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Description

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.

Specifications
3875
AU
Perth Mint
Brilliant uncirculated/Used
999
AU
Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with the words "Elizabeth II Australia 30 Dollars 1 kg 999 Silver 2016"
Adult and baby monkey sitting in a tree holding a peach and the words "Year of the Monkey" and the Chinese symbol for "monkey"
2015-10-05
100.5
13.25
AUD 30
2016
Ian Rank Broadley (obverse)
32.1500

SKU

3875

Country

AU

Manufacturer

Perth Mint

Condition

Brilliant uncirculated/Used

Purity

999

Origin

AU

Obverse

Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with the words "Elizabeth II Australia 30 Dollars 1 kg 999 Silver 2016"

Reverse

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

2015-10-05

Diameter (mm)

100.5

Average Thickness (mm)

13.25

Legal Tender

AUD 30

Year

2016

Designer

Ian Rank Broadley (obverse)

Metal Weight (ozt)

32.1500
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