The Chinese Lunar New Year Begins January 23rd!
January 23rd marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year, and the beginning of the Year of the Dragon! Panda America is an official distributor of the Year of the Dragon gold & silver coins from both the People's Republic of China and the Perth Mint, coins made in pure 99.9% gold and silver. Legend has it that the 12 lunar-zodiac animals were selected by the Jade Emperor. He conducted a race of all the animals, and named the years in the order that they finished. The dragon finished third, behind the rat, ox, tiger and rabbit. Those born in the following years have the Dragon sign: 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964, 1952, 1940, etc. It is said that those born in the Year of the Dragon are intelligent, energetic and gifted. Click the link below to view and purchase the China & Australia 2012 Year of the Dragon gold & silver coins: