Lunar Series I coins are highly sought after for their low mintages and strikingly detailed designs – a hallmark of this series. The Dog is the eighth release of this series and symbolizes fortune and good luck in Chinese culture. People born under the influence of the Dog are said to be reliable, faithful and honest.
This 40.6mm diameter 2006 Year of the Dog coin is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver. The exquisitely crafted piece has a reported mintage of 98,825.
The reverse of this coin depicts a German Shepard sitting on a bed of rocks.