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2018 1 oz Silver Australian Lunar Dog Coin (BU)

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The Lunar Series II coin series from Australia’s Perth Mint is the leading option when silver investors and collectors look for Zodiac-themed designs. Available as the first major series of its kind dating back to 1996, with the release of the original Lunar Series, today’s Lunar Series II coins build upon that success and popularity. The 2018 1 oz Silver Australian Dog Coin is available to you for purchase online at

Coin Highlights:

  • Ship in individual plastic capsules, multiples of 100 ship in boxes.
  • Eleventh coin in the Lunar Series II collection from Perth Mint!
  • Mintage limited to 300,000 coins only!
  • Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine silver in BU condition.
  • Issued a face value of $1 (AUD) by the Australian government.
  • Obverse includes Queen Elizabeth II’s effigy.
  • Reverse bears the Year of the Dog design featuring German Shepherds.
  • Designs for Lunar Series II by Ing Ing Jong.

Lunar Series II coins debuted in 2008 immediately after the conclusion of the 12-year Lunar Series collection. The original coins had simpler designs with less ornate features and fewer options. The Lunar Series II coins, like these Silver Year of the Dog options, offer investors buying silver far more options.

The 2018 Silver Australian Dog Coins are available in five weights above 1 oz silver: 2 oz, 5 oz, 10 oz, 1 Kilo, and 10 Kilo. There’s also a ½ oz fractional-weight coin in the series, ensuring that there is an option for any buyer.

On the reverse of 2018 1 oz Silver Australian Dog Coins you’ll find a depiction of two German Shepherds, one adult, and one pup. The two dogs are featured lying down with Chinese peony flowers adorning the background field.

The German Shepherd is one of the world’s most popular dog breeds. A working breed, these dogs are the second most popular by registration in the United States and fourth most in the United Kingdom. German Shepherds are primarily used today for service animals, helping the disabled and assisting police and military forces.

On the obverse of all 2018 Silver Australian Dog Coins you’ll find Queen Elizabeth II’s effigy. This fourth-generation design comes from Ian Rank-Broadley in 1998 and featured on all British coinage till 2015, and persists on commonwealth coinage.

All 2018 Silver Australian Dog Coins listed here are in BU condition. Coins in BU condition have no signs of wear and tear, though minor flaws such as breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, and contact marks are possible.

Perth Mint is the oldest operating mint in Australia, having opened in 1899. Once a part of the British Royal Mint system on the continent, today it is owned by the state of Western Australia.

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Additional information

Weight 1.00000 oz

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Brand: Perth Mint

Year: 2018

Grade: Brilliant Uncirculated

Mint: Perth Mint

Silver Content: 1 Troy Ounces

Purity: .999 Fine Silver

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