’.  The colour red represents success, good luck and prosperity. The Chinese character for ‘dragon’ and the inscription YEAR OF THE DRAGON also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2012 year-date and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse of each coin.

Limited Mintage

The Perth Mint will release only 10,000 of each coin.

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity and Presentation Packaging

Each 1/2oz has been issued with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity and are individually housed in a red and black display case with illustrated shipper.