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  • Australian Lunar Series - Year of the Dog 2018 1 oz Gold Proof Coin

Lunar Series - Year of the Dog 2018 1oz $1 Fine Silver Proof Coin

Article Number: P401074

  • 2018 - THE YEAR OF THE DOG Celebrate the 11th animal of the Zodiac with this charming coin
  • GORGEOUS DESIGN An artistic representation of a dog surrounded by breathtaking Lunar design elements
  • HIGH QUALITY METAL Struck in Silver 999/1000
  • STUNNING THEMED PACKAGING  Presented in a beautiful presentation case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity
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Welcome the Lunar Year of the Dog, the eleventh animal of the Zodiac, with this stunning 1oz silver proof coin

The coin's design

The obverse of this silver proof coin features a loveable dog, standing alert and ready. He stands on a rocky patch of ground, and behind him stands an intricately detailed tree. Besides the dog is the Chinese character which symbolises the word 'gŏu', meaning 'dog'. Surrounding this design areoriginal Lunar Series design elements.      

The reverse features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth as designed by Ian Rank-Broadley. 

The Dog - a faithful friend

The Dog is believed to be an honest, amiable and loyal figure - and this extends to those born under the sign. Those born in the Year of the Dog are easy-going, and often work in jobs that help others. Famous Dogs include Mother Teresa, Winston Churchill, and Elvis Presley!

Years of the Dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, & 2018.

A perfect gift for birthdays or the New Year

Whether its a treat for you or another Dog in your life, or a little something to celebrate the advent of a new year - this is the coin for you. Order yours now! 

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Mintage: 1,500
Year of Issue: 2017
Country Theme: Lunar Year of the Dog
Country of Issue: Australia
Metal: Silver 999/1000
Quality: Proof
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Currency: Dollars
Diameter: 40mm
Weight: 31.10g

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