Monday, November 12, 2012

2012 Lunar Dragon Silver Bullion Coin Gilded Edition

2012 Lunar Dragon Silver Bullion Coin Gilded Edition

This year’s Gilded Edition from the Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II depicts the dragon, the fifth animal in the Chinese lunar calendar.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.

The coin’s reverse depicts a dragon which has been gilded in 24-carat gold.  The design includes a representation of a pearl, the Chinese character for ‘dragon’ and the inscription YEAR OF THE DRAGON.  The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark is also featured on the reverse.

Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. The Year of the Dragon Gilded Edition coin is housed in a red and black display case and illustrated shipper. 

1 Ounce Pure Silver (999)
Face Value: AUD 1
Diameter: 45.60 mm
Max Mintage: 50,000 (Sold out in Perth Mint)
COA: Yes

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