Silver Lunar Coins are not a new concept for the Perth Mint of Australia. The minting facility began producing the Lunar Series I in 1999 with Lunar Series II coins making their debut in 2008. Since their inaugural release, they have proven to be extremely popular with collectors who seek them out for their 99.9% fine silver compositions and unique designs.The latest 2012 design first appeared on Perth Mint releases back in October when the 2012 Year of the Dragon Gold and Silver Bullion Coins. These bullion coins were struck in seven different sizes ranging from 1/20 ounce all the way to 10 kilo. The design depicts the dragon along with a representation of a pearl of wisdom. Underneath the creature, an inscription of "Year of the Dragon" is found while to the right of the design the Perth Mints historic P mintmark is seen. Also shown in the image is the Chinese character for dragon. 2012 Year of the Dragon Silver Coin Set.
Nine of the coins of the set feature the dragon colorized to different hues including red, blue, brown, purple, silver, white, yellow, black and gold. The tenth coin offers the traditional bullion finish without any coloring added. Ian Rank-Broadleys effigy of Queen Elizabeth II graces the obverse of each coin with each struck as legal tender of Australia under the Australian Currency Act of 1965. Obverse inscriptions include "ELIZABETH II, " "AUSTRALIA, " "2012, " "1 DOLLAR" and 1 oz 999 SILVER.All ten of the coins, aside from their different colors, are struck to the same specifications. These specifications are offered in the table below.
2012 Year of the Dragon Silver Coin Specifications. The complete 2012 Year of the Dragon Silver Coin Set comes with a presentation case inside a custom-designed shipper. A numbered certificate of authenticity is also included which indicates the limited maximum mintage of just 2,500 sets. The item "2012 Year of the Dragon Silver Coin Set Features 10 Coins" is in sale since Wednesday, July 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins".
The seller is "kesm-9078" and is located in Fort Worth, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.