Celebrating the 11th animal in the 12-year lunar cycle, this exquisite offering from the Year of the Dog Lunar Gold Coin Series II is struck in superbly detailed high relief. The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese lunar dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
The coin is struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.
Stunning High Relief Year of the Dog Design
A beautiful gift for anyone born in the Year of the Dog, this coin features a Labrador Retriever with a stylized pine tree 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 portrays 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 388 of these 2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Gold Proof High Relief Coin.
Lunar Themed Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, each coin is housed in a Wooden lid display case and illustrated shipper.