2016 Australia Lunar Year Of Monkey Perth Mint 1 Oz .999 Fine Silver
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2016 Australia Lunar Year Of Monkey Perth Mint 1 Oz .999 Fine Silver:
2016 one ounce .999 fine silver Lunar Year of the Monkey from the Perth Mint of Australia.
This coin represents the ninth issue of 12 issues in the second series of Chinese Zodiac coins from the Perth Mint of Australia. The Chinese story of the Jade Emperor and the animals that make up the zodiac place the Monkey ninth in order reaching the far bank of the river, which is why thins coin is also ninth in the series of twelve.
According to legend, Monkeys are known to be clever and intelligent, but can be trouble makers as well. People born in the year of the monkey are believed to carry some of the traits of the animal for the year in which they were born. Other Monkey years include 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, and 2004. These coins make perfect gifts as a token of luck for people with important dates that happened in any one of these years!
This coin is .999 fine silver (99.9% pure silver). It has a mass of one troy ounce, and is automatically backed by the government of Australia to have exactly
Grade Service: None
Mint Mark: P - Perth Mint
Metal Content: 1 troy oz
Manufacturer: Perth Mint
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Diameter: 45.60 mm