Australian Lunar Series II Year of the Dog 2018 1 Kilo Silver Gemstone Edition

Australian Lunar Coin Series II 2018 Year of the Dog 1 Kilo Silver Gemstone Edition from The Perth Mint.

Key features :

  • 99.99% pure silver
  • Sparkling blue sapphire
  • Australian legal tender
  • Lunar presentation packaging
  • Numbered certificate


Year of the Dog

Featuring a spectacular blue sapphire this 1 kilo silver gemstone edition is a limited offering from the Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II and features the Year of the Dog design.

Sparkling blue sapphire

The reverse of the coin depicts a coloured German shepherd dog and pup lying in grass with Chinese peony flowers in the background. The dog has a blue sapphire set into its eye. 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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Lunar Presentation Packaging with Numbered Certificate

Each coin is housed in a classic black and red display case and illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.



Year 2018
Metal Silver
Silver Content (Troy oz) 32.151
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 30.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 1,000.100
Maximum Diameter (mm) 100.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 16.80
Legal Tender Australia
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Ing Ing Jong

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