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2024 50c Baby Dragon 1/2oz Silver Proof Coloured Coin

2024 50c Baby Dragon 1/2oz Silver Proof Coloured Coin

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2024 50c Baby Dragon 1/2oz Silver Proof Coloured CoinThis adorable coin celebrates the Year of the Dragon and is the perfect gift for any baby born in 2023.According to the lunar calendar, the Year of the Dragon occurs between 10 February 2024 and 28 January 2025. Babies born during this time are said to be blessed with the dragon's instinctive bravery, persistence, intelligence, and good fortune.Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver.The Perth Mint will release no more than 7,150 of the Baby Dragon 2023 1/2oz Silver Proof Coins in this packaging out of a maximum mintage of 7,500.The coin's reverse features a colour representation of a cute young dragon draped in bunting, and star-shaped motifs. The Chinese character for 'dragon' the inscription 'Year of the Dragon, The Perth Mint's 'P' Mintmark, and the 2023 year-date are also included.The coin's reverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II  supplemented by the dates of her reign '1952 - 2022' appears on the obverse with the coin's weight, fineness, monetary denomination and the 2024 year-date.Each coin is housed in a classic display case within an illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.Denomination :   50cQuality :             ProofMetal :               SilverWeight :            15.553 gmsDiameter :         32.60 mmMintage :           7,500 Maximum MintageCertificate of Authenticity : Certificate of Authenticity.
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