Celebrate the eleventh sign in the Chinese zodiac with the fifth coin in our series. The tenth-ounce coin is struck in fine gold and is the only coin in the range finished to Brilliant Uncirculated standard. The dog is the fifth animal in The Shēngxiào Collection brought to life by artist Wuon-Gean Ho, continuing her series of designs that began with the Year of the Horse. The design depicts a terrier, a much-loved breed of dog that has been portrayed by artists for centuries.

“It’s been wonderful working with the craftsmen and women at The Royal Mint. I’m incredibly impressed and humbled at the amount of technical mastery and knowledge that they have.” Wuon-Gean Ho

Specification

Lunar Year of the Dog 2018 UK Five Ounce Gold Proof Coin

Specification Value
Denomination £100
Maximum Coin Mintage 58
Alloy 999.9 Fine Gold
Weight 156.30g
Diameter 50.00mm
Specification Value
Reverse Designer Wuon-Gean Ho
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof
Year 2018
Pure Metal Type Gold
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