Buy the 2006 Australian Lunar Year of the Dog 1 Kilo Gold Coin
The Chinese Lunar Calendar is based on a 12 year cycle, each year in the cycle is associated with a different animal. The Perth Mint in Australia started issuing series of Chinese Lunar Calendar Coins, in gold in 1996, which was the Year of the Rat.
The 2006 Chinese lunar Year of the Dog ran from Jan 29, 2006 to Feb 17, 2007. This gold bullion coin is from the Australian Lunar Series I by the Perth Mint in Australia. The Perh Mint are respected for their high quality minting and beautiful designs on their bullion coins. These coins are a favourite choice with investors looking to buy gold bullion at a low premium above the spot price.
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The obverse bears the fourth portrait of Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley with the inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 3000 DOLLARS
The canine breed used for the model of this year's gold year of the dog coins is the beagle.
|Alloy||24 carat gold|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Actual Gold Weight||31.1035 troy oz|
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