In Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as a divine mythical creature embodying power, wealth and good fortune. Dragons are frequently depicted in pursuit of the flaming pearl, a metaphor for wisdom and enlightenment, which is often represented swirling through mist, smoke and shadows.
Like the dragon, the tiger is considered a lucky animal and has been held in awe for centuries. The pattern on the forehead of a tiger is very similar to the Chinese character for “king” hence it has become a symbol of bravery and power.
In feng shui, the dragon and the tiger are considered perfect matches for one another. According to the traditional Chinese philosophical account of natural balance and interdependence, the tiger is ‘yin’, or female energy, and the dragon is ‘yang’ (male).
Struck by The Perth Mint from 10oz of 99.99% pure silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
No more than 888 of the Dragon & Tiger 2020 10oz Silver Bullion Coin will be released
The coin’s reverse depicts exquisitely detailed representations of a dragon, a tiger and a flaming pearl, with a stylised representation of clouds in the background. The design includes The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
The Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, the weight and fineness, and the 2020 year-date are shown on the coin’s obverse.
The Dragon & Tiger 2020 10oz Silver Bullion Coin is presented in an acrylic capsule.
|Precious Metal Content||(Troy oz)||10.000|
|Minimum Gross Weight||(g)||311.066|