Dog Gilded in 24 Carat Gold
These items are on a slight delay with availability expected in approx 2 weeks. Your entire order will ship upon their arrival (please note orders will only be dispatched when entire orders are fulfilled).
* 2018 Year of the Dog design
* Dog gilded in 24 carat gold
* Australian legal tender
* 99.99% pure silver
* Limited issue
* 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. 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.
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 Mints 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 coins obverse.
Each coin is housed in a classic black and red display case and themed shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.