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Coin of the Week: 1988 12 oz Silver Dragon Proof Coin
« on: August 12, 2014, 09:47:43 AM »
A 1988 12 oz Silver Dragon Lunar proof coin is available for purchase right now in the coin store. This proof quality silver coin, with a certified fineness of 99.9%, has a denomination of 100 yuan and measures 80 mm in diameter. An award winning and intriguing coin, it boasts the title of “Best Silver Coin”, awarded at the 1990 E.J. Krause World Coin News Grand Prix.

The design on the obverse face is of the Great Wall, while the reverse face features an ornate carving of two dragons playing with a ball. Struck at the Shanghai Mint, the design was copied from the Nine Dragon Wall in the Imperial City, Beijing. The engraver at the mint was a certain Zeng Chenghu, who used the design from...

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