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.
Continuing on from the Dragon Phoenix release in 2017, the 2021 release in the Chinese Myths and Legends series features the Dragon in new exciting formats. Traditionally regarded as the embodiment of the Emperor, the Chinese dragon is revered as benevolent, noble and is a potent symbol of abundance and good fortune.
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 2ozs of 99.99% pure silver and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
No more than 1,000 of the Dragon 2021 2oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin will be released
The coin’s reverse portrays a powerful Chinese dragon clasping a pearl in one of its claws. The creature’s red and gold colouring is associated with joy and wealth.
As well as the Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, the design includes representations of clouds, denoting the dragon’s celestial realm.
The Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II features on the obverse of the coin together with its weight, purity, monetary denomination, and year-date.
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