2012 1/10th oz Lunar Dragon Gold Coin

Perfect gift for those born in Year of Dragon
$363.82
Add to cart

Product Details

Brisbane Bullion presents the 1/10th oz Lunar Dragon Gold Coin (2012) from the Australian Lunar Series II by the Perth Mint. 

At a convenient fractional and affordable size, this coin makes an ideal gift or excellent start to an investment in gold, as it is popular with both investors and collectors.

This is the 5th coin in a set of 12.  The Perth Mint’s Lunar Series II from the Perth Mint began with the Year of the Mouse (2008), with one coin being released each year.  Still to be released to complete this series are the Lunar Coins celebrating The Year of the Dog (16 February 2018 to 4 February 2019) and The Year of the Pig (5 February 2019 to 24 January 2020).

Reputedly the oldest chronological record in history, the ancient Chinese Lunar Calendar dates back beyond 2,600 BC. Based on the appearance of the new moon, it associates a different animal with each year in the 12-year lunar cycle.

Traditionally, the first year of the lunar cycle is ‘ruled’ by the mouse. According to legend, the order of the animals in Chinese astrology was determined by their race across a river. Unknown to the ox, the mouse hitched a ride on its back, leaping to victory at the very last second. The tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig followed the quick-thinking mouse and the flabbergasted ox to dry land.

In Chinese culture, each animal is believed to influence the personality of the people born under its ‘rule’.  The Dragon is the fifth sign of the Chinese Zodiac.  The Dragon is a symbol of power and wealth and is believed to bring good fortune and prosperity.  People born in the year of the dragon have a natural charisma, ambition and determination.  They are natural organizers, known for their positive attitude and vibrant personalities.

This coin would make an ideal gift for parents who had a child born during the period 23 January 2012 to 9 February 2013. 

Buy the 1/10th oz Lunar Dragon Gold Coin today from your local gold and silver bullion dealer – Brisbane Bullion!

Products specifications

Metal Gold
Purity 9999
Weight 1/10th oz
Grade Brilliant Uncirculated
Mint Perth Mint
Type Coin
Variant Dragon
Series Lunar Series
Condition New Direct from Mint
Origin Australian
Monarch Elizabeth II
Year 2012
Theme Fauna
Packaging No
Customers who bought this item also bought
Picture of 2020 1oz Kookaburra Silver Coin 30th Anniversary

2020 1oz Kookaburra Silver Coin 30th Anniversary

30th Anniversary Special Edition Kookaburra.1990 - 2020

2021-australia-1-oz-silver-beneath-the-southern-sky-bu_231789_slab-min

1oz RAM Beneath the Southern Skies Silver Coin

stunning Silver coin from the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra

Picture of 2011 1oz Koala Silver Coin

2011 1oz Koala Silver Coin

Rare mother and baby koala design.

Picture of 10g Perth Mint Gold Minted Bar

10g Perth Mint Gold Minted Bar

Perfect gold investment starter from Perth Mint

Picture of 1kg Queensland Mint Kangaroo Silver Cast Bar

1kg Queensland Mint Kangaroo Silver Cast Bar

Hand crafted by Queenslanders, not machines

Picture of 2010 1oz Lunar Tiger Silver Coin

2010 1oz Lunar Tiger Silver Coin

Tiger - courageous, competitive, powerful.

10oz-qmint-silver-cast-bar-min-png-min

10oz Queensland Mint Kangaroo Silver Cast Bar

Polished finish with iconic Kangaroo Logo

Picture of 1oz OPM Gold Minted Bar

1oz OPM Gold Minted Bar

Great value Gold Minted Bar with Serial Number

Picture of 1oz Perth Mint Gold Cast Bar

1oz Perth Mint Gold Cast Bar

Classic Investment Gold Bar

Picture of 2012 1kg Lunar Dragon Silver Coin

2012 1kg Lunar Dragon Silver Coin

Impressive size. Highly collectible Lunar Dragon coin.

Vault storage

Safely and cost effectively store your gold and silver in our high security Brisbane Vault. Learn more

Local pick up

Click and collect orders from our Brisbane office by appointment with photographic ID. Learn more

Secure shipping

Save time and parking fees. Insured door to door with real time track and trace. Learn more