Coin "Year of the Dragon"

Год Дракона

Name Year of the Dragon
Presented by MDM Muenzhandelsgesellschaft (Germany)
Nominal value 10 dollars (Fiji Islands)
Metal Silver 999°
Thickness 1,5
Mintage 8888
Production quality Proof, selective gold plating, insert: a genuine pearl
Description of obverse and reverse Obverse: The portrait of the country’s head of state, Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the Fiji Islands and the year date. Reverse: Two dragons (one of the twelve Lunar Year signs) and a genuine pearl in the center of the design and the face value of the coin.
A brief annotation The dragon is considered to be a very strong Chinese Lunar Year symbol. Historically, it always represented the Chinese emperor and therefore stands for power and protection. Today, it is the ultimate auspicious symbol signifying success and happiness. May the celestial Dragon bring great good luck to everyone!
Designer Michael Schulze
Producer B.H. Mayer’s Kunstpraegeanstalt (Germany)

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