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It is believed that the dog is man's best friend and even understands the human spirit, whether the owner is wealthy or not. While they make great companions, that isn't the only thing they have to offer when it comes to the Chinese Zodiac calendar. The dog also symbolizes fortune and good luck in Chinese culture. When a dog would wonder to someone's house, normally that would be an annoyance but in ancient times, it was a sign of good luck to adopt the dog. This 2006 silver dog coin weighs 5 solid ounces of pure silver, comes brilliant uncirculated condition with proof-like qualities, and is sealed in an airtight capsule. The Australian Lunar Series I is the perfect starter collection for anyone who wants to buy silver and collect coins at the same time.
The reverse reveals the main attraction: the dog. This dog is sitting by its lonesome, looking like he needs a family to adopt him. It's ears are perked as if it's listening but its body language reveals the relaxed state of the dog. The dog shimmers with the flawless proof finishing touches. Man has had a relationship with dogs since the beginning of time so it appropriate that this dog looks approachable. The reverse also bears the coin's date of mintage, weight, and purity for validity reasons. The obverse of the coin displays the famous side portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley's depiction of the Queen Elizabeth II. The obverse is also stamped with the coin's legal tender value and place of mintage. It is believed that dog owners become immortal when they adopt a dog so it's only in your best interest to adopt this 5 ounce dog!