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1kg 2012 Year of the Dragon Gold Bullion Coin - Series II (Mint Condition)

Mintage just 241!

* 99.99% pure gold (24k)
* Australian legal tender
* Chinese Lunar Year theme - Dragon
* Struck by the Perth Mint
* Internationally recognised
* Highly Liquid
* Mintage just 241
* Perfect Uncirculated quality as issued and presented in protective capsule

The Australian Lunar series of gold coins epitomizes The Perth Mint”s rich tradition of minting investor coins portraying Chinese themes. This year”s releases mark the 2012 Year of the Dragon, one of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar.

Struck by The Perth Mint from 1kg of 99.99% pure gold, each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the undisputed guarantee of its weight and purity.

The reverse of each coin depicts a traditional Chinese dragon, a long, scaled, serpentine creature with four legs, and a “pearl of wisdom”. The Chinese character for “dragon” and the inscription “Year of the Dragon” also appear in the design with The Perth Mint”s traditional “P” mintmark.


Metal Content (Troy oz): 32.151
Fineness (% purity): 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g): 1000.100
Monetary Denomination (AUD): 3000.00
Maximum Diameter (mm): 100.600
Maximum Thickness (mm): 9.000

All coins are presented in protective acrylic capsules.