2012 Niue 1/2 oz Silver $2 Pearl Dragon (w/Dragons Egg Case)

2012 Niue 1/2 oz Silver $2 Pearl Dragon (w/Dragons Egg Case)
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Product Details

Mintage of only 8,000 coins!
The reverse of this Silver coin depicts a colored traditional Chinese dragon holding a pearl. In Chinese mythology, the Dragon is often shown carrying a pearl to represent its great wisdom, hence the term "Pearls of Wisdom". The image is backed by an engraved Chinese symbol for "Dragon". The weight of 1/2 oz and fineness of .999 Silver is also displayed.

The obverse displays the Raphael Maklouf profile of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II as well as the date of 2012 and Niue, Two Dollars. This Silver coin comes to you in a realistic protective dragon’s egg tucked carefully in a green dragon scale box along with a numbered certificate of authenticity!

This is a very neat collector’s coin that will not last long with such a low mintage. As your exclusive distributor in North America for this unique Silver lunar coin, APMEX has secured a small fraction of the total mintage of these popularly themed coins, so lock in your share before they are gone!

The New Zealand Mint is a privately owned company in Auckland, New Zealand. It is the only privately owned mint in New Zealand, purchasing refined gold from international sources to produce coins. They have established their reputation over the past four decades for their high quality design as exhibited by their innovative commemorative gold and silver bullion products. The only precious metal mint in New Zealand, the mint uses the tag-line “Minters of the South Pacific” and produces collector and bullion coins for a number of pacific nations, including Fiji, the Cook Islands, Niue and Tuvalu.


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Specifications

Product ID: 66701
Year: 2012
Grade: Proof
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $2 (NZD)
Mint Mark: None
Metal Content: 0.5 troy oz
Purity: .999
Manufacturer: New Zealand Mint
Thickness: na mm
Diameter: 33 mm

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2012 1/2 oz Silver Niue $2 Pearl Dragon (w/Dragons Egg Case)
 
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Pros

  • Attractive (5)
  • Collectible (lower mintage) (4)
  • Mint condition (3)
  • Recognized brand (3)

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      4.0

      Neat gift idea

      By B W

      from Chicago, IL

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Collectible (lower mintage)

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about 2012 1/2 oz Silver Niue $2 Pearl Dragon (w/Dragons Egg Case):

          Another dragon themed item I bought for my son. The silver is gorgeous and has really nice detail. The egg case is plastic and just feels cheaply made. I would have given 5 stars if not for that.

           
          5.0

          Nice little coin

          By Radical Laddical

          from Fairmont, WV

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Collectible (lower mintage)
          • Recognized Brand

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about 2012 1/2 oz Silver Niue $2 Pearl Dragon (w/Dragons Egg Case):

              Very interesting take on the Chinese dragon, almost peacock like in color.

               
              5.0

              Great Gift Item

              By CZ3

              from California

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Collectible (lower mintage)
              • Easy to Sell
              • Mint Condition
              • Recognized Brand

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about 2012 1/2 oz Silver Niue $2 Pearl Dragon (w/Dragons Egg Case):

                  I purchased this item for my daughter in-law. She loves dragons and has a varied collection of dragon items, but nothing like this. A very beautiful coin, and I really like the egg case. I know she will be excited to own this.

                  Thank you APMEX

                   
                  5.0

                  Product was as I expected, Great!

                  By nedrah

                  from Mo.

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Mint Condition

                  Cons

                  • I Feel There Were No Cons

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                    Comments about 2012 1/2 oz Silver Niue $2 Pearl Dragon (w/Dragons Egg Case):

                    I bought this product because I liked the consept.

                     
                    5.0

                    Everything it was suppose to be!

                    By Beezzwaxx

                    from Griswold CT

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Collectible (lower mintage)
                    • Easy to Sell
                    • Mint Condition
                    • Recognized Brand
                    • Value (low premium over spot)

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about 2012 1/2 oz Silver Niue $2 Pearl Dragon (w/Dragons Egg Case):

                        wonerfull coin

                        Service and delivery comments:

                        came in on time

                         
                        5.0

                        Awesome coin. .... very ...

                        By Darrell

                        from HI

                        Comments about 2012 1/2 oz Silver Niue $2 Pearl Dragon (w/Dragons Egg Case):

                        Awesome coin. .... very beautiful and a very well thought design ... would be nice to have a 1oz version ..

                         
                        5.0

                        Beautiful Proof coin ...

                        By James

                        from MI

                        Comments about 2012 1/2 oz Silver Niue $2 Pearl Dragon (w/Dragons Egg Case):

                        Beautiful Proof coin along with unique and beautiful packaging in egg case. I had planned on giving it as a gift, but I am keeping for myself :) I have purchased from Apmex for several years now and I am always satisfied.

                         
                        5.0

                        The coin alone is ...

                        By James

                        from MI

                        Comments about 2012 1/2 oz Silver Niue $2 Pearl Dragon (w/Dragons Egg Case):

                        The coin alone is beautiful and the packaging shows the care and quality of the mint. Ironically, the packaging was ideal for Easter since it comes in an Egg Case. I gave it as a gift and the recipient was delighted. I highly recommend Apmex for quality purchases. I am a repeat customer and will purchase again.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        This is a well design ...

                        By Tak

                        from NJ

                        Comments about 2012 1/2 oz Silver Niue $2 Pearl Dragon (w/Dragons Egg Case):

                        This is a well design coin and the packaging is what sell this product, the only thing is that the premium for a half oz. silver is very high.

                         
                        5.0

                        exelente produto maximo

                        By alexandre

                        from Undisclosed

                        Comments about 2012 1/2 oz Silver Niue $2 Pearl Dragon (w/Dragons Egg Case):

                        exelente produto maximo

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