|Coin||Gold Ounce 2018 Year of the Dog Scottsdale Bar|
In the United States, a significant number of private mints produce bullion which is not legal tender and is targeted at investors and not at coin collectors - such as this one.
This 1 oz Gold Bar dedicated to the 2018 Chinese Lunar Year of the Dog was made by the Scottsdale Mint.
Each bar is sealed in a Certi-Lock assay card and assigned a unique set of authenticity credentials. LBMA & ISO 9001-2015.
Within a circle, the flags of the United States of America and of Switzerland; around left, SCOTTSDALE MINT; around right, ARGOR - HERAEUS.
Below, the precious metal content: 1 TROY OUNCE .9999 FINE GOLD.
Below that, the logo of Argor - Heraeus in a rectangle with the inscription MELTER ASSAYER.
||SCOTTSDALE MINT · ARGOR - HERAEUS · 1 TROY OUNCE .9999 FINE GOLD
The reverse shows at its centre the Chinese character for "dog": 狗.
On two lines above, YEAR OF THE DOG, flanked by two lotus flowers.
Below, the date of issue 2018.
||YEAR OF THE DOG 狗 2018