This cute baby monkey coin celebrates the Year of the Monkey. 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.
The coin is struck from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
The coin’s reverse depicts a representation of a baby monkey sitting on a tree limb holding a present. The Chinese character for ‘monkey’, the inscription ‘Year of the Monkey’, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, and the 2016 year-date are also incorporated into the design.
The coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu and features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination on its obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 7,500 of the Baby Monkey 2016 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin.
The coin is housed in a classic Perth Mint display case and beautifully illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.