Usher In The Water Dragon with Singapore Mint Lunar Dragon Collection

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2 January 2012, Singapore – Collectors of the Singapore Mint’s Festive Lunar Collection can expect a range of Singapore 2012 Lunar Dragon Commemorative Coins.   This is the eighth coin in the third series of the Lunar Almanac Coin Issue that started in 2005.  The Lunar Dragon Commemorative Coins are launched yesterday.

The Lunar Dragon is commonly associated with strength and good luck.  Retaining the traditional roots with the integration of ancient Chinese Seal characters, you can find the words “Heavenly Stems and Earthly Branches” prominently included on the coins.

One-Kilogram 999 Fine Silver Proof-like coin

The inaugural one-kilogram coin that measures up to 100 millimetres is Singapore’s heaviest and largest coin ever produced.  Only 1,000 limited pieces have been minted.

The Singapore Mint 2012 Festive Lunar Dragon Collection - One-Kilogram 999 Fine Silver Proof-Like Coin

One-Kilogram 999 Fine Silver Proof-Like Coin

 

 5oz 999 Fine Silver Proof Coin

With a diameter of 65 millimetres, this coin has a limited mintage of 250 pieces and is constantly sold out due to its popularity. Retails at S$768

The Singapore Mint 2012 Festive Lunar Dragon Collection - 5oz 999 Fine Silver Proof Coin

5oz 999 Fine Silver Proof Coin

5oz 999.9 Fine Gold Proof Coin

The gold version has a diameter of 60 millimetres and an exclusive mintage of just 200 pieces. Retails at S$15,238

The Singapore Mint 2012 Festive Lunar Dragon Collection - 5oz 999.9 Fine Gold Proof Coin

5oz 999.9 Fine Gold Proof Coin

2oz 999 Fine Silver Piedfort Proof Colour Coin

Twice the thickness of an average coin, the peony, a symbol of prosperity is embedded in the heart of the Lunar Dragon bringing blessings and festive cheer to both the giver and bearer of the coin.  Retails  at S$228

The Singapore Mint 2012 Festive Lunar Dragon Collection - 2oz 999 Fine Silver Piedfort Proof Colour Coin

2oz 999 Fine Silver Piedfort Proof Colour Coin

 

Other Wealth and Luck Figurines for the Year of The Dragon

The Golden Sail is an elegant 24 k gold-plated ship depicting a smooth-sailing year ahead while the Fortune of Dragon is designed to form the number “8” to represent prosperity and luck.

The Singapore Mint 2012 Lunar Collectibles - Fortune of Dragon

Fortune of Dragon

 

View the Dragon Lunar 2012 catalog.  Check out www.singaporemint.com or visit The Singapore Mint Retail Shops to order.

The Singapore Mint Retail Shops are located at:

  • Headquarters – 20 Teban Gardens Crescent. Tel 68950288.  Mon to Fri – 830am to 430pm
  • Orchard Central – #02-01, 181 Orchard Central, Tel 62389890.  Mon to Sun – 11am to 930pm
  • Singapore Coins and Notes Museum – 40 Pagoda Street, Tel 62222486. Mon to Sun – 10am to 8pm

 

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