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Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with the words "Elizabeth II Australia 1 Dollar 1 oz 999 Silver 2016"

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Colourized adult and baby monkey sitting in a tree holding a peach and the words "Year of the Monkey" and the Chinese symbol for "monkey"

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1 oz 2016 Perth Mint Lunar Year of the Monkey Colourized Silver Coin

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Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with the words "Elizabeth II Australia 1 Dollar 1 oz 999 Silver 2016"Colourized adult and baby monkey sitting in a tree holding a peach and the words "Year of the Monkey" and the Chinese symbol for "monkey"1 oz 2016 Perth Mint Lunar Year of the Monkey Colourized Silver Coin
  • 221 Available
  • New
  • Purity: 999

This bullion coin has been beautifully enhanced with enamel colouring on both of the monkeys as well as the peaches.

For 2016, the Perth Mint's internationally renowned Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II celebrated the Year of the Monkey, the ninth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac.

These superb quality releases are perfect for people born in "monkey" years - 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004 and in 2016 - who are regarded as clever, intelligent, flexible, quick-witted and versatile. Personality traits like gentleness and honesty bring them an everlasting love life.

The reverse of each coin depicts adult and baby monkeys sitting in a peach tree, with the baby holding a peach. The peach tree is symbolic of immortality in Chinese art. The Chinese character for "monkey" and the inscription "Year of the Monkey" also appear in the design along with The Perth Mint's traditional "P" mintmark, the year and weight. As well as appealing to silver coin collectors, these outstanding releases also make great gifts for people born in any year "ruled" by the Chinese lunar monkey.

In multiples of 20, this coin will come in a mint roll. In multiples of 100, these coins will ship in a Perth Mint box.

4234
2016
Australia
New
10000
999
Australia
AUD 1
Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with the words "Elizabeth II Australia 1 Dollar 1 oz 999 Silver 2016"
Colourized adult and baby monkey sitting in a tree holding a peach and the words "Year of the Monkey" and the Chinese symbol for "monkey"
2016
45
2.1
45 x 45 x 2.1
1.00
Perth Mint

SKU

4234

Year

2016

Country

Australia

Condition

New

Mintage

10000

Purity

999

Origin

Australia

Legal Tender

AUD 1

Obverse

Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with the words "Elizabeth II Australia 1 Dollar 1 oz 999 Silver 2016"

Reverse

Colourized adult and baby monkey sitting in a tree holding a peach and the words "Year of the Monkey" and the Chinese symbol for "monkey"

First Released

2016

Diameter (mm)

45

Average Thickness (mm)

2.1

Dimensions (mm)

45 x 45 x 2.1

Metal Weight (ozt)

1.00

Manufacturer

Perth Mint
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