Lunar II Dog 1/10oz Gold Coin 2018


Lunar II Dog 1/10oz Gold Coin 2018 front

Weight: 3.11 g
Purity: 999.9 / 1000
Country: Australia
Mint: Perth Mint
Grading: Mint State - Uncirculated
Packing: Single in plastic capsule
Tax: Tax Free acc. to §25c UStG
Stock Status: Shipment starts Oct. 9th
Currently not available
Sell back price: € 162.05
Product Description

The Lunar II Dog 1/10oz gold coin has arrived! The lunar II series was first introduced by the Perth Mint in 2008 and celebrates the 12 animals in the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. Each year the design changes to celebrate a different animal in the lunar cycle. 2018 is the “Year of The Dog”

The 1/10oz Lunar II Dog comes in brilliant uncirculated condition. These coins are some of the most popular bullion coins on the market today.

Weight, Size and Fineness

The Lunar II Dog is available in a variety of different sizes which include 2oz, 1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz and 1/20oz. The coins are considered legal tender in Australia.

The Key Specifications of the 1/10oz Lunar II Dog are listed below:

Gross Weight: 3.11gram

Diameter: 18.60m

Thickness: 2.2m

Nominal Value: 15 Dollars

Fractional Sized Bullion Coins

Fractional Sized bullion coins like the 1/10oz Lunar II Dog have a variety of different benefits to both investors and collectors.

  • Fractional sized coins have lower price points than the 1oz version and are ideal for first time gold buyers or for those who wish to add to a current gold bullion portfolio.

  • These coins are also good for collectors who want to own the entire Perth Mint Lunar series.

  • Fractional sizes can be used for barter and trade.

  • Smaller coins are easy to travel with and can be carried in your pocket.


The Lunar II series by the Perth Mint are beautiful, high purity coins with exceptional quality. Since 2013 the Lunar II series have been designed by Ing Ing Jong. Ing graduated from Perth’s Central TAFE school of art and design in 2006. One of Ing’s biggest inspirations is Disney.

On the front of the Lunar II Dog, Ing choose to feature the Labrador Retriever as the main motif. The labrador is a beloved dog across the most of the world and is depicted standing on a bed of rocks. The additional artwork on the front of the coin includes the Chinese character for dog as well as the inscription “Year of the Dog”  

The reverse side depicts the iconic image of Queen Elizabeth II. The portrait of the queen was designed in 1997 by Ian Rank Broadley. Embossed on the outer edge of the coin are the words “Queen Elizabeth II” “Australia” “15 Dollars” “2018” and “1/10oz 9999 Gold”

Product Details

Manufacturer: Royal Perth Mint
Country of origin: Australia
Karat: 24K
Gold: 99.99%
Fine content: 999.9 / 1000
Alloy: Gold
Weight: 1/10oz
Scratch resistance: poor