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2018 Australian Lunar Rooster 1/4oz gold proof coin

SKU #1712975

2018 Australian Lunar Rooster 1/4oz gold proof coin

This highly collectible ¼oz gold proof Year of the Dog coin is struck from 99.99% pure gold and is strictly limited to a worldwide release of 8,000.
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The Perth Mint’s internationally renowned Australian Lunar Gold 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 each coin depicts a Labrador Retriever standing on rocks and featuring a stylised pine tree in the background. The Chinese character for ‘dog’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Dog’ also appear in the design.

Gold Proof Lunar coins from The Perth Mint are housed in elegant oval-shaped display cases, featuring a glossy timber-effect lid and presented in a coloured themed shipper with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

  • Mint: The Perth Mint
  • Issue date: 5 September 2017
  • Metal: 99.99% gold
  • Finish: Proof
  • Denominations: $25
  • Mintage: 8,000
  • Minimum weight: 7.777g
  • Maximum diameter: 22.6mm
  • Maximum thickness: 1.9mm
  • Designer: Ing Ing Jong