Royal Mint issued lovely gold brilliant uncirculated coin,
the fifth coin in the Shengxiao Collection, the Lunar Dog .
The collection was named to honour the Chinese zodiac,
and celebrates these wonderful customs, and began
with a coin celebrating the Year of the Horse, followed
by another struck too celebrate the Year of the Sheep, and Monkey, Rooster
These coins are a beautiful fusion of British and Chinese heritage.
The Dog in the Chinese zodiac, is the eleventh sign
and the number ten represents perfection in the Chinese culture.
People born in the Year of the Dog, are said to be loyal companions,
true and dependable friends.
The coin comes complete with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity,
box, information booklet and cardboard outer sleeve.
Metal: 999.9 Gold
Weight: 3.13 Grams
Diameter: 16.50 mm
Denomination: Ten Pounds
Quality: Brilliant Uncirculated