Australia 2012 1/2$ Year of the Dragon UNC Silver Coin

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  • Sold Date: Sep 29, 2013
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2208 W Chicago AveChicago, IL 60622 United States Shipping Information Payment Information About Us Australia 2012 1/2$ Year of the Dragon UNC Silver Coin Description

Dragon is a symbol of great achievements, so often it can be seen in the logos of companies that appreciate the values of the East. Celebrating the Year of the Dragon the Australian Perth Mint also pays tribute to this majestic lunar dragon from the Chinese zodiac.

The obverse of the dragon coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It also denotes the name of the Queen, the year of issue, name of issuing country and face value of the silver coin.

The reverse design shows a relief of a traditional lunar Chinese dragon - an elongated, scaled, serpentine beast with four legs, with magical ‘pearl of wisdom’ which is able to grant any wish. In most of Asian countries dragon is constructive and human friendly symbol. This creature guards the treasures and serves as a symbol of fertility. The dragon symbolizes strength and generosity, endurance and courage, happiness and prosperity, creativity and luck. It carries the spirit of rebirth and change, embodying the productive forces of nature. Primarily appealing to the silver coin collectors this fabulous coin as well may serve as a perfect gift for people who was born in the
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