The dragon and qilin are mythological creatures that have been embraced in Chinese culture for thousands of years.
The dragon is a serpentine-shaped beast with the scales of a fish, eagle-like talons and a horned head with demonic eyes. And the qilin is a gentle horse-shaped creature with a scaly body and dragon-like head.
This Perth Mint coin depicts the dragon and qilin together, in full colour, with stylized clouds in the background. The legendary creatures surround a bagua, a motif incorporating eight Taoist trigrams representing the yin and yang present in all things.
Struck from two ounces of 99.99% pure silver, no more than 888 of this wonderful coin will be minted.