Specifications :-

Denomination : AUSD1
Diameter : 45.60 mm
Thickness : 2.60 mm
Weight : 31.135 g
Metal : Silver
Purity : 99.9 %

Details :

Celebrating the auspicious Year of the Dragon, these 1oz silver proof coloured coins from the Australian Lunar Silver Coins Series II are 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.

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

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 1oz coin have been issued with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity and are individually housed in a red and black display case with illustrated shipper.



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