Add beautiful Gold Bullion to your collection and celebrate the Year of the Monkey with this 2016 Perth Mint 1 oz Gold Coin. Each coin consists of one troy ounce of .9999 fine gold by Australia’s Perth Mint, and is a part of its Lunar Series II that features the ninth animal in the Chinese zodiac.
The reverse of this 1 oz gold coin shows an adult monkey looking back over its shoulder as it sits in a peach tree – the peach tree signifies a long, healthy life in the Chinese culture. This complex design also depicts a Chinese symbol for “monkey” and the inscription “Year of the Monkey.”
People born during the Year of the Monkey are thought to have particular personality traits that are associate with that animal (each year and animal is different). The characteristics of the monkey that those born during this year demonstrate are optimism, intelligence, adventure, wit and ambition. The Year of the Monkey officially begins Feb. 8, 2016.
A new effigy of Queen Elizabeth II is featured on the obverse of this gold coin along with inscriptions of “AUSTRALIA,” “2016” and the coin’s weight, metal purity and legal tender value. Her Majesty recently became the longest reigning British Monarch when she surpassed Queen Victoria, her great-great grandmother, on Sept. 9, 2015.
All Perth Mint Gold Coins are backed by the Australian government and produced by one of the most trusted Sovereign Mints in the world, which guarantees the coin’s weight and metal purity. While it has legal tender value, its actual worth is in its gold content. This 1 oz Year of the Monkey will have a mintage of 30,000, making it a highly coveted coin among both investors and collectors.
Individual Perth Mint Gold Monkeys will be packaged and shipped in original mint plastic capsules. Each coin will be shipped in the exact condition it was received from the mint.
Make the Year of the Monkey one to remember by investing in this 2016 Perth Mint 1 oz Gold Year of the Monkey Coin. Buy yours from Provident Metals today using our secure online ordering system or by calling 800-313-3315.
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|Metal Content||1 Troy Ounce|
|Product Series||Lunar Series II|
|Mint Mark||P Perth Mint|
|Designer (Obverse)||Ian RankBroadley|
|Designer (Reverse)||Ing Ing Jong|
|Certificate of Authenticity||No|
|Capsule Size||32.6 mm|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|