Working Dogs One Ounce Silver 5 Coin Proof Collection from the Perth Mint, Australia

Working-Dogs-one-ounce- 1oz-silver-5-proof-Coin-Collection-2010-2011-presentation-Perth-Mint-australiaWorking Dogs Series:

Focusing on five intelligent working dog breeds, this exciting Working Dogs series portrays these unpaid, unsung heroes of the Australian labour force – our four-legged, big-hearted workers. Coin Club Australia is aiming to raise a sum of $15,000 as charity funds for RSPCA Australia through the Working Dogs coin program.


  • July 2010: Labrador Retriever – Guide Dog
  • October 2010: Border Collie – Sheep Dog
  • January 2011: Australian Cattle Dog – Herding Dog
  • April 2011: Beagle – Detector Dog
  • July 2011: German Shepherd – Police Dog

Manufacturer: The Perth Mint

Legal Tender: Tuvalu $1 x 5

Mintage: 3,000 of each coin

Material: 5 Troy oz 99.9% Silver

Presentation: Each coin is accompanied by a matching-number Certificate of Authenticity,housed in a presentation case and illustrated shipper. 5-coin display case is included.

Release Date: July 2010 – July 2011

Technical Specifications for each coin

Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (TVD) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.00