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2018 Niue Year of the Dog 5 oz High Relief Silver Lunar Gilt Proof $8 Coin NGC PF69 Early Release

2018 Niue Year of the Dog 5 oz High Relief Silver Lunar Gilt Proof $8 Coin NGC PF69 ER
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Why purchase this High Relief 2018 Year of the Dog Gilded Silver Proof?

This 2018 Gilded Silver Proof Year of the Dog coin, issued by the nation of Niue, is the fifth release of the Niue 5 oz. Lunar Coin Series. This stunning 65 mm proof is struck by the PAMP Mint from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver with high relief selectively gilded detailing. Mintage is limited to an extremely low 500 pieces.

Breathtaking high contrast imagery

The 2018 Year of the Dog reverse design illustrates a German Shepard family in a rocky landscape, framed by grasses and trees. The protective male is gloriously gilded at the center, with the gilded Chinese character for Dog above. Inscribed "YEAR OF THE DOG."

A beaded border along with the legend "ELIZABETH II," "NIUE 2018," "8 DOLLARS" and "5 OZ 999 SILVER," surround the artistry of sculptor Raphael Maklouf on the obverse, which features the crowned likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Nearly perfect Early Releases Proof 69

This 2018 Niue Lunar Year of the Dog High Relief $8 Silver Proof has been reviewed and graded a virtually flawless Proof 69 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The 5 oz. gilded proof is accompanied by the NGC Early Releases label, indicating that the coin was received by the grading service within the first thirty days of release.

This low mintage, early release celebration of the 2018 Year of the Dog belongs in your collection! Purchase the high relief 5 oz. silver gilded proof from MCM today!

Year of Issue:2018
Grading Service:NGC
Release Type:Early Releases
Finish:Gilt Proof
Relief:High Relief
Display Weight:5 oz
Weight in Grams:155.517 g
Weight in Ounces:5 oz
Diameter:65.6 mm
Edge Type:Reeded
Legal Tender:Niue