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.
99.9% Pure Silver
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in specimen quality.
Coloured Dragon Reverse Design
The reverse of the coin depicts a purple dragon and a representation of a ‘pearl of wisdom’. The colour purple is symbolic of wealth and is considered to represent purity and healing. 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.
Only 5,000 coins in special ANDA Coin Show packaging will be released.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as Australian legal tender, the obverse of the coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.
Coin Show Presentation Packaging
The coin is housed in a display case and shipper identifying it as The Perth Mint’s official 2012 Brisbane Coin Show Special.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
The coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.