Why purchase this perfectly graded 2018 Australian Year of the Dog 1 oz. Silver Coin?
Based on the Chinese Lunar calendar and the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac, coins of the Perth Mint's Australian Lunar Year Series 2 feature designs created in a distinctive Chinese art style. The eleventh release of the series, this remarkable 2018 Lunar Year bullion coin is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver with a maximum mintage of 300,000 coins, bearing a design honoring the zodiac's eleventh symbol, represented by the Dog.
Gorgeous Dog Design by Perth Mint Designer Ing Ing Jong
An alert German Shepard adorns the reverse, lying in a grassy field beside its young, with a cluster of Chinese peony flowers behind. Inscribed "YEAR OF THE DOG," the Chinese character for dog, and the Perth Mint mark "P."
The inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA" and "2018" along with the coin's weight, purity and denomination accompany the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, created by sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley.
Mint State 70 with ModernCoinMart's Exclusive Australia Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this 2018-P Australia $1 Lunar Year of the Dog 1 oz. Silver coin a flawless Mint State 70. The coin was received by the grading service within the first thirty days of release, as certified by the designation Early Releases on the coin's Australia themed label, available exclusively from ModernCoinMart.
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|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Exclusive Australia Label|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||German Shepherd With Pup Lying in Grass|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Ing Ing Jong|