Australia’s Perth Mint is back with its popular Lunar series of coins for sale. The latest issue of these 1 oz gold coins, is the beautiful Year of the Dog featuring a golden retriever. Allocations of these Lunar dog gold mint coins are limited and tend to sell out fast, so don’t delay!
The Perth Mint began minting these special edition coins in 1996, inspired by the Chinese Lunar calendar. Each series includes 12 1 oz Lunar Coins, with just one issued each year. The Year of the Dog is the 11th issue in the current Lunar Coin Series II.
Australia’s Perth Mint is renowned for making quality coins. Some highlights for the 2018 Year of the Dog coins issue:
- Each gold coin is minted from .9999 pure gold
- Each coin is encapsulated in hard, clear plastic
- Denominated with $100 Australian Dollars
- Mintage will be limited to 30,000 bullion coins
ABOUT THE DESIGN
The Queen of England (obverse) – The obverse includes the Ian Rank Broadley created design of Queen Elizabeth II.
Dog (reverse) – A Labrador Retriever with accompanying Chinese character for “dog” and a stylized pine tree.