Is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Dragon is associated with the Earthly Branch symbol?It has been proposed by one academic researcher that the Earthly Branch character may have been associated with scorpions; it may have symbolized the star Antares. In the Buddhist calendar used in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Sri Lanka, the Dragon is replaced by the Naga. In the Gurung zodiac, the Dragon is replaced by the eagle. Great gift and fantastic collector's item for a Lunar coin collector. We are professional coin dealer and sell world coins over 20 years. Take a look at my other lots maybe you will find something that interests you. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins". The seller is "ukr-coins" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.