PERTH MINT AUSTRALIAN LUNAR SERIES II – YEAR OF THE DOG 2018
Everybody loves man’s best friend and to celebrate the 2018 Year of the Dog, Perth Mint has just released the latest designs in the Australian Lunar Series II – Year of the Dog 2018.
Reputedly the oldest chronological record in history, the ancient Chinese Lunar Calendar dates back beyond 2,600 BC. Based on the appearance of the new moon, it associates a different animal with each year in the 12-year lunar cycle.
These magnificent silver coins celebrate the Year of the Dog one of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar.
- Trusted investment options
- 99.99% pure silver
- Australian legal tender
- Government assurance of weight and purity
- New reverse artistry
- Strong collector interest
Meticulously struck from 99.99% pure silver in bullion quality, the coins are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The 1oz coins will be limited mintage and therefore popular for collectors as well as excellent investment options.
The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse of each coin.
Each bullion coin is presented in protective acrylic capsules