These unique coloured designs make this beautiful collector’s item a great gift for those born in the Year of the Dog, 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.
Intricate Wealth & Wisdom design
The Wealth coin features a rottweiler, a breed known for its strength and protective instincts, lying on a large coin and surrounded by a stack of gold coins. The inscription WEALTH also appears in the design. A border collie, renowned for its intelligence, is depicted on the Wisdom coin surrounded by symbols of knowledge. The inscription WISDOM is also featured. Each coin has the inscription 2018 YEAR OF THE DOG with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Each coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu and features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination on the obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,500 of the Lunar Good Fortune Series – Wealth and Wisdom 2018 Silver Two-Coin Set.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, each set is housed in a classic Perth Mint display case with a colourful illustrated shipper.