Why add this perfectly graded Australian Year of the Dog 2 oz. Silver Mint State coin to your collection?
The Perth Mint's Australian Lunar Series 2 features highly artistic designs based on the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. This 2018 Lunar Year coin, struck from 2 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver, honors the zodiac's eleventh sign of the Dog. Those born under the influence of the Dog are known to be loyal and kind, and find happiness in public service, including such personalities as Winston Churchill, Benjamin Franklin and Confucius.
Exceptional German Shepherd Imagery
An adult and young German Shepherd are depicted on the reverse, with Chinese peony flowers behind. The exquisite design by Perth Mint Designer Ing Ing Jong is accompanied by the inscriptions "YEAR OF THE DOG," the Perth Mint mark "P" and the Chinese character for dog.
"ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA," "2018" and the coin's weight, purity and denomination surround the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, created by sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley in 1998.
Mint State 70 Perfection with NGC Year of the Dog Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this 2018-P Australia Lunar Series 2 Year of the Dog 2 oz. Silver coin a flawless Mint State 70. The spectacular $2 coin was received by the grading service within the first thirty days of release, as noted on the Early Releases Year of the Dog certification label.
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|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Year of the Dog Label|
|Display Weight:||2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||62.207 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||2 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|