Melbourne ANDA Coin Show Special - Australian Lunar Series II - 2012 Year of the Dragon 1oz Silver Coloured Edition

Struck from 1oz of pure silver, the Australian Lunar Series II - 2012 Year of the Dragon 1oz  silver coloured coin was prepared to celebrate 2012 ANDA’s Money Expo event in Melbourne.

Key features:

  • Specimen quality 99.99% pure silver coloured coin
  • Australian legal tender
  • Melbourne ANDA coin show packaging
Mintage 5,000


Melbourne ANDA coin show

The 2012 Melbourne ANDA coin show special features the spectacular year of the dragon 1oz silver coloured Coin.

Embracing this year's fantastic design from the Australian lunar silver coin series II, this coin celebrates the dragon, the fifth of the twelve animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. The coin is pad printed in yellow, one of the nine auspicious colours featured on the nine dragon wall in China.

In Chinese culture, people born in the year of the dragon - 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000 and 2012 - are regarded as confident, enterprising, independent, self-assured, brave and passionate.

Struck from 99.9% pure silver the coins are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.

2012 year of the dragon design

The coin's reverse depicts a yellow dragon with purple detailing and a representation of a 'pearl of wisdom'.  The Chinese character for 'dragon' and the inscription 'Year of the Dragon' also appear in the design The Perth mint's traditional 'P' mintmark.

The The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2012 year-date are shown on each coin’s obverse.

04 2012 ANDA ShowSpecial Brisbane Dragon Silver 1oz Yellow I

Stylish presentation and numbered certificate 

The coin is housed in a presentation case and wonderfully illustrated shipper featuring the ANDA logo and dates of the show, accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.



Year 2012
Metal Silver
Silver Content (Troy oz) 1.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.90
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 45.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.60
Maximum Mintage 5,000
Finish Coloured
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

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