2018 Year of The Dog $1 PNC
The Perth Mint along with Australia Post have released this latest Lunar Year of the Dog coin & stamp cover.
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 this influence are said to be loyal, amiable, kind and friendly.
Issued as Australian legal tender, the uncirculated aluminium bronze coin is housed in a beautifully designed card with a circular window revealing the coin's reverse and obverse designs.
The coin's reverse features a German Shepherd dog and pup lying in grass with Chinese peony flowers in the background. The design also includes the Chinese character for 'dog'. The design also includes The Perth Mint's 'P' Mintmark.
The coin's obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date and the monetary denomination.