Commemorative Coin Set for 2012, the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Dragon
Name Commemorative Coin Set for 2012, the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Dragon Subject This coin set consists of one silver coin and two proof coins. Obverse The Year 2012, or the Chinese lunar year "Ren Chen", coincides with the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Dragon. Dragons can soar into the air and dive under the sea with equal ease. Since ancient times, the Chinese people have regarded dragons as a symbol of unparalleled distinction and auspiciousness. Reverse The image features the Ershawan Gun Emplacement, which was built on a natural reef known as "Haimen Tiansian", located on the eastern side of Keelung Harbor.
The gun emplacement was reconstructed in 1886 by General Liu Ming-chuan, the first Taiwan Provincial Governor during the Ching Dynasty. It was classified by the government of the Republic of ChinaTaiwanas a national historical site. Issuer: The Central Bank of China (Taiwan) Mint: Central Mint.
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- Year: 2011
- Grade: Proof
- Composition: Silver
- Country of Manufacture: Taiwan, Province of China