2016 Australian Opal Lunar Series Monkey Silver Proof Coin (sold out at mint)
The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar monkey include 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, and 2016. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be intelligent, quick-witted, optimistic, ambitious, and adventurous. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the Australian Opal Lunar Series Year of the Monkey 2016 1oz Silver Proof Coin. The coins reverse incorporates an inner panel design of a monkey with a peach, which is symbolic of longevity and immortality, detailed in pure Australian opal.
The outer panel of the coin depicts a collection of peach blossoms. The design includes the inscription YEAR OF THE MONKEY, the 2016 year-date, and The Perth Mints traditional P mintmark. The coin's obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and the monetary denomination.
Silver Content (Troy oz) 1. Fineness (% purity) 99.9. Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135. Maximum Diameter (mm) 36.60. Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.50.
The item "2016 Australian Opal Lunar Series Monkey Silver Proof Coin (sold out at mint)" is in sale since Sunday, May 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\Australian\Decimal". The seller is "sydneycoinshop2000" and is located in Sydney, NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Proof: Yes
- Year: 2016
- Composition: Silver
- Era: 2000s