Australian Perth Mint Series II Lunar Gold One-Twentieth Ounce 2018 Dog. The Perth Mint has used the Chinese Zodiac calendar to produce their ongoing coin collection: the Lunar Series. Each year, the Lunar Series releases another outstanding coin that commemorates the astrological year.
The Perth Mint is the oldest standing mint in Australia and was established over a century ago. Any experienced coin collector has Perth Mint speciality products in their collection, due to the lower mintages and spectacular craftsmanship. The Chinese Zodiac is an ancient calendar using 12 animals associated with their astrological years. The 2018 Australia Kilo Silver Lunar Dog has been issued as the next coin for the ongoing Lunar Series, produced by the Perth Mint. Those born under the Year of the Dog were born in the dates: 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, and 2018.People born in the dog years are believed to be friendly, loyal, hardworking, and a little self-centered. Many use the Chinese Zodiac as a means to tell the future of their love life, career, friendships, etc. Coin Highlights -Purity and legal tender value backed by the Australian government. To ensure proper protection, the coin is issued in a mint-sealed capsule. Considered to be in brilliant uncirculated condition with proof-like features. The obverse displays Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, beautifully designed by Ian Rank-Broadley. The Queen shares the obverse with the coin's date, place of mintage, weight, and purity. The reverse reflects the Year of the Dog with an excited Labrador balancing on the stones.
The Chinese Peony flowers are beautifully illustrated in the background. "Year of the Dog" is written as well as the Chinese symbol for the zodiac sign.
The Perth Mint's mark, "P, " is also inscribed on the reverse. The item "Australian Perth Mint Series II Lunar Gold One-Twentieth Ounce 2018 Dog" is in sale since Monday, March 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Australia\Gold". The seller is "goldeneaglecoins" and is located in Laurel, Maryland.This item can be shipped to United States.