2018 Australia 1 oz Silver Lunar Dog MS-69 PCGS (FS, Red Label)
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This Silver Lunar Dog from Perth Mint is graded a near perfect First Strike MS-69 by PCGS and comes in the APMEXclusive® Red Label holder from PCGS. With the mintage capped at 300,000 coins, Silver Lunar coins are highly sought after each year.
However, these MS-69 PCGS coins have a much lower population than the raw coins, with only 100 FS MS-69 coins in the Red Label. The overall population of First Strike coins from PCGS is 1,407.
- Contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Silver.
- PCGS encapsulation guarantees and protects the near perfect MS-69 condition.
- First Strike designation guarantees your coin was struck in the first 30 days of being released.
- Obverse: Portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, surrounded by the date, face value, Silver weight and purity.
- Reverse: Depicts a German Shepherd dog and pup lying in grass with Chinese peony flowers in the background. The design also incorporates the Chinese character for dog, the inscription "Year of the Dog" and The Perth Mint's traditional "P" mintmark.
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A landmark coin series of the highest regard, the Perth Lunars package beautiful designs, limited mintages and universal appeal all in one program. 2018 marks the second year of the Silver Lunar coin being minted in .9999 fineness, increasing its desirability to both collectors and investors.
Perth Mint's Australian Lunar Series II collection epitomizes the rich tradition of minting spectacular bullion coins by portraying animal themes from the Chinese Lunar calendar. The reverse design changes each year based on the Chinese lunar calendar, and the 2018 reverse celebrates the Year of the Dog. The birth dates for people born in the Lunar Year of the Dog include 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018. Those born in these years are said to be loyal, amiable, kind and friendly.
Known for their quality and collectibility, the Perth Mint Lunar series is a cornerstone of many Precious Metals portfolios. The original Lunar bullion series, these coins (beginning with the Series I launch in 1996) have become some of the most widely collected around the globe, as demand originated in Asia but spread to Europe and America as investors became exposed to the design and quality. In addition to the annual design change, many investors love that the coins' select mintage limits create the potential for even greater investment return in the form of a numismatic premium appreciation. This series is so popular, the 1 oz Gold and Silver Lunars are now instant sell-outs every year!
The Perth Lunar Series 1 concluded in 2010, and in 2008 (overlapping three years) began the Lunar Series 2 that is now in production. These releases have been tremendously popular worldwide, with each year selling out quickly as investors and collectors claim the coins of all sizes. As each 1 oz Silver bullion coin in Series 2 has been limited to only 300,000 coins worldwide, the prolonged popularity is ensured by the high level of collectibility as well as the stellar designs from the reputable Perth Mint.
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