Portrait of the Queen Elizabeth II in the field of the coin.
Lettering: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 10 KG 9999 AG 2018 300 DOLLARS IRB
Depicts a German Shepherd dog and pup lying in the grass with Chinese peony flowers in the background. The design also incorporates the Chinese character for "dog", the inscription "Year of the Dog" and The Perth Mint's traditional "P" mintmark.
Lettering: YEAR OF THE DOG P IJ