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Lunar Year of the Dragon 2024 United Kingdom £5 Brilliant Uncirculated Coin

Brand: The Royal Mint
Unit: tk
25,00 €
Qty.: - +
Denomination: 5£
Alloy: Cupro-nickel
Weight: 28.28 g
Diameter: 38,6 mm
Quality Brilliant Uncirculated
Year: 2024

A beautiful celebration of the most significant symbol in Chinese culture
The first Lunar coin to feature the official coinage portrait of His Majesty The King

In 2024, Chinese New Year, The Year of the Dragon starts on 10 February. A joyful time that is marked by communities all over the world, friends and family will gather to enjoy traditional food, watch firework displays and gift children money in red envelopes. Each year is characterised by one of 12 zodiac animals, and 2024 sees the dragon in the ascendancy. Wise and powerful, the dragon is China’s most important cultural symbol and has come to represent confidence, courage and adventurousness. People born under its zodiac sign are said to possess these traits
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Silver: 99,9 %
Weight: 22,2 g
Face value: 10 €
Mintage 3 000

Surrounded by a circle of traditional Chinese motives, a dragon is featured in the center of the coin. It goes through the coin using the door displayed on the reverse. The mythical creature is featured with the traditional look of the dragon in Chinese iconography. The ideogram of the dragon appears on the right side. The yeardate 2024 and the inscription "Year of the Dragon" appear at the top, in the outer circle. The reverse shows all the animals of the Chinese zodiac. They are all featured on a screen surrounding a traditional Chinese temple door. A complete cycle of the Chinese zodiac will be composed from 2018 to 2029.
110,00 €
Country Burundi
Year 2023
Face Value: 2000 Kip
Silver: 99,9%
Weight: 62.2 g
Diameter: 55 mm
Quality: Proof
Mintage: 1.888 pcs

295,00 €
Country: Mongolia
Year: 2024
Face Value: 1000 Togrog
Gold: 99.99%
Weigh: 0.5 g
Size: 11 mm
Quality: Proof
Mintage: 5000

In Chinese mythology, dragons are majestic beasts that dwell in rivers, lakes, oceans and roam the skies. Originally a rain deity, the Chinese dragon is associated with heavenly beneficence and fertility.
120,00 €
Denomination: 0,25 €
Alloy: Cupro-nickel
Weight: 15,8 g
Diameter: 34 mm
Quality Brilliant Uncirculated
Year: 2024

Surrounded by plum blossom, a popular symbol in Chinese history, art, and lanterns, the dragon’s depiction appeals to children. The inscription 'Year of the dragon’ and the yeardate appear at the center of the coin. The ideogram of the dragon appears below. On the reverse side, all the animals of the Chinese zodiac are drawn in a cartoon-like way around the Ying and Yang symbol. A complete cycle of the Chinese zodiac will be composed from 2018 to 2029
9,90 €
Country: Vanuatu
Year: 2024
Face Value: 20 Vatu
Silver: 99.9%
Weight: 31.1 g
Diameter: 40 mm
Quality: Proof
Mintage: 4888 pcs

The 1 oz coin features a powerful dragon and a glossy red Freshwater Pearl!
139,00 €
Face value: 250 Francs
Weight: 5 oz
Silver: 99,9%
Diameter: 50 x 70 mm
Antique finish
Mintage: 488 coins

Special edition to celebrate the Year of The Dragon 2024

A newly hatched dragon impresses with highly detailed relief and comes to life with its outstanding finish.
Coveted piece of art made from 5 oz of .999 pure Silver, the Chinese Dragon Egg makes an exquisite gift for new beginnings and special occasions.

Only 488 pcs worldwide – secure this rare collectible item and celebrate one of the most iconic creatures of the Lunar calendar.
399,00 €
Denomination: 5£
Alloy: Cupro-nickel
Weight: 28.28 g
Diameter: 38,6 mm
Quality Brilliant Uncirculated
Year: 2021

Celebrate Chinese New Year with this commemorative £5 coin
Year-dated 2021 commemorating the Lunar Year of the Ox
Presented with a traditional red envelope perfect for gifting
Includes striking packaging that artfully reflects the lunar calendar and Chinese culture
Features an incredibly detailed design by experienced artist, illustrator and sculptor Harry Brockway
25,00 €
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Weight: 15,80 g
Diameter: 34 mm
Mintage: 10 000

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Denomination: 0,25 €
Alloy: Cupro-nickel
Weight: 15,8 g
Diameter: 34 mm
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Year: 2023

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Weight 52,2 g
Silver: 699
Diameter 40 x 50 mm
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Year Date: 2024
Mintage: 699

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