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2024 Australian Lunar Series III Year of the Dragon 1oz Silver Trio

2024 Australian Lunar Series III Year of the Dragon 1oz Silver Trio

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2024 Australian Lunar Series III Year of the Dragon 1oz Silver Trio.

Celebrating the fifth animal in the zodiac, this 1oz silver proof trio coin set is an impressive tribute to the Chinese lunar Year of the Dragon.

Comprising three Australian Lunar series II 2024 Year of the Dragon con variants, each highlighting the fifth animal in the zodiac, this magnificent set showcases the superb quality and original artistry characteristics of the Australian Lunar Series.

Struck to The Perth Mints meticulous minting standards, each set contains a 1oz silver proof coin, 1oz silver proof coloured coin and a 1oz silver gilded coin.

The 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 1,500 of the Australian Lunar Series III Year of the Dragon 2024 Year of the Dragon 1oz Silver Trio has an issue limit 1,500.The coin's reverse features 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 'Year of the Dragon 2024' and a 'P125" mintmark signifying the Perth Mint's 125th anniversary.The delicately frosted design on the silver proof coin appears on an immaculately polished table.The 1oz silver coloured coin depicts the creature in vivid colour.The 1oz gilded coin highlights the animal in 24-carat gold.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.The silver trio is housed in a classic display case with a clear lid decorated with a silver geometric pattern. The case is packaged in a beautifully illustrated shipper portraying the story of how the dragon became an animal of the zodiac and is accompanied by  Numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Denomination :   3 x $1

Quality :             Proof, Coloured & Gilded

Metal :               99.9% Pure Silver

Weight :            31.107 gms

Diameter :         40.90 mm

Mintage :           1,500

Certificate of Authenticity : Perth Mint Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

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