This stunning silver coin is struck from 99.99% pure silver and features the 2018 Year of the Dog design gilded in spectacular 24 carat gold.
99.99% Pure Silver
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver.
2018 Year of the Dog Design
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 Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin's obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date and the monetary denomination.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 47,500 of the 2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Silver Gilded Edition individually from a maximum mintage of 50,000.
Lunar Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
This coin can be purchased individually purchased or in capsule only to add to the 12-coin collection. Each coin is housed in a classic black and red display case and illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
The Year of the Dog Gilded Edition can also be purchased in a capsule only with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity for the 12-coin collection. Cases for collectors of the complete 12-coin set are also still available.