Elizabeth II (1952-date)
10.00 AUD = 7.73 USD
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Year of the Dog
Series: Lunar series II
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
Dog standing at attention in front of a tree, Chinese symbol for Dog at right, year of issue to the left
Translation: 狗 (Dog)
The Royal Australian Mint released the first of this gold proof lunar coins in 2007. This particular coin depicted the Lunar Dog of the Chinese Zodiac Calendar and was the twelfth coin of the series. The Dog is the eleventh sign of twelve in the Chinese Zodiac Calendar. People born under this sign are faithful, courageous and warm-hearted. They can be communicative, serious and responsible when others need their help.
Struck in 1/10oz 99.99 fine gold and minted as a proof coin, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. Worldwide mintage is limited to 1,500. Each coin is encapsulated and presented in a wooden two-piece presentation case held closed by magnets. A numbered Certificate of Authenticity is included.
Aluminium-bronze & Fine Silver (.999) $1 versions of the coin were also issued.
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