2012 1oz Lunar Dragon Gold Coin

Dragon - wealth, fortune, ambition.
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Gold Coast Bullion is proud to present the 2012 1oz Australian Lunar Series Dragon Gold Coin from The Perth Mint.

Reputedly the oldest chronological record in history, the ancient Chinese Lunar Calendar dates back beyond 2,600 BC. Based on the appearance of the new moon, it associates a different animal with each year in the 12-year lunar cycle. According to legend, the order of the animals in Chinese astrology was determined by their race across a river. Unknown to the ox, the mouse hitched a ride on its back, leaping to victory at the very last second. The tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig followed the quick-thinking mouse and the flabbergasted ox to dry land. 

In Chinese culture, each animal is believed to influence the personality of the people born under its ‘rule’. The Dragon is the fifth sign of the Chinese Zodiac. The Dragon is a symbol of power and wealth and is believed to bring good fortune and prosperity. People born in the year of the dragon have a natural charisma, ambition and determination. They are natural organizers, known for their positive attitude and vibrant personalities.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1oz or 31.1g of 9999 Fine Gold
  • Australian Legal Tender with government backed purity guarantee and face value of #specs_Denomination#
  • Protective plastic capsule and presentation packaging.

The coin depicts a dragon with four legs holding a pearl of wisdom. The Chinese character for 'Dragon' and the inscription 'Year of the Dragon' also appear in the design, along with the Perth Mint's traditional 'P' mintmark.

The obverse shows the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2012 year-date, the weight and the monetary denomination.

Gold Coast Bullion would love to hear from you. Our customer service team is available by +61753158008 or [email protected].

Products specifications

Product ID276
MetalGold
Purity9999
Weight1oz
GradeBrilliant Uncirculated
MintPerth Mint
TypeCoin
VariantDragon
SeriesLunar Series
ConditionNew Direct from Mint
OriginAustralian
MonarchElizabeth II
Year2012
ThemeFauna
PackagingNo
Superfund ApprovedNo

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