Australian Perth Mint Series II Lunar Gold Tenth Ounce 2018 Dog. Collectors anxiously await the release of the newest Lunar Series coin each year and are never disappointed with the final product. Since it is the Year of the Dog, the Perth Mint has released the newest design for their yearly collection. Those born under the Year of the Dog are said to be sincere, loyal, hardworking, and a little selfish. The dog symbolizes fortune and good luck and is believed that the dog even understands the human spirit, whether the owner is wealthy or not.When a dog would wonder to someone's house, normally that would be an annoyance but in ancient times, it was a sign of good luck to adopt the dog. An interesting fact: black poodles are viewed as the luckiest animal to the Chinese culture. Based out of Australia, the Perth Mint stands as the oldest mint in the country! Opening its doors in 1899, the Perth Mint was accompanied by two other mints, whose doors have since closed. The Perth Mint has collectors and investors constantly awaiting their newest products and obtaining them is easy for anyone interested in purchasing precious metals online.
Both the gold and silver Lunar Series contain limited mintages but the gold series beats the silver by having the lowest between the two! Coin Highlights -Sovereign coin backed by the Australian government. 9999 pure gold and weigh 1/10th of an ounce.
Issued in a mint-sealed capsule for protection. Considered to be in brilliant uncirculated condition with proof-like features. The obverse displays Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, beautifully designed by Ian Rank-Broadley. The Queen shares the obverse with the coin's date, place of mintage, weight, and purity.
The reverse reflects the Year of the Dog with an excited Labrador balancing on the stones. The Chinese Peony flowers are beautifully illustrated in the background. "Year of the Dog" is written as well as the Chinese symbol for the zodiac sign.The Perth Mint's mark, "P, " is also inscribed on the reverse. The item "Australian Perth Mint Series II Lunar Gold Tenth Ounce 2018 Dog" is in sale since Thursday, February 14, 2019.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Australia\Gold". The seller is "goldeneaglecoins" and is located in Laurel, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States.