Australian Opal Lunar Series – 2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Silver Proof Coin

Australian Opal Lunar Series – 2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Silver Proof Coin


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  •  Proof quality 99.99% pure silver

  •  Authentic Australian opal design

  •  Australian legal tender

  •  Limited mintage - 5,000

  •  Beautiful presentation packaging with light

  •  Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

  •  Previous releases sold out

This beautiful coin features the Lunar dog set in stunning Australian opal. This is an exceptional addition to the 2018 lunar coins and would make a wonderful gift for those born in the Year of the Dog.

Purity and Issue Limit

Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.

The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the Australian Opal Lunar Series – Year of the Dog 2018 1oz Silver Proof Coin.


The coin’s reverse incorporates an inner panel design of a dog detailed in pure Australia opal. The outer panel of the coin depicts a collection of stylised leaves and flowers. The design includes the inscription YEAR OF THE DOG, the 2018 year-date, and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

The coin's obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and the monetary denomination.


The coin is presented in a prestigious display case with a light, which turns on as you open the lid, shining down and showcasing the stunning colours of the opal inset. The coin is accompanied by a stunning illustrated shipper and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Issuer Perth Mint
Product Code 18A19AAA
Metal Content (Troy oz) 1
Denomination AUD $1
Fineness (% purity) 99.99 Silver
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.107
Maximum Diameter (mm) 36.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.95
Maximum Mintage 5,000
Designer Natasha Muhl

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