The Nine Dragon Cube
Minted in a full kilogram of 99.9% fine silver, this cube from China’s New Century Mint displays all nine dragons as they appear on the famous Nine Dragon Wall in the Forbidden City. On four sides of the cube we find a pair of dragons as presented on the wall. The great Emperor’s Dragon, which takes the center of the wall and is the only dragon to face forward, is given its own side of the cube, and is the only dragon to be presented in full color.
The final design is a special 600th anniversary commemorative design honoring the Forbidden City. This design comes courtesy of famed China coin designer Mr. Song Fei, who has created a number of celebrated designs including the 2017 Bi-Metal Panda and the 2019 Unicorn Vault Protector Proof. His talent for creating designs of cultural significance and beauty made him the perfect choice for creating this design celebrating the 600th anniversary of the Forbidden City.