2000 Year of the Dragon with Diamond Eyes 1kg Kilo. 999 Silver Coin - Lunar Series I - Perth Mint. The Chinese Year of the Dragon, commemorated by The Perth Mint in the 2000-dated Australian Lunar silver bullion coin series, begins on 5 February 2000 and covers the period to 23 January 2001. The design features a Chinese imperial dragon, among the clouds, gazing at a pearl. Clouds symbolise good fortune and happiness, while a pearl is the highest symbol for purity and preciousness.
The design is surrounded by five bats symbolising the very best in longevity, health and peace, prosperity, integrity and a full life until the end of your days. The bats are pad printed in purple with the clouds in yellow, and the design is based on the Emperors coat. The coin also features the Chinese character for dragon. This is the first time in 3,000 years that the dragon year has occurred at the end of a millennium. The dragon is the ultimate symbol of the wisdom and culture of the Chinese nation.For thousands of years it has represented the peoples spirit for advancement and their desire to express themselves through the beauty of life. The dragon is seen as the incarnation of power and authority, it can change its shape, swim the deepest seas and fly to the heavens. Of all the Chinese symbols, it is regarded as the most important, commanding heavenly dignity and is often depicted among the clouds. No more than 5,000 individual 1 kilo coins with diamond eyes will be released by The Perth Mint. During periods of high demand, delays may occur. At this time, the customer assumes all price exposure risk on the goods. A copy of the completed Order & Contract Confirmation is immediately emailed or faxed to the customer. When placing telephone orders, customers are asked to sign and return this document within one hour to verify receipt. All precious metal sales including bullion and numismatics are final. The item "2000 Year of the Dragon with Diamond Eyes 1kg Kilo Silver Coin Lunar Series 1" is in sale since Tuesday, June 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\Australian\Decimal". The seller is "swanbullion" and is located in Perth.
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