Tavex is excited to present the Perth Mint's 1oz silver bullion coin, featuring a Chinese dragon in a unique rectangular format. 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 1 oz of 99.99% pure silver and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint will release no more than 250,000 of the Dragon 1oz Silver Bullion Rectangular Coin this year.
With elements carefully chosen to convey the significance of Chinese lore and legend, the coins’ design visualises an Oriental dragon, a mythical creature revered for its benevolence. Its serpentine figure is chasing a flaming pearl, believed to have the mystical power to grant people their wishes. The Chinese Dragon rules over the elements of air and water. This legendary creature is without a doubt one of the most well-known aspects of Chinese culture abroad. The coin’s dragon emblem is believed to bring power, prosperity and good luck.
Each coin is struck with meticulous attention to detail for which The Perth Mint is internationally renowned. Adding to their exclusivity, rectangular Dragon bullion coins are subject to strict annual mintage restrictions with no more than 250,000 silver coins being released this year.
The Perth Mint is a world distinguished mint and precious metals refiner that is located in the City of Perth, in Western Australia. The Perth Mint was founded in 1896 by Britain’s Royal Mint in response to the newly discovered gold deposits in Western Australia. Perth Mint’s task was to refine gold ore from the mines and to strike sovereign gold coins from the refined bullion. Between 1899 and 1931 the Pert Mint produced a considerable amount of gold sovereigns which were distributed in Australia and throughout the British Empire to be used as circulating currency. British control over Perth Mint was relinquished in 1971 to the Government of Western Australia which then assumed ownership of the mint. Today, the Perth Mint is hailed for the exceptional quality of its world class investment bullion coins like the Kookaburra and Koala silver coins, and the Lunar Series. The Perth Mint has been a member of the London Gold Market (predecessor of the LBMA) since 1934. The swan design, which is the Mint’s official assay stamp registered with the LBMA, is recognised internationally and was inspired by the Mint’s location in Perth, where the main river, the Swan, runs through the city.
On the coin’s obverse there are the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, year-date and the weight and fineness depicted.
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 mintmark P.
The Dragon 2018 1oz Silver Bullion Rectangular Coin is presented without capsule in protective, convenient tubes of 20 coins. There are 10 tubes to a monster box.
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