The 2018 Australian Lunar Dog 10oz Silver Coin celebrates the Year of the Dog, one of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. The coin features a German Shepherd dog and pup lying in grass with Chinese peony flowers in the background.
The design also incorporates the Chinese character for ‘dog’, the inscription ‘Year of the Dog’, and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
The coin's obverse depicts Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date, weight, fineness and the monetary denomination.
- Each coin weighs 311g and is 999.9 Fine Silver.
- Minted by The Perth Mint, Australia.
- Finished to bullion standard.
- VAT Free.
- Dimensions: Diameter: 85.60mm. Thickness: 6.60mm.
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 photographs show the type of coin you will receive, not the exact item.
As these coins are sold on the second-hand margin scheme, there is no VAT to pay.