Limited Issue of Just 5,000 Coins
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).
* 99.99% pure silver
* Australian legal tender
* Chinese Lunar Year theme - Dog
* Struck by the Perth Mint
* Internationally recognised
* Highly liquid
* Maximum issue of just 5,000 coins
* Elegant presentation case
* Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
* GST included in listed price
In 2018, The Perth Mints 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.
Struck from 99.99% pure silver in proof quality, an issue limit of 5,000 1oz coins will be produced in this packaging. The coins are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The reverse of each coin depicts a German Shepherd dog and 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 each coins obverse.
Each individual coin is housed in a stylish red and black presentation case and themed shipper, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.