This 1 ounce proof quality coin is struck in the popular rectangle shape and features two dragons in the course of the eternal pursuit of the flaming pearl. The auspiciousness of the dragon in oriental culture cannot be understated, which is why The Perth Mint offers annual tributes to this divine mythical creature in an exclusive series of rectangle-shaped coins.
Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
Australian Legal Tender
Auspicious design theme
Limited mintage – 3,888
The reverse of this year’s release portrays a dramatic representation of two Chinese dragons with large-eyes, horns, fish scales and sharp claws. The serpentine mythical creatures are pursuing a mystical flaming pearl, an ancient metaphor for wisdom, enlightenment and truth. The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark also appears on the reverse.
Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the coin comes in a floating fame display comprising a contemporary case that allows viewing of both its reverse and obverse, along with a stylish outer shipper.
Denomination: $1 AUD
Metal Content: 1 Troy Ounce (31.1 Grams)
Dimensions: 27.6 mm X 47.6 mm
Issuer: Perth Mint