This year’s Sydney Money Expo Special features a spectacular Year of the Dog tribute.
The birth years for people born in the Year of the Dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018. Those born under this sign are said to be loyal, amiable, kind and friendly.
99.99% Pure Silver
This coin is struck from 1/4oz of 99.99% pure silver.
2018 Lunar Design
The reverse of the coin depicts a coloured 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 coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination on its obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,500 of the Sydney Money Expo Special 2018 Year of the Dog 1/4oz Silver Coloured Coin in special Sydney Money Expo packaging.
2018 Sydney Money Expo Special Packaging
Each coin is housed in special Money Expo packaging and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.