Australian Lunar Series II Year of the Dog 2018 1 Kilo Silver Gemstone Edition Recent Release

  • Australian Lunar Series II Year of the Dog 2018 1 Kilo Silver Gemstone Edition
  • Australian Lunar Series II Year of the Dog 2018 1 Kilo Silver Gemstone Edition
  • Australian Lunar Series II Year of the Dog 2018 1 Kilo Silver Gemstone Edition
  • Australian Lunar Series II Year of the Dog 2018 1 Kilo Silver Gemstone Edition
  • Australian Lunar Series II Year of the Dog 2018 1 Kilo Silver Gemstone Edition

Buy the Australian Lunar Coin Series II 2018 Year of the Dog 1 Kilo Silver Gemstone Edition from The Perth Mint, featuring:

  • Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver
  • Sparkling Blue Sapphire
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Extremely Limited Mintage  - 500
  • Lunar Presentation Packaging
  • Numbered Certificate
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Australian Lunar Series II Year of the Dog 2018 1 Kilo Silver Gemstone Edition 2S1806ABAA AUS $ 1,635.45
US$ 1,246.18

Product Information

 

Featuring a spectacular blue sapphire this 1 kilo silver gemstone edition is a limited offering from the Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II and features the Year of the Dog design.

99.99% Pure Silver

The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1 kilo of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality.

Sparkling Blue Sapphire

The reverse of the coin depicts a coloured German shepherd dog and pup lying in grass with Chinese peony flowers in the background. The dog has a blue sapphire set into its eye. 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 coin's obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date and the monetary denomination.

Limited Mintage

The Perth Mint will release no more than 500 of the 2018 Year of the Dog 1 Kilo Silver Gemstone Edition.

Lunar Presentation Packaging with Numbered Certificate

Each coin is housed in a classic black and red display case and illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Technical Specifications

Silver Content (Troy oz) 32.151
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 30 
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 1000.100 
Maximum Diameter (mm) 100.60 
Maximum Thickness (mm) 16.80
Maximum Mintage 500
Designer Ing Ing Jong

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