Happy Chinese New Year 2024 Stamp and Coin Cover

Embodying the power and prestige of the mythical Chinese dragon, this Australia Post stamp and coin cover offers a great way to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Key features:

  • Coloured dragon and lantern design
  • Features the Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Obverse
  • Official Australia Post stamps
  • Year of the Dragon themed envelope
Issue Limit 8,888
SKU 24R85AAD

Story

Portent of good fortune

Millions will celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Dragon in February 2024. Especially popular in Chinese culture, the dragon represents a powerful portent of prosperity and good fortune.

Coloured dragon coin

The stamp and coin cover incorporates an Australian $1 coin depicting a Chinese dragon and lanterns in vivid colour. Also included in the coin design are the Chinese characters for ‘Happy New Year’ and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

Australia Post stamps

The official $1.20 and $3.60 Australia Post stamps feature a Chinese dragon etched in gold on a red background. A commemorative postmark in the form of a dragon’s head includes the words ‘First day of issue 29 January 2024 Christmas Island WA 6798’.

00 2024 LNY Chinese New Year PNC MU cover

Memorial Obverse

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

Illustrated envelope

The illustrated envelope features a red and gold dragon and the words ‘HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR 2024’ on an oriental pattern. Also included on the envelope is Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity.

Specifications

Specifications

Year 2024
Metal Base Metal
Monetary Denomination (TVD) 1.00
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 13.500
Maximum Diameter (mm) 30.70
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.40
Maximum Mintage Unlimited
Finish Uncirculated, Coloured
Legal Tender Tuvalu
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

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