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2024 $1 Australian Lunar Series III Red Dragon 1oz Silver Coloured Coin in Card

2024 $1 Australian Lunar Series III Red Dragon 1oz Silver Coloured Coin in Card

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2024 $1 Australian Lunar Series III Red Dragon 1oz Silver Coloured Coin in CardThe dragon commands the highest respect in Chinese culture. For thousands of years, it was associated with the emperor and his descendants, symbolising wisdom, enlightenment, and benevolence. The dragon is also one of the 12 animals featured in the ancient lunar calendar. Those born under the sign of the lunar dragon in 2024, 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976 and every 12th preceding year, are said to be ambitious, successful and charismatic.Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver, each coin is issued as legal tender under the AustralianCurrency Act 1965.The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the Australian Lunar Series III Red Dragon 2024 Year of the Dragon 1oz Silver Coloured Coin in Card in individual packaging from a maximum mintage of 200,000.The coin's reverse features a coloured Chinese dragon and a flaming pearl, a symbol of wisdom. Included in the design is the Chinese character for 'dragon' the inscription 'Year of the 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, fineness and monetary denomination.Each coin is presented in a stylised presentation card which features a fold-out stand to upright display.Denomination :   $1Quality :             UncirculatedMetal :               SilverWeight :            31.107 gmsDiameter :         40.90 mmMintage :           5,000 (Maximum Mintage 200,000)Certificate of Authenticity : Perth Mint Official PackagingNOTE : NOT FOR INTERNATIONAL SALE
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