Founded in 1896 as a branch to the British Royal Mint, Perth Mint today is one of the largest minting plants globally, owned by the Western Australian government. Manufacturer of the iconic ‘Kangaroo’ gold and silver investment coins, Perth Mint also produce a popular lunar series and a range of sought-after collector coins.
The Perth Mint is excited to release this 1oz silver bullion coin featuring a Chinese dragon in a unique rectangular format. In Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as a divine mythical creature, a symbol of power, strength, wealth, and good fortune. Dragons are also believed to be the rulers of water and weather. Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint will release no more than 250,000 of the Dragon 2021 1oz Silver Bullion Rectangular Coin.
The coin’s reverse depicts a stylised Chinese dragons and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark. The Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, 2021 year-date and the weight and fineness are depicted on the coin’s obverse.
The Dragon 2021 1oz Silver Bullion Rectangular Coin is presented without capsule in protective, coin comes loose in small zip-lock poly bag.