Thursday, December 1, 2011

Australia Silver: Perth Mint Baby Dragon 2012 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin Australia




Perth Mints New Silver Baby Dragon 2012 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin

•Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
•Cute Baby Dragon Design
•Tuvalu Legal Tender
•Limited Mintage – 7,500
•Stunning Illustrated Presentation Packaging

This very cute baby dragon coin celebrates the Year of the Dragon. The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar Dragon include 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000 and 2012. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be confident, enterprising, independent, self-assured, brave and passionate.

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

Cute Baby Dragon Design

The coin’s reverse depicts a representation of a baby dragon with a sackful of gifts. The Chinese character for ‘dragon’, the inscription YEAR OF THE DRAGON, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the 2012 year-date are also included in the design.

Tuvalu Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender under the Government of Tuvalu, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination are shown on the coin’s obverse.

Limited Mintage

No more than 7,500 of these coins will be issued worldwide.

Stunning Illustrated Presentation Packaging

Housed in a display case and colourfully illustrated shipper, the coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Australia Silver: Perth Mint Baby Dragon 2012 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin Australia