Australian Lunar Gold Coin Series II 2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Gold Proof Coloured Edition

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Buy the Australian Lunar Series II 2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Gold Proof Coloured Coin from The Perth Mint.

Key features: 

  • Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
  • 2018 Year of the Dog Design
  • Australian Legal Tender
SKU 2S1815DDAA

Story

Gold 1oz coin with coloured dog

Richly coloured, this exquisite gold coin is the perfect acquisition for those born during the year of the dog or anyone with a love for the 11th animal of the 12-year Chinese zodiac.

Those born under this sign are said to be loyal, amiable, kind and friendly, just like 'man's best friend'. The birth years for this sign include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018.

Year of the dog design

The reverse of each coin depicts a silky chocolate labrador retriever standing on rocks with a 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.

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Presentation packaging and numbered certificate

Each coin is housed in an oval-shaped display case and lunar-themed shipper, and accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.

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Specifications

Specifications

Year 2018
Metal Gold
Gold Content (Troy oz) 1.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 100.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.107
Maximum Diameter (mm) 39.34
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.10
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australia
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Ing Ing Jong

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