These magnificent silver coins celebrate the auspicious Year of the Dragon, the fifth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac.
As well as appealing to proof coin collectors, these superb releases are perfect for people born in the Year of the Dragon – 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000 and 2012.
Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be confident, enterprising, independent, self-assured, brave and passionate.
Struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, no more than 1,000 three-coin sets will be released. The coins are issued as Australian legal tender. Each coin’s reverse depicts a dragon with a representation of a pearl.
The Chinese character for ‘dragon’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Dragon’ also appear in the design.