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2018 Australian Lunar Baby Dog 1/2oz silver proof coin

SKU #1712987

2018 Australian Lunar Baby Dog 1/2oz silver proof coin

A great gift for any baby born in 2018, this sweet baby dog celebrates the 2018 Lunar New Year, Year of the Dog.
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The Perth Mint’s internationally renowned Australian Lunar Silver Proof Coin Series II celebrates the Year of the Dog, the eleventh animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac.

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.

Coin details
The coin’s reverse depicts a colour representation of a Labrador puppy opening a present. The Chinese character for ‘dog’, the inscription ‘Year of the Dog’.

Displayed in a classic presentation case, the coin is delivered in a delightful illustrated shipper with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

  • Mint: The Perth Mint
  • Issue date: 7 November 2017
  • Metal: 99.99% silver
  • Finish: Proof
  • Denominations: 50c (TVD)
  • Mintage: 7,500
  • Minimum weight: 15.553g
  • Maximum diameter: 32.6mm
  • Maximum thickness: 2.6mm
  • Designer: Ing Ing Jong