In the Chinese Lunar Calendar, 2024 is the Year of the Dragon. The dragon is known for its strength, beauty, and noble nature. These traits are flawlessly portrayed in the Perth Mint’s 2024 Year of the Dragon coin. Not only is the dragon the only mythical creature in the Chinese zodiac, it is also one of the most popular.
Specimen Quality 99.99% Pure Silver
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 99.99% pure silver in specimen quality.
Lunar Dragon design
The coin’s reverse portrays a Chinese mythical dragon with stylised waves and fog – allusions to its control of the elements. Included in the design is the Chinese character for ‘dragon’, the inscription ‘DRAGON 2024’, and a ‘P125’ mintmark signifying The Perth Mint’s 125th anniversary.
Australian Legal Tender
The coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.