According to ancient Chinese mythology, the dragon is symbolic of good fortune. In Chinese culture the dragon is said to have nine sons, each of whom was endowed with a unique supernatural power. These appear in many aspects of architecture as well as forming part of daily life.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck from 5oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Spectacular Coloured Design
The coin’s reverse portrays the mythical dragon with his nine sons in colour, with the inscription DRAGON & HIS NINE SONS. Read more about the the design and its significance in Chinese mythology on our blog.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the 2015 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on the coin’s obverse.
No more than 1,000 of the Dragon and His Nine Sons 2015 5oz Silver Proof Coloured Coin will be released.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
The coin is housed in a black leatherette display case within an illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.