2 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Figure Eight Dragon


Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2018
Value 2 Dollars
2.00 AUD = 1.57 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.9999)
Weight 62.213 g
Thickness 4.5 mm
Shape Other (Figure eight)
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 127801
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Commemorative issue

Figure Eight Dragon


Miniature 4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara set centrally

2oz 9999 Ag 2018 2 DOLLARS

Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.


Two dragons wrapped around one another and holding coins in their claws


Engraver: Thomas Vaughan




P Perth Mint, Australia


In Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as a divine mythical creature, a symbol of power, strength, wealth and good fortune.

The number eight is considered extremely lucky as the Chinese word for ‘eight’ means good fortune or money. The number 8 is also uniquely symmetric, and when laid on its side, resembles the mathematical symbol for infinity.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2018 P 8 888 UNC Antiqued

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