Why purchase this 2018 Great Britain Year of the Dog 1 oz. Silver Bullion Coin?
The Royal Mint of Great Britain welcomes the 2018 Year of the Dog with the fifth release of the Shēngxiào Collection, its twelve coin celebration of the Chinese Zodiac. Mintage of the coin struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver limited to 138,888, a multiple of the Chinese culture's luckiest number eight.
Delightful Year of the Dog Design by British-Chinese artist Wuon-Gean Ho
A terrier is illustrated on the reverse, captured in a playful leap to the left. The background is uniquely textured to represent the nose texture of a greyhound. Inscriptions include the Chinese character for dog, "YEAR OF THE DOG 2018" and "1 OZ FINE SILVER 999."
The coin's obverse depicts Royal Mint Designer Jody Clark's portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, contrasted against a new field design for 2018, featuring a complex guilloche pattern. Inscribed "ELIZABETH II, D.G. REG. F.D., 2 POUNDS."
Gorgeous Brilliant Uncirculated Coin
This 2018 Great Britain Year of the Dog 1 oz. Silver Lunar £2 Coin is presented in Brilliant Uncirculated (GEM BU) condition, which means the coin will exhibit an exceptional strike with superior eye appeal. A coin described as GEM BU will typically demonstrate the same qualities as that of a coin with a Sheldon Scale rating of 65 or higher.
Don't miss your opportunity to add this beautifully designed 2018 Great Britain Year of the Dog 1 oz. Silver bullion coin to your Lunar Year collection!
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Year of the Dog Bouncing terrier|