Year of the Dragon 2oz .999 Coloured Silver Bullion Coin – Lunar Series II
Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with with this stunning 2oz coloured silver coin from The Perth Mint, honouring the 5th animal in the 12-year Chinese zodiac.
The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar dragon include 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000 and 2012 with those born under the influence of this sign are said to be confident, enterprising, independent, self-assured, brave and passionate.
Meticulously struck from 99.9% pure silver, the coins are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The reverse depicts a red dragon with a representation of a pearl. 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.
The obverse of the coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the weight and fineness, and the monetary denomination.
Each bullion coin is presented in a protective acrylic capsule.
|Silver Content (Troy oz)||2.000|
|Monetary Denomination (AUD)||2.00|
|Fineness (% purity)||99.9|
|Minimum Gross Weight (g)||62.207|
|Maximum Diameter (mm)||55.60|
|Maximum Thickness (mm)||3.60|
ABOUT THE PERTH MINT
Established on 20 June 1899, two years before Australia’s Federation in 1901, The Perth Mint was the last of three Australian colonial branches of the United Kingdom ‘s Royal Mint (after the now-defunct Sydney Mint and Melbourne Mint) intended to refine gold from the gold rushes and to mint gold sovereigns and half-sovereigns for the British Empire. Swan Bullion Company is proud to be an authorised distributor for The Perth Mint’s bullion and numismatic products.