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1oz Silver Lunar 2018, Year of the Dog, UK

These limited edition one ounce Silver Lunar Year of the Dog Coins are produced by The Royal Mint, each coin contains 31.1035 grams of .999 fine silver.
The Lunar coin series is UK legal tender and hence capital gains tax free.
These 1 oz Silver Lunar Dog coins dated 2018 are supplied as new in brilliant uncirculated condition.

Manufacturer: Royal Mint
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Lunar year of the Dog, One Ounce Fine Silver Coin, 2017 UK

  • Limited edition coin dated 2018
  • Price inclusive of insured delivery
  • Price excluding VAT
  • Each 1oz silver Lunar Dog contains one troy ounce (31.1035 grams) of 999.9 fine silver
  • Legal tender in the UK, CGT exempt (UK) 
  • UK Government assurance of weight and purity
  • The number eight, believed to be lucky in Chinese culture, is incorporated in each mintage
  • Face value: £2.00 (GBP)
  • The obverse features a new guilloche background design
  • Single coins will be supplied in Royal Mint hard plastic capsules, multiples of 20 will be sent in plastic sealed rolls. 
  • Bleyer Bullion is an authorised retailer of Royal Mint products

The Dog is the fifth in The Royal Mint’s series of lunar coins brought to life by artist Wuon-Gean Ho, following her designs for the Year of the Horse, Sheep, Monkey and Rooster. The design depicts a terrier, a much-loved breed of dog that has been portrayed by artists for centuries.

About the Royal Mint's Shengxiào (Lunar) Series

The Royal Mint is a national treasure, making beautifully crafted coins and medals for countries all over the world. Over a thousand years of craftsmanship and artistry ensures every piece they strike is a long-lasting piece of history. 

The Royal Mint’s Lunar Shēngxiào coin collection was launched in 2014 and celebrates wonderful Chinese traditions in a unique fusion of Chinese and British heritage. Each coin features contemporary designs of the animals of the Chinese Zodiac.

The lunar calendar plays a significant role in Chinese culture, helping people choose auspicious days for notable events in their lives, such as a wedding day. It also sets out auspicious dates, including Chinese New Year. During these celebrations gifts in red envelopes are often given to family, friends and colleagues symbolising love, luck and good fortune. The coins of The Shēngxiào Collection are a continuation of this ancient gift-giving tradition.

Year

Animal

Links:

2014

Horse

Gold - Silver

2015

Sheep

Gold - Silver

2016

Monkey

Gold - Silver

2017

Rooster

Gold - Silver

2018

Dog

Gold - Silver

2019

Pig

Not yet released

2020

Rat

Not yet released

2021

Oxen

Not yet released

2022

Tiger

Not yet released

2023

Rabbit

Not yet released

2024

Dragon

Not yet released

2025

Snake

Not yet released

2014 – 2016 Set

Horse, Sheep, Monkey

GoldSilver

2014 – 2017 Set

Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster

GoldSilver

2014 – 2018 Set

Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog

GoldSilver

The Royal Mint is listed as an active Good Delivery Refiner by the London Bullion Market Association.

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Products specifications
Metal Silver
Type Coin
Purity 999.9 Fineness
Weight 31.1035g (1oz)
Fine weight 1oz
Country United Kingdom
Denomination £2 GBP
Mint Royal Mint
Dimensions Thickness: 3.0mm Diameter: 38.61mm