Chinese Astrological Series 2018 Year of the Dog Three-Coin Set

Courageous and loyal, these Year of the Dog themed gold coins encapsulate the notions of 'prosperity', 'longevity' and 'success.'

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure gold
  • Year of the Dog designs
  • Chinese characters for prosperity, longevity and success
Issue Limit 2,000


This product is not eligible for sale in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.


Three gold coins mark Year of the Dog

Celebrating prosperity, success and longevity, this set of three 1/5oz gold proof coins is an ideal gift for people born during the Year of the Dog.

Those born under this sign are said to be loyal and friendly, just like ‘man’s best friend’. The birth years for people influenced by the Chinese lunar dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018.

Coin designs highlight prosperity, longevity and success designs

Each coin features an adorable puppy caricature and the Chinese character for prosperity, success or longevity ('fu', 'lu' or 'shou').

04 chinese astrological series year of the dog prosperity longevity and success three coin set 2018 1 5oz gold proof InCase

Presentation case

The set is housed in a presentation case featuring a timber lid and a stylised shipper, accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.



Year 2018
Metal Gold
Gold Content (Troy oz) 0.600
Monetary Denomination (TVD) 30.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 6.222
Maximum Diameter (mm) 22.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 1.50
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Tuvalu
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Thomas Vaughan

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