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Pure Gold Coin – Lucky Flower Dragon – Mintage: 5,888 (2020)

Pure Gold Coin – Lucky Flower Dragon – Mintage: 5,888 (2020)

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$138.88 CAD
Mintage: 5,888
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Ships Jul-29-2020
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Celebrate the New Year with a gold lucky dragon coin! Order today!

In the Chinese folktale “The Flower Dragon,” the Golden Dragon’s heart warms to a poor girl’s gift of flowers, as his own no longer grow due to his fiery breath. Soothed by her kindness, he rewards her with fortune and wealth and punishes the greedy.

Celebrate the New Year with a gold lucky dragon coin! Order today!

May the Dragon’s good fortune blossom for you in the New Year! Order your gold coin today!

Special features:
  • A DISTINCTIVE RED OUTER WRAP FOR GOOD LUCK! China has a long-standing tradition of gifting money in red envelopes for the New Year. It usually comes as brand new banknotes. The Lucky Flower Dragon offers an affordable pure gold coin with a distinctive red outer wrap for good luck!
  • A SPECIAL THEME! Dragons are among the most popular icons in Chinese cultural mythology. Their significance has spread throughout the world, touching millions of people across cultures.
  • A GREAT GIFT! In Chinese folklore, dragons herald good fortune. What better way to celebrate the New Year by wishing the best to your loved ones with a lucky dragon coin?
  • AFFORDABLE GOLD! Fall in love with the story of the angry dragon tamed by the kindness of a young girl, captured on this affordable lucky 99.99% gold coin.
  • INCLUDES SERIALIZED CERTIFICATE! The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins.
  • WORLDWIDE MINTAGE! Your coin has a limited worldwide mintage of 5,888.
  • 99.99% GOLD COIN! Your coin has no GST/HST.

Design:

The Lucky Flower Dragon coin presents a reverse design by Canadian designer Jai Paek featuring the expression of a traditional Chinese Dragon swirling its long scaly frame. The dragon's fearsome appearance makes him no less honourable as he shall ring good luck to one with a kind mind. Two flowers blossom within its curving shape to represent the Chinese New Year. The obverse design by Susanna Blunt depicts the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Celebrate the New Year with a gold lucky dragon coin! Order today!

Did you know…
  • The artist’s first with the Mint. Jai Paek, designer of the Lucky Flower Dragon coin, debuts with the Royal Canadian Mint. The Mint is thrilled to share his picturesque art with collectors and coin lovers.
  • Dragons—great winged beasts that have conquered the skies, the mountains, the lands and the vivid imaginations of folks across the world. Fierce by nature, the dragon symbolizes wisdom, knowledge, strength and power.
  • These creatures may have played the role of mighty antagonists in European folklore. However, in Chinese mythology, they usher good luck to the righteous. As such, they often represent a mighty, yet honourable and virtuous Emperor.

Packaging:

Your beautiful coin is presented in a red outer beauty box, evoking the Chinese New Year custom of gifting “lucky money” in a red envelope.

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Specifications

  • No.176254
  • Mintage5,888
  • Composition99.99% pure gold
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 1.27
  • Diameter (mm) 13.92
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value8 dollars
  • ArtistJai Paek (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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