23rd Jan2012

Happy New Year!


At the stroke of midnight, welcomed by more than 1.3 billion people, the Lunar Year of the Dragon finally arrived! Greeted with a magnitude of celebrations across the globe – this popular mythical and free spirited creature will bring with it optimism and hope for a prosperous 2012.

The most powerful of the twelve zodiac signs, the dragon encapsulates excitement, success, innovation and happiness – living life by their own rules, risks and challenges.

As we say goodbye to the Rabbit, January 23 2012, we welcome a year of good fortune, luck and wealth. May 2012 deliver you an exceptional Year of the Dragon!

09th Sep2011

Going, Going, Gone – 2012 Year of the Dragon


Undoubtedly the hottest numismatic lunar release of all time, the demand for all 2012 Year of the Dragon coins has sent shock waves throughout the industry. With an unprecedented global demand for gold, silver and three- coin Proof sets alike – Collectors and investors alike are frantically searching to secure the last available issues of this popular mythological creature.

Perth Mint Dragon Silver Proof Trio

A divine essence of the Chinese culture, the Year of the Dragon has left believers captivated for centuries. Unmarked by societal affluence, the Year of the Dragon has maintained the strength of its original roots – providing an insight into its remarkable global popularity.

Perth Mint Dragon Silver Proof Trio

With both Gold and Silver Trio Perth Mint Proof sets maximising the online allocation in a matter of hours at Downies – Australia’s leading distributor of world coins, banknotes and collectables, and single Gold and Silver Perth Mint Proof coins only lasting a sheer 24 hours online – the level of demand speaks for itself! Whilst Downies online allocations for the current Perth Mint Year of the Dragon releases have been exhausted – there is still hope to secure what they have left! Simply contact Downies, Toll free on 1300 788 358 – but you must be quick!

Stay tuned to www.yearofthedragon.net.au for more 2012 Year of the Dragon coins soon to be released!

08th Aug2011

Year Of The Dragon 2012 Releases!


Just a quick post to notify you all that we have received confirmation that Mid-August will see the first round of Year Of The Dragon 2012 coin releases!

At this stage we can’t reveal much else, but rest-assured, we’ll have information the minute it comes to hand!

Ensure that you like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up to our Mailing list for up to the minute release details.

Our site will be your one-stop resource for everything Year Of The Dragon coin related – concentrating on Australian minted releases from Perth Mint, along with world releases from across the globe – gold, silver, platinum, bronze – you name it, we’ll cover it!

27th Jun2011

Coming Soon!


YearOfTheDragon.net.au plans to launch soon!

To keep up to date with the launch of the site, you can bookmark this page, add us to your RSS feeds or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

This site will be used to post information about all of the upcoming Year Of The Dragon coin releases. We’ll be starting things off with a series of retrospective posts on some of the highlights from the 2000 round of releases.