The Royal Mint issued lovely Silver Proof 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, Monkey, Rooster
These coins are a beautiful fusion of British and Chinese heritage.
The Dog in the Chinese zodiac, is the eleventh sign
People born in the Year of the Dog, are said to be loyal
The coin comes complete with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity,
box, information booklet and cardboard outer sleeve.
Metal: 999.9 Silver
Weight: 31.21 Grams
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Denomination: Two Pound