The Chinese New Year is celebrated by billions of people around the world, both within the Peoples Republic of China and outside the country by Chinese nationals living and working abroad. As part of the celebration, a new coin from the Perth Mint highlights the most iconic symbol of Chinese culture. Right now, the 2017 1 oz Australian New Year Dragon Silver Coin is available to purchase from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a clear display case with Certificate of Authenticity and decorative box!
- Limited mintage of only 5,000 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of 1 Dollar backed by the government of Tuvalu.
- Obverse features the image of Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse depicts the dragon with a red, colorized banner down the center.
Each of the 2017 1 oz Australian New Year Dragon Silver Coins listed here today is in BU condition. Coins in this condition exhibit no signs of wear and tear, though you may notice a range of minor flaws such as breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, and contact marks from the coining process.
The dragon is a well-recognized symbol of Chinese culture that is believed by many to bring good luck, but is also considered to be a symbol of power, strength, wealth, and good fortune. These beautiful 2017 1 oz Australian New Year Dragon Silver Coins represent the symbols of the New Year on the Chinese Lunar Calendar.
On the reverse of each 2017 1 oz Australian New Year Dragon Silver Coin youll find the image of a red banner down the middle with engravings of Happy New Year written upon it in Chinese. A red-and-orange colorized lantern is in the background, while the image of a dragon wraps around the entire reverse field of the coin.
The obverse of all 2017 1 oz Australian New Year Dragon Silver Coins includes the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majestys image is featured on all Perth coinage is this particular design is the fourth-generation depiction of the Queen as created in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley.
Each of the 2017 1 oz Australian New Year Dragon Silver coins listed here ships to you inside of a clear plastic latex display case, with a black frame surrounding it and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity included to validate your purchase.
The Perth Mint is a state-owned entity of Western Australia. Once part of the Royal Mint system under British rule, the Perth Mint stands as the oldest operating facility in the country and the only other mint aside from the newer sovereign Royal Australian Mint.
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