Australian Lunar Series II 2012 Year of the Dragon 1oz Silver Proof High Relief
In 2012, The Perth Mints internationally renowned Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II celebrates the Year of the Dragon, the fifth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. This superb proof quality release is perfect for people born in dragon years 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000 and 2012 who are regarded as confident, enterprising, independent, self-assured, brave and passionate. Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver. The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality. Chinese Dragon Reverse in Spectacular High Relief. The coins high relief reverse and obverse are minted on concave surfaces to ensure the optimum flow of metal is achieved by the strike of the die. The reverse of the coin depicts a representation of a dragon with a symbolic pearl.
The Chinese character for dragon and the inscription YEAR OF THE DRAGON also appear in the design with The Perth Mints traditional P mintmark. Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse. No more than 7,500 of these coins will be released. The coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. The coin is housed in a stylish black and red display case, with a striking illustrated shipper.
As well as appealing to silver proof coin collectors, this outstanding release also makes a great gift for people born in any year ruled by the Chinese lunar dragon. The item "Australian Lunar Series II 2012 Year of the Dragon 1oz Silver Proof High Relief" is in sale since Sunday, September 30, 2018.
This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\World\Oceania/Australasia". The seller is "silverarcheryuk" and is located in london, London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year of Issue: 2012
- Country: Australia
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Australia