Celebrate the Chinese Lunar Year of the Monkey with this Perth Mint 2016 2 oz Silver Year of the Monkey Coin. Now available at Provident Metals, these .999 fine silver coins are manufactured at Australia’s Perth Mint with an unlimited mintage, and can be placed into Precious Metals IRAs because they are backed and certified by the Australian government.
The reverse features an adult monkey with its baby resting on a branch in a peach tree; the young monkey is holding a peach in its right hand. Peaches are a symbol of a long, healthy life in the Chinese culture. The Chinese symbol meaning “monkey” and the words “Year of the Monkey” are inscribed on the coin as well.
People born in the Year of the Monkey are though to be intelligent, witty, optimistic, and adventurous. The Year of the Monkey officially starts on Feb. 8, 2016, and honors the ninth animal in the Chinese zodiac.
The obverse features the familiar portrait of Queen Elizabeth II as designed by Ian Rank-Broadley. Inscriptions surrounding the profile read “QUEEN ELIZABETH II”, “AUSTRALIA”, and “2016”, along with the coin’s weight, purity, and denomination. Her Majesty became the longest reigning British Monarch on Sept. 9, 2015, when she surpassed Queen Victoria, who reigned for 23,226 days, 16 hours and 23 minutes.
This Year of the Monkey 2 oz Silver Coin is part of the Perth Mint’s Lunar Series II, which features the animals of the Chinese zodiac. Each coin is guaranteed .999 pure silver and is legal tender in Australia. With global recognition, intricate design, and high-quality production, these Year of the Monkey coins make excellent additions to any Silver Bullion collection.
Produced in Brilliant Uncirculated Condition, individual coins will ship in a plastic capsule in the exact condition we receive them from the mint.
Add a Perth Mint 2016 2 oz Year of the Monkey Silver Coin to your Bullion collection today. Orders can be placed online or by calling our team of friendly and helpful customer service representatives at 800-313-3315.
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|Metal Content||2 troy oz|
|Metals Purity||.999 Fine Silver|
|Product Series||Perth Mint Lunar Series II|