Pug, 1 dollar, Series: Man’s Best Friends – Dogs

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  • Issuer:
  • Denomination:
    1 New Zealand dollar
  • Metal:
    Ag 999
  • Decoration:
    digital printing
  • Quality:
  • Size:
    38.61 mm
  • Weight:
    17.50 g
  • Circulation:
    999 pcs
  • Date of issue:
    December 2015

The Mint of Poland is pleased to present a new commemorative coin from the series “Man’s Best Friends – Dogs”. This time we introduce the Pug – a small, cobby dog with wrinkled face and curled tail.

  • Great gift for all dog lovers!
  • Minted in .999 sterling silver
  • Decorated with innovative digital printing
  • Limited mintage – only 999 pcs!
  • Colorful presentation case depicting a cute fawn Pug

Pugs are companion dogs imported from China to Europe. Most often their smooth coats are fawn or black, but also can be apricot- or silver-fawn. Representatives of this breed are good-natured, playful and sociable. Their friendly attitude makes them an outstanding companion and family pet.

At the first glance unremarkable pugs conquer the hearts of many dog lovers! The most characteristic physical features of this breed include wide chest, muscled legs and a round head with big dark eyes and wrinkled face. Consecutive coin from the series “Man’s Best Friends – Dogs”, devoted to sociable and loyal Pugs, will for sure attract all owners of pooches! Thanks to advanced technology of digital printing, the image of the dog depicted on the coin is extremely lifelike. What is more, the coin is accompanied by a specially designed, neat presentation case, decorated with an image of a fawn Pug.


In the central part of the coin – effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Below – inscriptions: Ag 999 (hallmark), m/w (mint mark). Along the rim – inscriptions: ELIZABETH II, NIUE ISLAND (issuer), 1 DOLLAR (face value), 2015 (year of issue).


In the central part of the coin – colorful image of a fawn pug in digital printing. In the background – relief image of the specimen against decorative plants. Above – name of the coin in English and Polish: MOPS/PUG.