The Chinese dragon is a mythical creature with many interpretations through cultures in East Asia and Southeast Asia. Revered by many as a symbol of power and strength, the dragon is also associated with good luck. The design of the new Canadian Lucky Dragon Coin includes symbolism of the dragon as luck. Right now, 2017 1 oz Canadian Lucky Dragon High Relief Silver Coins are available to purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Singles arriveinside of a protective plastic flip, with 25 arriving in a mint tube!
- Design of the Lucky Dragon!
- Limited mintage of only 200,000 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of $5 (CAD) backed by the federal government of Canada.
- Obverse includes Queen Elizabeth IIs effigy.
- Reverse features the Lucky Dragon design in a figure eight.
- Design on the reverse by Simon Ng.
Each 2017 1 oz Canadian Lucky Dragon Coin is available to you inside of protective plastic and comes in BU condition from the Royal Canadian Mint. These coins have a high-relief strike, which enables greater 3D visuals for the design elements on either surface of the coin.
Dragons are deeply ingrained in Chinese and East Asian culture. For those who are lucky enough to be associated with the dragon, it is a symbol of good luck. The design on the reverse of these coins from Simon Ng showcases the dragon in a luck design.
On the reverse of the 2017 1 oz Canadian Lucky Dragon High Relief Silver Coin is a dragon in the figure eight symbol. The figure eight design taps into one of the most important numbers in Chinese culture, with the number 8 representing wealth and prosperity. Engravings on this side include the nation of issue, purity, metal content, and weight of the coin.
The obverse of the 2017 Canadian Lucky Dragon High Relief Silver coins features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is featured here in the fourth-generation depiction used on Canadian coinage during her long reign. Created in 2003 by Susanna Blunt, this is just the second design from a Canadian artist and the first monarch portrait since her father George VIs to depict the monarch without a crown.
Founded in 1908 to provide refining capacity for precious metals discovered in the Yukon Territories, the Royal Canadian Mint serves as the official sovereign mint of the nation. It operates its original location in the federal capital of Ottawa along with a newer location in Winnipeg.
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