Celebrating the Year of the Dog and the ideal of good fortune, this stunning 1oz silver proof two-coin set is released to encourage wealth and wisdom.
The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be loyal, amiable, kind and friendly.
The wealth coin’s reverse depicts a representation of a Rottweiler dog lying on a large coin and surrounded by a stack of gold coins signifying wealth. The inscriptions WEALTH and 2018 YEAR OF THE DOG also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark. The wisdom coin’s reverse depicts a representation of a Border Collie dog sitting on the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra book surrounded by traditional symbols of knowledge and learning including a world globe, a quill and a pot of ink, a candle, a compass and scrolls of paper which represent wisdom. The inscriptions WISDOM and 2018 YEAR OF THE DOG also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on each coin’s obverse. Each set is housed in a classic display case with a colourful illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.