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Buy your 1/2 oz Perth mint lunar year of the dog gold coin from our online show now at the most competitive price on the net. This 1/2 oz Gold coin is the 11th release in the hugely popular lunar series II from the historic Perth mint, which celebrates each year with the animal symbols of the Chinese Zodiac.

The reverse designs on the coins of this series change with each release and the 2018 coin features none other than man’s best friend, a Labrador Retriever, who is depicted on the lookout with a sculpted pine in the field. Also on the reverse you’ll see the Chinese symbol for ‘dog’ and the words ‘Year of the Dog.’

The obverse of this .9999 fine gold coin bears a crisp and beautifully portrayed profile of Queen Elizabeth II, as crafted by Ian Rank-Broadley. The coin’s obverse relief is encircled by inscriptions stating the country of origin, Australia, as well as the weight, purity and face value of the coin.

The Chinese Zodiac is an age old system still diligently adhered to in the every day lives of the people of China; this is one of the reasons why Lunar coins are amongst the most popular collection pieces in the world. Celebrate the year of the dog when you order your 1/2 oz 2018 Perth mint lunar year of the dog gold coin today.

Specifications
4816
AU
Perth Mint
Brilliant uncirculated
9999
AU
Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with the words "Elizabeth II Australia 50 Dollars 1/2 oz 9999 Gold 2018"
Dog walking in a field of rocks with a pine tree in the background and the words "year of the dog" and the Chinese character for 'dog'.
30.6
2.2
AUD 50
2018
Ian Rank Broadley (obverse)
0.5000

SKU

4816

Country

AU

Manufacturer

Perth Mint

Condition

Brilliant uncirculated

Purity

9999

Origin

AU

Obverse

Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with the words "Elizabeth II Australia 50 Dollars 1/2 oz 9999 Gold 2018"

Reverse

Dog walking in a field of rocks with a pine tree in the background and the words "year of the dog" and the Chinese character for 'dog'.

Diameter (mm)

30.6

Average Thickness (mm)

2.2

Legal Tender

AUD 50

Year

2018

Designer

Ian Rank Broadley (obverse)

Metal Weight (ozt)

0.5000
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