The stunning first release in the new Four Auspicious Beasts series features the Azure Dragon / Qing Long. The Azure Dragon of the East and Spring season, are considered by the Chinese as the noblest of animals, bringers of wealth and good fortune.
Struck from 2oz of 99.9% pure silver using a new minting technique called “Bi-Metal Plus” , that combines 11.5oz of copper in between two layers of silver, resulting in a 80mm super ultra high relief coin. Limited mintage of just 500 coins worldwide!
The Four Auspicious Beast of the Chinese constellations is viewed as the guardians of the four cardinal directions. They are the Azure Dragon of the East, Vermillion Bird of the South, the White Tiger of the West, and the Black Turtle of the North. Each beast is given its own individual traits, spiritual and religious beliefs and represents one of the Chinese five elements.
The coin comes together with a specially designed certificate of authenticity where its serial number will continue to run from the previous series. The collectible coin and certificate are enclosed in a carefully thought-out thematic packaging box, designed and filled with details.
|Country Of Issue||Niue|
|Metal Type||Silver, Copper|
|Weight (g)||62.2, 11.50|