This magnificent silver coin celebrate the Year of the Monkey, the ninth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. (Show more....) In Chinese culture, people born in the Year of the Monkey - 1908, 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956,1968, 1980, 1992, 2004 and 2016 are regarded as intelligent, quick-witted, optimistic, ambitious, and adventurous.
Each coin's reverse depicts an adult monkey and a baby monkey sitting in a peach tree. The baby is holding a peach, which is symbolic of longevity and immortality. The Chinese character for 'monkey' and the inscription 'Year of the Monkey' also appear in the design with The Perth Mint's traditional 'P' mintmark. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2016 year-date and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse of each coin.
The Perth Mint is producing only 300,000 of these 1 oz coins. Production will cease when the mintage fully sold or at the end of the series, whichever comes first.
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About the Perth Mint
Founded in 1899, the Perth Mint is the official minting authority of the Australian Government. Fully owned by the state government of Western Australia, The Perth (Show more....) Mint has maintained an outstanding reputation for fine gold coins and bars among bullion buyers worldwide.
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The coin(s) you receive may not be in mint condition.