2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Silver Proof Coin
2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Silver Proof Coin
2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Silver Proof Coin

2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Silver Proof Coin

Regular price $99.00 Sale

In 2018, we celebrate the 11th animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese 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.

Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver

Each coin is meticulously struck by The Perth Mint from 99.99% pure silver in proof quality.

2018 Year of the Dog Design

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.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date and the monetary denomination are shown on each coin’s obverse.

Extremely Limited Issues


Issue limits of 5,000 individual 1oz coins

Elegant Packaging and Numbered Certificates

Each release is housed in a stylish red and black display case and illustrated lunar-themed shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.