With more than a century of minting expertise and excellence, The Perth Mint produces some of the world’s finest bullion coins.
Meticulously struck from the purest precious metals, our complete control from mine to market ensures our bullion coins are the hallmark of Australian quality and purity.
The reverse of each coin depicts a German Shepherd dog and pup lying in grass with Chinese peony flowers in the background. The design also incorporates the Chinese character for ‘dog’, the inscription ‘Year of the Dog’ and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date, the weight and purity, and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse of each coin.
Specifications: .5oz .999 Silver, Denomination: 50c AUD, Fineness: 99.99%, Minimum Gross Weight: 15.553g, Maximum Diameter: 36.60mm, Maximum Thickness: 1.97mm