2024 Australian Lunar Series III - Year of the Dragon High Relief Proof Silver Coin
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Highlighting the fifth animal in the Chinese lunar calendar, this 1oz silver proof high relief coin is an impressive tribute to the lunar dragon and represents the very best in minting excellence and design. Each coin is meticulously struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality and is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. Limited mintage of no more than 3888 pcs worldwide!
The coin’s reverse portrays a dragon with water cascading from its mouth, stylised waves, and a flaming pearl, a symbol of wisdom. Included in the design is the Chinese character for ‘dragon’, the inscription ‘DRAGON 2024’ and a ‘P125’ mintmark signifying The Perth Mint’s 125th anniversary.
The coin bears the Jody Clark Memorial Obverse of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II supplemented with the dates of her reign ‘1952-2022’, as well as the weight and fineness, and the monetary denomination.
Each coin is housed in a classic display case with a clear lid decorated with a silver geometric design. The case is packaged in a beautifully illustrated shipper portraying the story of how the dragon became the fifth animal of the Chinese lunar calendar and is accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.