2018 Australian Year of the Dog 4 x 1 oz Silver Typeset Collection
The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be loyal, amiable, kind and friendly. Struck by The Perth Mint from 99.99% pure silver, each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The reverse of each coin depicts a German Shepherd dog and pup lying in grass with Chinese peony flowers in the background. 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.
- The delicately frosted design on the silver proof coin appears on a polished table.
- The gilded edition highlights the dog in 24 carat gold.
- The coloured edition depicts the dog and the pup in vivid colour.
- The shiny design on the bullion coin appears on a frosted table.
The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on each coin’s obverse.
Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the Four-Coin Set is housed in a contemporary red and black display case and themed shipper.
Weight: 31.107 g x 4
Mintage : 8,500 / 50,000 / 170,000 / 300,000