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2012 Australian Lunar Dragon 1 oz Gold Coin NGC MS70 ER

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Offered on an annual basis, the gold coins of the Lunar Series collections at the Perth Mint come with a variety of different reverse designs. Each collection comes with 12 distinct reverse designs that align with the 12 animals of the Zodiac. Right now, you can buy certified-perfect 2012 Australian Lunar Dragon 1 oz Gold Coins online at Provident Metals.

Highlights:

  • Arrives with an NGC protective plastic slab!
  • 5th offering in the Lunar Series II collection!
  • Limited number of certified perfect gold coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
  • Bears a face value of $100 (AUD) fully backed by the Australian government.
  • Issued a Grade of Mint State by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
  • Early Release coins.
  • Obverse includes Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse features a Chinese Dragon and a flaming pearl.

With your purchase of the 2012 Australian Lunar Dragon 1 oz Gold Coin online from Provident Metals, you will receive a coin that is certified perfect by the NGC. Mint State 70 coins exhibit full, original mint luster and come with no detractions of any kind. The Early Release designation means the coins were received for grading within 30 days of the initial release date.

Obverse

In the obverse design of the 2012 Australian Lunar Dragon Gold Coin, the mint features a right-profile bust of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majestys portrait featured here was created in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley. Inscriptions on this side include ELIZABETH II, AUSTRALIA, 1 OZ 9999 GOLD, 2012, and 100 DOLLARS.

Reverse

For the reverse face of the 2012 Lunar Dragon 1 oz Gold Coin, Perth Mint showcases a Chinese Dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl. The pearl is symbolic of wisdom and is often used alongside the Chinese Dragon in artwork. Inscriptions on this side include the Chinese symbol for a dragon, the P mint mark of Perth Mint, and YEAR OF THE DRAGON.

History

The 2012 Australian Dragon release was the fifth of the Lunar Series II program. This particular iteration of Perth Mints ongoing lunar collections ran from 2008 to 2019, with the dragon aligned with its appearance that year on the Chinese Lunar Calendar.

Ordering

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Product Details

Year 2012
Condition MS70 ER
Grading Service NGC
Mint Mark P - Perth Mint
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Perth Mint
Thickness 2.8 mm
Diameter 32.1 mm
Condition Uncirculated
Denomination $100 AUD
Country Australia
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Lunar Series II
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging NGC Plastic Slab
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Packaging Dimensions 3.4 x 2.4 x 0.4
Provident ID 4001918