Lunar Year of the Dragon 2024 $5 Domed Fine Silver Proof Coin

Royal Australian Mint
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The Coin Company is proud to present Lunar Year of the Dragon 2024 $5 Domed Fine Silver Proof Coin by The Royal Australian Mint.

Lunar New Year is celebrated throughout the world, with coins considered traditional gifts. Featuring the noble and confident Dragon on the reverse and the Lunar calendar wheel on the obverse, this coin is an auspicious gift or collectible. The Dragon is the fifth of the twelve signs in the Chinese Zodiac. According to legend twelve animals participated in a race across a river to allow the Jade Emperor to establish the order of the signs of the Chinese horoscope. Everyone thought that the Dragon would come first as it could fly, but it stopped to help some villages along the way. It also felt sorry for the Rabbit and decided to help it ashore first, allowing the Rabbit to take fourth place.

The reverse of this 2024 $5 Fine Silver Proof Domed Coin features the mythical Dragon surrounded by auspicious clouds. The obverse bears the Lunar calendar wheel, rotated so that the Dragon is show at the top, along with the 2024 Memorial Obverse features the effigy of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sculpted by Jody Clark, and her reign dates.

Lunar Year of the Dragon 2024 $5 Doomed Fine Silver Proof Coin has a limited mintage of 7,500.  

Product Availability - Late May/Early June!