2018 UK Lunar Dog 1oz Gold Coin

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Items can be posted to us - we recommend using Royal Mail Special Delivery service to ensure your goods are delivered securely. Alternatively, they can be brought into our secure showroom upon appointment. 

Step 1: Download, print, and complete our 'Sell To Us' form and include this inside your parcel with your securely wrapped items.

Step 2: Send your parcel to Atkinsons, PO Box 18513, Sutton Coldfield, B73 9XB. Royal Mail Special Delivery should be used to safely post your items. Parcels can be insured up to £2,500.00. Parcels with a value exceeding this should be split into packs each containing a value of less than £2,500.00.

Step 3: When your parcel has arrived with us, our purchasing team will contact you to agree the finalised price. Payment can then be made by bank transfer, with funds appearing in your account within 72 hours.  There may be an option to have a same day payment subject to limits and cut off times (a charge of £25 is applicable).  Personal cheques are also available if preferred.

If you have any further questions please contact one of our experienced team on 0121 355 0620 or email info@atkinsonsbullion.com

Please Note: Quotations are an indication of the price only, based on the current metal price. The actual price you receive will be based on the live metal price when we receive your items. All goods are tested to verify weight and purity.

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The 2018 UK Lunar Dog 1oz Gold Coin is the fifth coin in the Royal Mint's Shēngxiào Collection. The coin's reverse design features the image of a terrier, along with the inscription 'Year of the Dog 2018'. Also detailed upon this side of the coin are the weight and fineness, along with the Chinese number eight, which is believed to be lucky.

The obverse design depicts the fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on a new guilloche background design, and the monetary denomination of £100.

  • Each coin weighs 1 Troy Ounce and is 999.9 Fine Gold.
  • Minted by The Royal Mint in Llantrisant, South Wales.
  • VAT Free and Capital Gains Tax Exempt.
  • Dimensions: Diameter: 32.69mm Thickness: 2.7mm.
  • Each coin is struck to bullion standard.

Other Information

The Lunar Dog coin is the fifth coin in the Royal Mint's Shēngxiào Collection. The Dog is the eleventh animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. The coin has a limited mintage of 8,888 coins.

The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar Dog include 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be loyal, honest, kind, cautious, and prudent.

The picture shows the type of coin you will receive, not the exact item.

Product Type Coin
Weight 31.1035
Country UK
Manufacturer The Royal Mint
The Royal Mint
Year 2018
Fine Content 31.1035
Condition Used
Fineness 999.9
Finish Bullion
Face Value £100
Diameter 32.69mm
Thickness 2.7mm