Lunar Series I coins are highly sought after for their low mintages and strikingly detailed designs – a hallmark of this series. The Dragon is the second release of this series and represents the fifth symbol and the only mythical creature in the twelve year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. People born under the influence of the dragon are said to be enterprising , intellectual, and able leaders.
This 40.6mm diameter 2000 Year of the Dragon coin is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver. The exquisitely crafted piece has a reported mintage of 118,697.
The reverse of this coin depicts the snake-like figure of a beautifully scaled dragon reaching for the pearl of wisdom.