The Rectangular Silver and Gold Dragon Coins from the Perth Mint are distinctive bullion offerings unlike any other you’ll find when buying gold. These coins have a face value and purity backed by the government of Australia and, when introduced in 2018, were the only rectangular bullion coins in the market. Today, 2019 1 oz Gold Australian Rectangular Dragon Coins are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Available to ship to you inside of protective packaging!
- Second year of availability for the Rectangular Gold Dragon!
- Mintage limited to 20,000 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold in BU condition.
- The face value of $100 (AUD) is fully backed by the government of Australia.
- Queen Elizabeth II’s new effigy appears on the obverse.
- The dragon pursues a flaming pearl on the reverse.
- “P” mint marks from the Perth Mint.
All of the Gold Australian Rectangular Dragon Coins available here today represent the second issue of the rectangular bullion coins. The coins issued in 2019 are among the many 2019 dated bullion issues from the Perth Mint adopting the latest effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Created in 2015 by Jody Clark for the Royal Mint of England, this is the sixth design of the Queen to feature on Australian coinage during her reign.
These 2019 1 oz Gold Australian Rectangular Dragon Coins are available to you inside of protective packaging and come in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The dragon is the official symbol of the People’s Republic of China. For thousands of years, Chinese emperors adopted the dragon in their seal and symbol as a sign of military strength and personal power.
On the reverse of 2019 Gold Australian Rectangular Dragon Coins is the stylized image of a dragon. The dragon slithers along the reverse field in pursuit of a flaming pearl. The pearl is a symbol of wisdom and dragons are often depicted chasing it as a sign of desire to gain greater knowledge and wisdom.
The obverse of 2019 1 oz Gold Australian Rectangular Dragon Coins features the new effigy of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen has featured on Australian coins since her ascension to the throne in 1952. This is the sixth design of the Queen in right-profile portrait, but is notable as the first portrait since the 1960s to feature the Queen’s neckline and shoulders in the effigy.
Perth Mint is located in the state of Western Australia and is owned by the local government. The mint is the oldest operating mint in Australia, having opened in 1899.
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