The Four Auspicious Beast of the Chinese constellations is viewed as the guardians of the four cardinal directions. They are the Azure Dragon of the East, Vermillion Bird of the South, the White Tiger of the West, and the Black Turtle of the North. Each beast is given its own individual traits, spiritual and religious beliefs and represents one of the Chinese five elements. Starting the series is Azure Dragon/Qing Long. The Azure Dragon of the East and Spring season, are considered by the Chinese as the noblest of animals, bringers of wealth and good fortune.
The 2 oz fine-silver coin is struck in a new minting technique that combines 11.5 oz of copper in between two layers of fine-silver resulting in super ultra-high relief while being topped off with silver antique finishing. The technique allows the coin to have an incredible weight and feel in the hand together with its 80mm diameter size. The collectible highlights the Azure Dragon as the focal point on the reverse with its supporting elements such as the woods. Title of the character and series is gilded in Gold. While the obverse features the ancient Chinese constellation graph surrounding an octagon shaped yin-yang as the backdrop for the legal tender.
The collectible coin will come together with the Certificate of Authenticity which its serial number will continue to run from the previous series, along with a themed box specially designed for by Order of the Spectres.
The collectible coin comes together with a specially designed certificate of authenticity where its serial number will continue to run from the previous series. The collectible coin and certificate are enclosed in a carefully thought-out thematic packaging box, designed and filled with details (not shown in mock-up) that will surely enhance the buying and unboxing experience for all collectors. All by Order of the Spectres.
Metal: 999 Ag, 999 Cu
Weight: 2 oz Ag 11.5 oz Cu
Size: 80 mm (Diameter)
Finish: Antique with Ultra High Relief
Face Value: 5 Dollars
Year of Issue: 2020
Mintages: 500pcs Worldwides