2009 Chinese Mythological Character Wealth Silver Coin
Vivid characters hold centre stage in Chinese mythology, a vast anthology of ancient legends, folklore and traditional beliefs. Some of the most popular characters are revered as embodiments of fortune, success, longevity and wealth. Displayed in many homes and businesses, these ‘lucky’ figures exercise a powerful influence in many people’s lives.
This rectangular coin portrays a Chinese mythological character symbolising wealth. The colourfully illustrated figure on the reverse is accompanied by its name in Chinese script inside the representation of an ‘auspicious’ cloud. The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in specimen quality.
The coin, which is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse. The coin is housed in a colourfully illustrated presentation card and sleeve.
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