2012 Australian Lunar II DRAGON. Mintage: Only 1,895 coins! The second release of the Lunar Series II, the 2012 Colourized Silver Lunar Year of the Dragon, features a traditional chinese dragon.
The colourized Dragon has a ruby inset in one of its eyes. The reverse side shows Queen Elizabeth II. This Silver coin is extremely large; it contains a full kilogram of pure Silver and measures a full 4 inches in diameter and over a half-inch thick. The Perth Mint of Australia employs its own proprietary colourization technology, in which the colour is actually sealed onto the coin.The vibrant hues and precise execution of the technology create a stunning, full-color portrait on each coin. The coin comes with a Display Box and the Certificate of Authenticity: (see pictures).