Sunday, April 15, 2012

Australian Lunar Series II 2012 Year of the Dragon 1oz Silver Ten Coin Set; Perth Mint Australia

  • 99.9% Pure Silver Coins
  • One Uncoloured and Nine Coloured Dragon Designs
  • Extremely Limited Mintage – 2,500
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Presentation Packaging
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Complementing the highly successful Australian Lunar Series II 2012 Year of the Dragon, The Perth Mint is thrilled to present this limited edition ten-coin set.
A real collector’s coup, the set is a wonderful gift for anyone born in the Chinese lunar years of 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000 and 2012.

99.9% Pure Silver Coins

Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver.

Exciting Coloured Dragon Designs

As well as a coin with a traditional bullion finish, the set includes nine coloured editions on which the dragon is finished in either red, blue, brown, purple, silver, white, yellow, black or gold.
The reverse of each coin depicts a dragon with a representation of a ‘pearl of wisdom’. 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.

Extremely Limited Mintage

No more than 2,500 coin sets will be released.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, each coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.

Presentation Packaging

The coins are housed in a prestigious red and black display case with a custom-designed shipper, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 45.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.60

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