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Pure Silver Lunar Lotus Coin - Year of the Dog (2018)

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Pure Silver Lunar Lotus Coin - Year of the Dog (2018)

$101.88 CAD
Mintage: 18,888
STATUS:
Canada and US only

A perfect gift for someone born in the Year of the Dog! Order today!

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2018 is the year of "Man's most loyal friend!". Those born under the sign of the Dog are loyal guardians and friends who are honest, kind and eternally compassionate. Oftentimes, they're bundles of energy; but they're also known for showering family and friends with kindness, support and love.

Celebrate this bighearted soul in your life—and all who are born under this sign—with a one-of-a-kind collectible that includes magnolia blossoms to highlight the Dog's noble traits!

Special features:
  • POPULAR LUNAR SERIES! Your coin is part of our popular Lunar series featuring coins of the Chinese zodiac; 9th coin in this series of 12 coins.
  • MIRROR BACKGROUND! Your coin features a dog design over a mirror background! Move the encapsulated coin in your hand and watch how the mirror background and finishes on the dog catch and reflect the light! Stunning!
  • A PERFECT GIFT FOR SOMEONE BORN IN THE FOLLOWING YEARS: 1910, 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006…and now 2018!
  • LUCK AND FORTUNE FOR THE WHOLE YEAR! The mintage of 18,888 is in keeping with the number "8" as a symbol of good luck in Chinese culture!
  • INCLUDES DOG CHINESE CHARACTER! Your coin design features the engraved Chinese character for dog.
  • MAGNIFICENT PACKAGING! Each encapsulated coin is housed in a satin-like covered case with a custom red sleeve—an auspicious colour for good fortune!
  • INCLUDES SERIALIZED CERTIFICATE! The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins. Most of these are serialized certifications, meaning that each certificate is given a unique number, starting at 1.
  • PURE SILVER! Your coin is crafted from 99.99% pure silver with a beautiful proof finish!
  • GST/HST EXEMPT! Your coin is GST/HST exempt.

Design:

The reverse commemorates 2018 as the Year of the Dog with a design that emphasizes the noble character of its animal representative. Viewed in side profile, the dog is the very image of a faithful protector and courageous companion as it looks beyond the coin's scalloped rim. Beneath its muzzle lies the engraved Chinese character for "dog," while the timeless beauty of magnolia blossoms adds an ornamental flourish to the left side of the coin. These ancient blooms are far more symbolic, however, for they represent nobility and purity, and are a fitting floral tribute to a sign associated with some of humanity's more virtuous qualities. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

Did you know…
  • If you were born under the sign of the Dog, your lucky numbers are 3, 4 and 9!
  • According to the Chinese zodiac, the Dog is most compatible with the Rabbit (those born in 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011). The least compatible signs are believed to be the Dragon, the Goat and the Rooster.
  • The Dog's lucky colours are red, green and purple.
  • Magnolias are a symbol of nobility and purity, and have been cultivated for thousands of years. In ancient China, the magnolia symbolized feminine beauty.
  • People born in January or February should consult the Chinese lunar calendar, since the lunar New Year falls on a different day each year. This celebration is better known as the Spring Festival and coincides with the first day of spring—a date that shifts from year to year depending upon the lunar cycle and solar year.

Packaging:

Your coin is encapsulated and housed in a silver satin-like covered case with a custom red sleeve.

Order today!

Reviews

Good Value

5

Excellent gifts for my kids.

Rainy

Toronto, ON

Yes

i would recommend this product

5

excellent design

none

london on

Yes

Ok

4

Did not like the service I received. You offered a ten dollar discount, on a purchase over a hundred dollars. Which this coin was, but once I used the discount you wanted to charge me ten dollars to mail it to me. This seems point less. I did receive the discount and never paid the shipping, but had to fight for it.

Not really happy

Saskatchewan

Yes

I will continue to buy this coin series. A beautiful coin.

5

This coin is the latest issue of the Lunar, Lotus collection. It is a beautiful coin.

Antiquetrader

Palmdale, CA

Yes

Excellent Quality,enhances the coins in this collection.

5

It helps complete the collection of the full cycle of Chinese Lunar Years.

viewer the follower

NS

Yes

Great Series of Coins

5

#9 in a 12 coin series, very happy I am collecting. Beautiful coins and presentation box!

Kevin from Virginia

Hopewell VA

Yes

Love it.

5

For my kids who were in the year of the dog.

DanDan

Edmonton

Yes

Very nice coin.

5

Like the shape and finish of these coins.

V

Sexsmith, AB

Yes

Great

5

Great

Mazzy

Toronto

I have this coin put away for a Birthday Gift for someone I

5

Very unique and very special gift for someone born in the year of the Dog who happens to love Sharpeis

Kitty1953

Ontario

Yes

109611en

4.9 10

100.0

Under Special Features it indicates that this is "9th coin in this series of 12 coins" Could you tell me what are the other 3 previous features in this series? I know it is Rooster in 2017.

None

Hi, The three previous 1 oz silver lunar lotus coins were; "Fine Silver Lunar Lotus Coin - Year of the Monkey (2016)" items # 109609, "Fine Silver Lunar Lotus Coin - Year of the Sheep (2015)" item # 109608 and "Fine Silver Lunar Lotus - Year of the Horse (2014)" item # 109607.

Chad

What type of dog is on the coin?

Dog lover

It is not a specific breed, just a generic silhouette.

Libby (Product Team)

The type of dog is a Shar Pei. It is dog that originates in China and is characterized by deep wrinkles.

The Designer

I am a dog fanatic and you can be sure this dog is a Shar Pei.

Suzie

Do you other gold coins for the Chinese years. I see one for teh year of teh dog and one for rooster. Any others ? Thanks

Chuck

Hello, this is an annual product that is created for each year so there are others pending the Lunar calendar.

Libby (Product Team)

What type of dog is on design of this coin?

NG

It is not a specific breed, just a generic silhouette.

Libby (Product Team)

It appears to be a Shar Pei.

anonymous

Specifications

  • No.109611
  • Mintage18,888
  • Composition99.99% pure silver
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 26.7
  • Diameter (mm) 38
  • Edgeplain
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value15 dollars
  • ArtistThree Degrees Creative Group (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)
Accessed November 19, 2017