• 2018 1 oz Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Dog Perth Mint Bullion 24605
  • 2018 1 oz Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Dog Perth Mint Bullion 24604
  • 2018 1 oz Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Dog Perth Mint Bullion 24605
  • 2018 1 oz Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Dog Perth Mint Bullion 24604
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2018 1 oz Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Dog Perth Mint Bullion

This is the 2018 Perth Mint Year of the Dog one ounce silver coin.

  • Struck in 9999 fineness
  • Contains 1 troy ounce of silver
  • Limited mintage of 300,000
  • Comes in a protective capsule

These one ounce coins are always the most sought after of all the sizes. They have a mintage figure of 300,000 coins. Once we have sold out of our allocation we are unable to source anymore. 


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The Chinese Lunar Year of the Dog begins on 16th February, 2018. People born under this lunar sign are thought to be honest and kind.

Each year the Perth Mint's Lunar Series bullion coins are eagerly anticipated by collectors and investors looking for high quality bullion at low premiums above spot. You won't be disappointed in the new 2018 designs.


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. It stands as a symbol of spring and female beauty and reproduction. It also represents richness, honour and high social class. It is a favored flower for the 12th wedding anniversary. ‘Year of the Dog’ is written underneath.

The Perth Mint mintmark appears on the right of the design.


Denomination 1 Dollar
Alloy .9999 Silver
Diameter 41.6mm
Thickness 6.0mm
Weight 1 oz
Maximum Mintage 300,000
Obverse Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer Ing Ing Jong
Mint Perth Mint
Finish Uncirculated
Terms & Delivery

Terms of Sale - Key Points

You can find more information on payment and identification requirements.

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.

Full delivery information can be found by clicking here.

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.