The stunning 2024 Year of the Dragon 1oz Silver Gilded Coin is the perfect gift or collectable for those born under the lunar dragon.
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 was also said to command water and rain, and by ensuring abundant harvests became a powerful symbol of wealth and good fortune.
Those born under the sign of the Chinese Lunar Dragon in 2024, 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976 and every 12th preceding year, are said to be ambitious, successful, and charismatic
The Perth Mint will release no more than 23,500 of the Australian Lunar Series III 2024 Year of the Dragon 1oz Silver Gilded Coin individually out of a maximum mintage of 25,000
The coin’s reverse portrays a dragon with water cascading from its mouth, stylised waves, and a flaming pearl, a symbol of wisdom.
The dragon is gilded in 24-carat gold. Included in the design is the Chinese character for ‘dragon’, the inscription ‘DRAGON 2024’.
The 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.
The shippers of the coins in the Australian Lunar Series III will, when arrayed together, form a diorama depicting the ancient myth of The Great Race.