Australian Opal Lunar Series 2024 Year of the Dragon 1oz Silver Proof Coin

With its creative use of opal in the shape of a dragon, this 1oz silver proof coin is a superb memento for those celebrating the 2024 Lunar New Year and everyone born under the influence of the fifth animal of the ancient lunar calendar.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • Year of the Dragon design
  • Authentic Australian opal insert
  • Features the Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Obverse
  • Australian legal tender
Mintage 6,000
SKU 24P80AAA

Story

Australian opal

Australia supplies the overwhelming majority of the world’s opal, a colourful mineral-like material which is put to outstanding artistic use in this exceptionally popular series. With previous Opal Lunar coins sold out, this Year of the Dragon addition is sure to be another keenly sought after collectable.

Dragon design

The coin incorporates authentic Australian opal in its stunning dragon-shaped centrepiece. Including the Chinese character for ‘dragon’ and a ‘P125’ mintmark signifying The Perth Mint’s 125th anniversary, the coin’s outer ring features intricate patterning with stylised depictions of hyacinths, said to be lucky flowers for those born in the Year of the Dragon.

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Memorial Obverse

This coin portrays the official Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Obverse, featuring the Jody Clark effigy supplemented with the dates of Her Majesty’s reign – ‘1952 – 2022’.

Presentation packaging

Accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity, the coin is housed in a classic display case with a clear lid that comes in an illustrated shipper.

Variations

All variations available

Specifications

Specifications

Year 2024
Metal Silver
Silver Content (Troy oz) 1.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.107
Maximum Diameter (mm) 36.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.95
Maximum Mintage 6,000
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australia
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Jennifer McKenna

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