2016 Great Britain 1 oz Silver Year of the Monkey BU
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Sold out at the mint. The Royal Mint continues its series of Lunar coins that lend a unique British angle to an ancient tradition. The third year in this popular collection features the Year of the Monkey.
- Limited mintage of 138,888 coins worldwide.
- Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
- Coin comes in protective packaging.
- Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
- Obverse: Displays the fifth effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the face value of 2 pounds.
- Reverse: Features two rhesus monkeys swinging through the trees, along with the inscription "Year of the Monkey," and the weight, purity and year.
- Official legal tender backed by British government.
Capture the very essence of the Year of the Monkey with this prestigious Silver coin produced by the Royal Mint. Add this stunning 2016 1 oz Silver Year of the Monkey coin to your cart today!
With contemporary designs celebrating the animals of the Chinese Zodiac, The Shengxiào Collection celebrates the 12-year Lunar calendar and its traditions in a unique fusion of Chinese and British heritage. Following the success of the coins struck in the years of the Horse and the Sheep, this coin features the Monkey and is presented in strictly limited mintages.
This year’s coin is once more designed by British-Chinese artist Wuon-Gean Ho, whose cultural heritage makes her the ideal artist to convey the meeting of east and west. Wuon-Gean has created a beautiful and dynamic design that captures the energy and agility of the intelligent monkey. With work in collections at the Tate and the Victoria and Albert Museum, this is Wuon-Gean’s third commission for The Royal Mint.
83% of reviewers recommend this product
From:New York, NY
Date:Jan 28, 2016
The British Mint always produced Coins with such a lovely finish. I would have liked to have seen more detail on the Monkeys face, but the overall design of Her jumping from the tree is cute. Hope to get more!
- Attractive Design
- Easy to Sell
- Mint Condition
- Recognized Brand
From:Wherever I May Roam
Date:Oct 27, 2015
Date:Oct 17, 2015
Date:Oct 8, 2015
I received this coin today and was a little disappointed. It has some minor scratches on it. It isn't in the best shape like the other coins I received today. It is a very nice coin and design. I also got coins from the same mint and they are in great shape, it was just this Monkey one.
- Value (low premium over spot)
- Attractive Design
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