Condition: Brillant Uncirculated
Denomination: $1 AUD
Manufacturer: Perth Mint
Metal Content: 1 troy oz
Purity: 9999 Fine Silver
Revered as the embodiment of the Chinese emperor and embraced as a personal talisman, the Chinese dragons have several animal-like shapes such as turtles, and Fish, with the most common depiction of the mythical creatures resembling a snake with four legs.
Unlike Western Culture, where dragons are depicted as flying fire-breathing destructive creatures, dragons in China are traditionally considered as a symbol of power, strength and good luck. They symbolize auspicious powers and control over water, rainfall or floods.
The obverse features an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, by Jody Clark. It also shows the denomination, issue year, weight and fineness of the coin.
The new coin is struck in 1oz .9999 fine Silver. It has a limited mintage of 250,000 pieces.