Why purchase this 2018 Lunar Year of the Dog 5 oz. Gilded Silver GEM Proof?
The fifth release of the Niue 5 oz. Lunar Coin Series features the 2018 Year of the Dog. The beautiful series is characterized by stunning selectively gilded designs and remarkably low mintages. This gorgeous proof is struck from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver measuring 65 mm in diameter. Each coin of the extremely low mintage of 500 is inscribed with a unique serial number on its edge, matching its Certificate of Authenticity.
Magnificent Year of the Dog design
A beautifully detailed gilded male German Shepard dominates the reverse design, as he patrols a rocky landscape with his mate and young nearby. The design includes the gilded Chinese character for dog above, along with "YEAR OF THE DOG."
The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II crowned with an elegant tiara, as sculpted by Raphael Maklouf, with the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "NIUE 2018," "8 DOLLARS" and "5 OZ 999 SILVER."
GEM Proof in original Government packaging
This 2018 $8 5 oz. Lunar Year of the Dog Gilded Silver GEM Proof coin exhibits dramatic highly polished mirrored fields and exceptional frosted designs. The Proof is encapsulated and presented as received directly from the PAMP Mint, in a custom designed solid wood display case, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Add this low mintage 5 oz. Gilded Year of the Dog to your Lunar Year Silver Proof collection today! Don't wait, purchase now from MCM!
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Packaging:||Original Mint Packaging|
|Display Weight:||5 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||155.517 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||5 oz|
The Perth Mint, located in Western Australia, enjoys one of the finest reputations in the numismatic world today. They have some of the highest standards of design and craftsmanship, their technical prowess is second to none in the minting of high-quality coins, medals, bars and numismatic products