Limited Mintage just 30,000! SOLD OUT AT THE PERTH MINT
* 99.99% pure gold (24k)
* Australian legal tender
* Chinese Lunar Year theme - Dragon
* Struck by the Perth Mint
* Internationally recognised
* Highly Liquid
* Worldwide mintage just 30,000 (Sold out at the Mint)
* Perfect Uncirculated quality as issued and presented in protective capsule
The Australian Lunar series of gold coins epitomizes The Perth Mints rich tradition of minting investor coins portraying Chinese themes. This years 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 1oz 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 1oz coin is issued with a strict worldwide mintage limit of just 30,000. Highly collectable, this issue was 5 times oversubscribed ensuring a first day sell-out at The Perth Mint.
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 Mints traditional P mintmark.