The 1 oz Australian Gold Lunar Dragon 1 oz Series 1 is the key coin in the Lunar Series, for a number of reasons. One, the dragon is considered Chinas icon. How often have you read an article or heard a news commentator refer to China as the dragon?
Referring to China as The Dragon is as common as calling the United States Uncle Sam. Perhaps just as important is that Chinese people revere the dragon, even Chinese people born in other lunar calendar years.
Dragons grace Chinese clothing, collectibles of all types, and even artifacts. Additionally, the Australian Gold Lunar Dragon 1 oz Series 1 was the first year of the 2000 series of coins that will be minted for one thousand years. Some people mistakenly say that the year 2000 coins are the first of the 21st century, but actually year 2000 coins are the last coins of the 20th century. Regardless, being dated 2000 makes the Dragons unique coins. Australian Gold Lunar Dragon 1 oz Series 1 sell out.The Australian Gold Lunar Dragon 1 oz Series 1 were the first coins in the Lunar Series to reach the production cap of 30,000, which means that they are available only in the secondary market. Gold Dragons carry big premiums over the other one-ounce Lunar Series gold coins. One-ounce Gold Dragons may always carry bigger premiums than the other coins in the Lunar Series.
People born in the Year of the Dragon are healthy, energetic, excitable, short-tempered, and stubborn. Dragons are also honest, sensitive, brave, and they inspire confidence and trust. In addition to the year 2000, other Dragon years are 2012, 1988, 1976, 1964, 1952, 1940, 1928, 1916, and 1904. This coin offers the savvy collector an opportunity to acquire a perfectly graded low population 1oz Gold World Mint piece. The Australian Lunar Series is popular with collectors around the world.This key date piece is incredibly difficult to find with a worldwide population of just 130 according to NGC. The item "2000 1 oz Gold Lunar Year Of The Dragon NGC Graded MS 70" is in sale since Tuesday, November 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Australia\Gold". The seller is "ucanseme" and is located in Staten Island, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.