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2018 Australian Lunar Dog 1oz silver gilded coin

SKU #1712991

2018 Australian Lunar Dog 1oz silver gilded coin

Struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, this stunning gilded 2018 Year of the Dog coin is limited to no more than 50,000.
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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 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.

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

  • Mint: The Perth Mint
  • Issue date: 7 November 2017
  • Metal: 99.99% silver
  • Finish: Proof
  • Denominations: $1
  • Mintage: 50,000
  • Minimum weight: 31.107g
  • Maximum diameter: 45.6mm
  • Maximum thickness: 2.6mm
  • Designer: Ing Ing Jong