In 2012, the popular Australian Lunar Gold Coin Series II celebrates the Year of the Dragon, the fifth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. These superb releases are 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.
99.99% Pure Gold
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 99.99% pure gold.
Chinese Dragon Reverse Design
The reverse of each coin depicts a traditional Chinese dragon, a long, scaled, serpentine creature with four legs, and a ‘pearl of wisdom’. 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, each coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.
This 1/10oz Year of the Dragon coin is presented in an acrylic capsule.
* Crack in the capsule, coin is unaffected. *
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