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2018 Chad 1 Ounce Hound of Baskervilles Sherlock Holmes Lunar Year of the Dog Ominous High Relief Silver Coin

$110.00 CAD

We are pleased to offer, a new series of silver coins featuring the most stunning in Lunar designs. The Ominous Lunar Calendar collection launched in 2018 for the Year of the Dog is unlike any Lunar Series before it, and these silver coins are ultra-high relief with an antique finish and one-of-a-kind designs. 

Coin Highlights:

Arrives in a themed tin with a beige cotton pouch 
1st coin in the new Ominous Lunar Calendar Series
Limited mintage of only 999 coins
Antique finish with ultra-high relief strike

Serial Number and Tracking History Database:

Each coin will have its serial number etched on the rim with a matching number and certificate of authenticity laser engraved on the bottom of a light-weight aluminum screw-top box.

As an added innovation for collectors of this series, the manufacturers have developed the first-ever online coin database where buyers can track the history of coins from the series such as order dates, prices, and in which country the owners purchased the coin.

The new Ominous Lunar Calendar Series is different from any other lunar collection available today. While others depict the creatures of the Lunar Calendar is clean, simple designs, the ominous name wouldn't apply if these images weren't slightly frightening in nature. The inspiration for this design came from a Sherlock Holmes detective story. 

All 2018 1 oz Republic of Chad Hound of Baskervilles Silver Coins are specially housed inside of themed boxes and include a Certificate of Authenticity with purchase. The coins have an exceptionally low mintage of just 999 per design. The images are struck on ultra-high relief blanks with an antique polish that gives them the appearance of ancient coinage.

Written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the Hound of Baskervilles appeared in the Strand Magazine from 1901 to 1902 and is set in Englands West Country. It tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a mythical hound from supernatural origins.

The obverse of the 2018 1 oz Republic of Chad Hound of Baskervilles Silver Coin features the coat of arms for the Republic of Chad in the center. There is a moon centered above the coat of arms with two massive paws reaching around to encompass the seal. Each of the paws has six claws for a total of 12 to represent all 12 animals in the Zodiac.  The reverse features a most diabolical depiction of the Hound of Baskerville is stunning high relief and lustrous antique finish.

*Coin serial you receive may differ from that shown in the stock imagery.


Ominous Lunar Calendar Series
Year: 2018 
Issuer: Republic Of Chad
Quality:  Antique Finish
Denomination: 5,000 Francs CFA
Metal Content: 1 Troy Ounce
Purity: .999
Mintage: 999
Manufacturer:  Poland Mint
Diameter: 38.61 mm
Mint capsule, Thematic Box, Certificate of Authenticity