Celebrating the 11th animal revered in the Chinese lunar calendar this beautiful postal numismatic cover would make a fitting gift for anyone born in the Year of the Dog, or a superb collectable for lovers of our canine companions.
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
This uncirculated aluminium bronze coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. It features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date, and the monetary denomination on the coin’s obverse.
Official Australia Post Stamp and Presentation Envelope
The uncirculated aluminium bronze coin is housed in a beautifully designed card with a circular window to showcase its reverse and obverse designs.
Affixed to the envelope is an official Australia Post $1 and $3 featuring artistic representations of dogs stamp. The stamps are postmarked for the first day of issue and the envelope includes Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity.