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2018 Canada Year of the Dog Silver Lunar Lotus Proof $15 Coin NGC PF69 UC Early Release Year of the Dog Label

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Why purchase this 2018 Lunar Lotus Year of the Dog Silver Proof?

The eleventh sign of the Chinese zodiac, the good natured, loyal, and cautious Dog, is featured as the ninth design of the Lunar Lotus series produced by the Royal Canadian Mint. Mintage of the proof, limited to 18,888 coins, is based upon the number eight as a symbol of good luck and fortune in Chinese culture. The 38 mm diameter scalloped shaped 2018 Year of the Dog proof is struck from 0.86 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver.

Spectacular Scalloped Shape with Adorable Dog Design

The reverse features the endearing image of a Chinese shar pei Dog, designed by Three Degrees Creative Group, partially surrounded by an array of magnolia blossoms, which are symbolic of nobility and purity. The Chinese character for Dog appears in lower right.

"15 DOLLARS," "CANADA," "ELIZABETH II" and "2018" surround the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Canadian artist Susanna Blunt on the obverse.

Proof 69 Early Releases with NGC Dog Label

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this coin a nearly flawless Proof 69 Ultra Cameo for the extraordinary quality and contrast between the coin's mirrored and textured surfaces. This 2018 Canada $15 Lunar Lotus Year of the Dog Silver Proof carries the NGC Early Releases Dog Label, indicating that it was submitted to the grading service within the first thirty days of release.

Add this delightful 2018 scallop shape Lunar Lotus Year of the Dog Silver Proof to your Lunar Year collection!

Year of Issue:2018
Mint:Royal Canadian Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Release Type:Early Releases
Label/Signature:Year of the Dog Label
Weight in Grams:26.7 g
Weight in Ounces:0.8584 oz
Diameter:38 mm
Edge Type:Plain
Legal Tender:Canada
Obverse Design:Queen Elizabeth II Portrait
Reverse Design:Dog next to magnolia blossoms
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Susanna Blunt
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Three Degrees Creative Group