2018 Year of the Dog – Wealth & Wisdom 1oz Silver Proof Two-Coin Set

2018 Year of the Dog – Wealth & Wisdom 1oz Silver Proof Two-Coin Set

SKU: 18Y64ZAA

Availability: In stock

AUD$199.00

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver

  • Year of the Dog wealth and wisdom 

  • coloured designs

  • Limited mintage – 1,500 sets

  • Tuvalu legal tender

  • Presentation packaging

  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Celebrating the Year of the Dog and the ideal of good fortune, this stunning 1oz silver proof two-coin set is released to encourage wealth and wisdom. Each coin is a prestigious and exceptionally limited offering from The Perth Mint.

The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be loyal, amiable, kind and friendly.

Purity and Issue Limit

Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality, each coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu.

The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,500 of the Lunar Good Fortune Series – Wealth and Wisdom 2018 1oz Silver Proof Two-Coin Set.

Design

The wealth coin’s reverse depicts a representation of a Rottweiler dog lying on a large coin and surrounded by a stack of gold coins signifying wealth. The inscriptions WEALTH and 2018 YEAR OF THE DOG also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

The wisdom coin’s reverse depicts a representation of a Border Collie dog sitting on the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra book surrounded by traditional symbols of knowledge and learning including a world globe, a quill and a pot of ink, a candle, a compass and scrolls of paper which represent wisdom. The inscriptions WISDOM and 2018 YEAR OF THE DOG also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on each coin’s obverse.

Presentation

Each set is housed in a classic display case with a colourful illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Issuer Perth Mint
Product Code 18Y64ZAA
Metal Content (Troy oz) 1 each
Denomination TVD $1 each
Fineness (% purity) 99.99 Silver
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.107 each
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60 each
Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.00 each
Maximum Mintage 1,500 each design
Designer Lucas Bowers

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