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Why purchase this perfectly-graded 2018 Canadian Lunar Year of the Dog 1/2 oz. Silver Specimen coin?
The Royal Canadian Mint celebrates the Lunar Year of the Dog with this exceptional Specimen finish silver coin. Those born under the influence of the Dog are known to be loyal and sincere, enthusiastically supporting the most important people in their lives. This 2018 Lunar Year of the Dog Silver Specimen has a mintage limit of 15,888, deliberately chosen as a multiple of the Chinese culture's luckiest number eight. The coin measures 34 mm in diameter, struck from 1/2 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver.
Magnificent design details
The reverse features a Dog design created by Canadian artist Simon Ng, depicting a highly stylized Dog which incorporates a rose, along with oncidium and cymbidium orchids, the lucky flowers of the Dog. The inscription "2018 CANADA 10 DOLLARS" curves above; the Chinese character for Dog appears at the right.
The image of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as sculpted by Susanna Blunt graces the obverse, framed by "ELIZABETH II" and "D. G. REGINA."
Perfect Specimen 70 with Dog-Themed Label
Received by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) within the first thirty days of release, this 2018 Canada $10 1/2 oz. Specimen Silver Lunar Year of the Dog coin is graded a flawless Specimen 70 and includes the Early Releases Dog design label.
This 1/2 oz. Silver Lunar Year coin will make an impressive addition to your collection! Order your Canadian Year of the Dog Specimen coin from MCM today!
This 2018 Canada Year of the Dog 1/2 oz Silver Lunar Specimen $10 Coin NGC SP70 ER Year of the Dog Label is proudly minted by the Royal Canadian Mint. The Royal Canadian Mint was founded in 1908 as a branch of The Royal Mint.
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Year of the Dog Label|
|Display Weight:||1/2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||15.5517 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.5 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Stylized Dog Above Latticework|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Susanna Blunt|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Simon Ng|
The Royal Canadian Mint is a big name in the numismatics industry, well known for making innovative quality products. Their Maple themed bullion series are extremely popular for their remarkable 99.99% fine metals, and their collectors coins feature some of the most unique and wonderful designs. Above all, their company has an ethical code that surpasses any necessity in order to be an incredible organization. MCM is proud to be an official distributor of the RCM.