Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II

2018 Year of the Dog

1oz Silver Bullion Coin

*** Brand New - Still sealed in their Acrylic Cases ***

  • 99.9% Pure Silver 1oz Coin
  • Year of the Dog Design
  • Bullion Finish
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Limited Mintage - Only 300,000 produced
  • 'P' Mintmark

2018 is the Year of the Dog, the 11th animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. 
The birth years for people born in the year of the Lunar dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be loyal, amiable, kind and friendly.

99.9% Pure Silver 1oz Coins

Issued as Australian legal tender, each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver.

Stunning Year of the Dog Reverse Designs

The reverse of each coin depicts a German Shepherd Dog and pup lying in grass with Chinese peony flowers in the background. The Chinese character for ‘dog’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Dog’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

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.

Bullion Finish

Finished in bullion quality, these lunar series coins are a  popular numismatic sought-after by many collectors and gift buyers.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, each coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.

Limited Mintage

The Perth Mint only issued 300,000 of these 1oz Silver Bullion Coins and they sold out.

Protective Sealed Case

Each brand new coin is still sealed in its original protective acrylic case.


Technical Specifications

Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 45.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.60




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