This 2018 five ounce fine silver coin features exceptional art, leading edge minting innovation using intricately engraved mother of pearl, and an extremely low mintage of just 888 pieces. Even the presentation of this coin is exceptional, coming housed in a premium case suitable for showcasing your coin on display as a work of art. The coin has a face value of $25 in Solomon Islands. HST/GST exempt.
The intricate design engraved in amber coloured mother of pearl presents a double image of a friendly dog in the foreground with the home in the background where he provides companionship, affection and protection. The obverse of the coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: "SOLOMON ISLANDS" and "2018", "5 oz Ag 999" and "ELIZABETH II".
Year of the Dog:
According to the Chinese lunar calendar, people born in the years 2018, 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970, 1958, 1946 and 1934 are all “Year of the Dog”. Dog year people are usually independent, sincere, loyal, valiant, clever, responsible, decisive and courageous.