The 2016 Australian Lunar Monkey 1/2oz Silver Coin celebrates the ninth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. In Chinese culture, those who are born under the influence of this sign are said to be intelligent, quick-witted, optimistic, ambitious and adventurous.
- Each coin weighs 0.5 Troy Ounce and is 999.0 Fine Silver.
- Minted by The Perth Mint, Australia.
- VAT Free.
- Bullion Finish.
- Diameter: 36.60mm. Thickness: 2.30mm.
The 2016 1/2oz Silver Lunar Year of the Monkey coin features an adult monkey sitting on a branch of a peach tree, which is symbolic of love and immortality. The Chinese character for ‘Monkey’ and the inscription 'Year of the Monkey' also appears in the design with The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark. The coin's obverse depicts Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date, weight, fineness and the monetary denomination.
As these coins are sold on the Second Hand Margin Scheme, there is no VAT for the customer to pay.
The photograph shows the type of coins you will receive, not the exact item.