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It doesn't take much to be convinced the dragon is the supreme animal that is a part of the Chinese Zodiac calendar. Being only a creature of myth, many are intrigued by the traits of a dragon. If you know someone born under the year of the dragon, then you probably have gotten a taste of the temperament of a dragon. Folklore speaks of the dragon as an insurmountable beast, that enslaves whoever dares to challenge it with its breath of fire. Ancient Chinese emperors would prefer their names to be "dragon", since it represents authority and immortality. Owning a something that contains a dragon in the design encourages honor, dignity, and good fortune on the owner.
Like all Perth Mint products, this silver coin's design is impeccable. Your 10 ounce silver coin is mint-sealed for extra protection and preservation. It is considered brilliant uncirculated but also exhibits astonishing traits that are attributed to the proof-finished coins. The dragon, on the reverse, is looking at a pearl, which represents prosperity and by combining it with the dragon, the coin represents power and prosperity. The reverse also bears the coin's date of mintage, weight, and purity. Also, a beautifully embellished design is fixed around the dragon to enhance the silver coin.The obverse reveals the magnificent portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by famous sculptor, Ian Rank-Boradley. Broadley desired to celebrate the Queen's maturity in years, rather than hide it with a younger illustration. You will notice the Queen's fine lines and wrinkles that come with the aging process are in this portrait of her. The obverse also includes the coin's legal tender value. Many collectors and investors are after the dragon design for understandable purposes. Become one of the proud owners of this prestigious series and invest in the 10 ounce dragon!