The Perth Mint will release no more than 25,000 of the Gold Dragon 2018 1oz Bullion Rectangular Coin

In Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as a divine mythical creature, a symbol of power, strength, wealth, and good fortune, and it is often portrayed alongside a luminous or flaming pearl. Dragons are also believed to be the rulers of water and weather.

Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.

Design:

The coin’s reverse depicts a stylised Chinese dragon chasing a flaming pearl, with wind, clouds and water in the background. The design also includes The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, 2018 year-date and the weight and fineness are depicted on the coin’s obverse.

Coin Specifications:

Country:  Australia
Year Of Issue:  2018
Denomination:  100 Dollars (AUD)
Mint Mark:  P
Mintage:  25,000
Alloy:  .9999 Gold
Weight:  Minimum 31.107 g
Dimensions:  41.6 mm x 24.6 mm
Thickness:  2.40 mm
Edge: Smooth
OBV Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
REV Designer Ing Ing Jong
Quality: Bullion

 

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