2016 UK Lunar Monkey 1oz Gold Coin

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If you're ready to sell your items to us you can post them to us via Royal Mail. Full instructions can be found below.

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Items can be posted to us - we recommend using Royal Mail Special Delivery service to ensure your goods are delivered securely. Alternatively, they can be brought into our secure showroom upon appointment. 

Step 1: Download, print, and complete our 'Sell To Us' form and include this inside your parcel with your securely wrapped items.

Step 2: Send your parcel to Atkinsons, PO Box 18513, Sutton Coldfield, B73 9XB. Royal Mail Special Delivery should be used to safely post your items. Parcels can be insured up to £2,500.00. Parcels with a value exceeding this should be split into packs each containing a value of less than £2,500.00.

Step 3: When your parcel has arrived with us, our purchasing team will contact you to agree the finalised price. Payment can then be made by bank transfer, with funds appearing in your account within 72 hours.  There may be an option to have a same day payment subject to limits and cut off times (a charge of £25 is applicable).  Personal cheques are also available if preferred.

If you have any further questions please contact one of our experienced team on 0121 355 0620 or email info@atkinsonsbullion.com

Please Note: Quotations are an indication of the price only, based on the current metal price. The actual price you receive will be based on the live metal price when we receive your items. All goods are tested to verify weight and purity.

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The 2016 UK Lunar Monkey 1oz Gold Coin is the third coin in the The Royal Mint's Shēngxiào Collection. The design on the reverse of the coin features a lone rhesus monkey swinging through trees. The coin's obverse depicts the fifth portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.

  • This coin weighs 31.1g and is 999.9 Fine Gold.
  • Minted by The Royal Mint in Llantrisant, South Wales.
  • Fifth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • VAT Free and Capital Gains Tax Exempt.
  • Struck to bullion standard.
  • Dimensions: Diameter: 32.69mm. Thickness: 2.7mm.

Other Information

The Lunar Monkey coin is the third coin in the The Royal Mint's Shēngxiào Collection. The Monkey is the ninth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac.

Year of the Monkey also applies to those born in 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992 and 2004.

In Chinese culture, those who are born under the influence of this sign are said to be intelligent, quick-witted, optimistic, ambitious and adventurous.

The photograph shows the type of coin you will receive, not the exact item.

Product Type Coin
Weight 31.1035
Country United Kingdom
Manufacturer The Royal Mint
The Royal Mint
Year 2016
Fine Content 31.1035
Condition Used
Fineness 999.9
Finish Bullion
Face Value £100.00
Diameter 32.69mm
Thickness 2.7mm