YEAR OF THE DOG COLLECTION – AUSTRALIAN LUNAR SILVER COIN SERIES II – 2018 1 x 4 oz Silver Typest
The typeset collection comprises a 1oz proof, bullion, gilded, and coloured coin from the Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II – 2018 Year of the 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.
Struck by The Perth Mint from 99.99% pure silver, each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,500 of the 2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Silver Typeset Collection in this packaging from the following maximum mintages: 8,500 (proof), 300,000 (bullion), 50,000 (gilded) and 170,000 (coloured).
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 Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
The delicately frosted design on the silver proof coin appears on a polished table.
The gilded edition highlights the dog in 24 carat gold.
The coloured edition depicts the dog and the pup in vivid colour.
The shiny design on the bullion coin appears on a frosted table.
Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the Four-Coin Set is housed in a contemporary red and black display case and themed shipper
Mintage: 8,500 (1oz Proof) 50,000 (1oz Gilded) 170,000 (1oz Coloured) 300,000 (1oz Bullion)
Material: Pure Silver (99.99%)
Weight: 1 x 4 oz
Issue Limit: 1,500