Australian Lunar 2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Silver Gilded Edition Coin

Australian Lunar 2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Silver Gilded Edition Coin

SKU: 2S1806DCAA

Availability: In stock

AUD$95.00

  • 2017 Year of the Dog design

  • Dog gilded in 24-carat gold

  • Australian legal tender

  • 99.99% pure silver

  • Limited issue - 47,500

  • Maximum Mintage - 50,000

  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

  • Presentation packaging

The stunning Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II – 2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Silver Gilded Edition is the perfect gift or collectable for those born under the lunar dog.

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

Each coin is meticulously struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver.

The Perth Mint will release no more than 47,500 of the 2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Silver Gilded Edition in individual packaging out of a maximum mintage of 50,000.

Design

The reverse of the coin depicts a German shepherd dog, gilded in 24 carat gold, and a pup lying in grass with Chinese peony flowers in the background. The Chinese character for ‘dog’ and the inscription ‘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 the coin’s obverse.

Presentation

Each coin is housed in a classic black and red display case and themed shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Issuer Perth Mint
Product Code 2S1806DCAA
Metal Content (Troy oz) 1
Denomination AUD 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 45.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.60
Maximum Mintage 50,000
Designer Ing Ing Jong

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