This 1oz silver proof coin features a Chinese dragon in a unique rectangular format.
The dragon is one of the most revered creatures in Chinese culture. A symbol of wealth, power and luck, it has long been associated with the imperial family, nobility and Chinese classical arts.
Dragons are traditionally depicted in pursuit of a fiery orb known as a flaming pearl, a metaphor for wisdom and enlightenment which is often portrayed amid swirling clouds or mist. Dragons are frequently illustrated with their eyes glistening and mouth open in anticipation.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 3,888 of the Dragon 2019 1oz Silver Proof Rectangular Coin
The coin’s reverse portrays a Chinese dragon chasing a flaming pearl among stylised clouds.
The coin is presented in a contemporary latex case which displays both sides of the coin and is accompanied by an illustrated shipper and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity