Continuing with the Lunar Series II, this year Perth Mint has issued a stunning Gold Proof Lunar coin.
Celebrating the Year of the Dog.
This lovely coin weighing 1/10th of a Troy ounce of pure gold, and has a denomination of $15 dollars.
It has been finished to proof standard.
The people born of this year are said to be clever, quick-minded, diligent, dedicated, loyal,
conscientious and ambitious. Have great leadership ability, kind-hearted, dedicatory, and prestigious.
The image on the reverse of the coin depicts a chocolate Labrador standing on rocks
and featuring a stylised pine tree in the background.
The coin is also inscribed ‘Year of the Dog’ and also features Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ Mintmark.
No more than 4000 of the beautiful coins will be released.
The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar Monkey include, 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982,
1994, 2006 and 2018.
It will make a lovely present for someone born in those years.
The reverse designer, is Ing Ing Jon. The obverse features an effigy of
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Ian Rank-Broadley.
The coin comes complete with numbered Certificate of Authenticity, box and cardboard outer.
Metal: 99.99% Gold
Weight: 3.111 Grams
Diameter: 18.60 mm
Denomination: Fifteen Dollars