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.

04 2018 YearOfTheDog Silver 1kilo GemEye InCase HighRes

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
Maximum Mintage 500
Finish Coloured
Legal Tender Australia
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Ing Ing Jong

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