• 2018 Australian 1kg 'Year of the Dog' Silver Bullion Coin rev
  • 2018 Australian 1kg 'Year of the Dog' Silver Bullion Coin obv
  • 2018 Australian 1kg 'Year of the Dog' Silver Bullion Coin rev
  • 2018 Australian 1kg 'Year of the Dog' Silver Bullion Coin obv
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2018 Year of the Dog Australian Lunar 1kg Silver Bullion Coin - Pre-Owned

The 2018 Year of the Dog Australian Lunar 1kg Silver Bullion Coin - Pre-Owned, issued by the Perth Mint, is an excellent investment choice for those seeking to own a large amount of silver bullion with a unique design.

  • 999 fineness
  • Contains 32.1507 troy ounces of silver
  • Presentation: Protective coin capsule
  • Mintage: 18,404 coins
  • Diameter: 100.6mm

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Year of the Dog Coins

The 2018 Year of the Dog ran from 16 February 2018 to 4 February 2019. This silver bullion coin is from the Australian Lunar Series by the Perth Mint in Australia.

The Perth Mint are respected for their high quality minting and beautiful designs on their bullion coins. This coin comes in a capsule to store and protect your coin. These coins are a favourite choice with investors looking to buy gold bullion at a low premium above the spot price. 


The fourth coinage effigy of Queen Elizabeth II appears on the obverse of the coin. This was designed by Ian Rank-Broadley.


The coin was designed by Perth Mint designer, Ing Ing Jong, and shows a German Shepherd dog, lying in the grass, alongside a puppy.

The Chinese character for ‘dog’ appears next to some Chinese peony flowers. The peony is the unofficial Chinese National Flower. Year of the Dog’ is written underneath. The Perth Mint mintmark appears on the right of the design.


Weight / Size1 Kilogram
Silver Weight Troy Ounces32.151
Fineness / Carat0.9999 Fine
Mintage Figure18,404
Obverse DesignerIan Rank-Broadley
Reverse DesignerIng Ing Jong
Issuing Monarch Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Mint / BrandPerth Mint
Terms & Delivery

Terms of Sale - Key Points

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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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Delivery Information

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows.

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

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Postal Insurance

We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase.