This silver coin commemorates the...
This beautiful 5 Oz Silver coin is dedicated to those born under the Chinese lunar year of the Dog, known to be helpful, precise and loyal persons. The coin has a lovely design, has a selective Gold plating, has a Proof quality and comes in an elegant case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage to only 500 pieces worldwide!
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Availability date: 08/22/2017
The Dog is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Dog is associated with the Earthly Branch symbol . The character 狗 refers to the actual animal while 戌 refers to the zodiac animal.
The reverse of the coin depicts a Gold plated Dog guarding his cub and companion over a garden background. On top of the reverse, the inscription: “YEAR OF THE DOG” – the name of the coin and “狗” – Dog in Chinese character. The obverse of the coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: “NIUE” – the issue country, “2018” – the year of issue, “8 DOLLARS” – the face value, “5OZ 999 SILVER” – the weight of the coin and the fineness of the Silver and “ELIZABETH II” – the name of the Queen.