The Perth Mint is world-renowned for producing some of the finest, and largest, coins in the world on a regular basis. The Lunar Series II coin program features brilliant designs for Zodiac-inspired coins, and is available in silver and gold bullion, with a total of seven different weights for investors and collectors. Today, JM Bullion offers the 2016 1 Kilo Australian Silver Monkey Coin in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
- Each coin ships in an individual mint acrylic capsule.
- Contains 1 Kilogram (32.15 troy oz) of .999 pure silver.
- Bears a face value of $30 (AUD) backed by the government of Australia.
- Features the all-new Year of the Monkey design.
- Struck by the Perth Mint.
- Available in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
- Part of the Perth Mint’s Lunar Series II program. Click here to see annual Perth Silver Lunar Series II mintages.
These 2016 1 Kilo Australian Silver Monkey Coins are part of a larger Australian Silver Monkey program. Honoring the 9th animal in the 12-year Zodiac cycle, the Australian Silver Monkey coin is available in sizes ranging from ½ oz, 1 oz, and 2 oz to 5 oz, 10 oz, and 10 Kilograms in addition to this 1 Kilo coin.
Each of the BU coins in this product listing features no signs of wear and tear, but may feature breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, or contact marks as a result of the striking process. All 2016 1 Kilo Australian Silver Monkey coins are guaranteed for weight and purity by the Australian government.
The obverse side features the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Designed in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley, Her Majesty’s image features on the obverse of all Perth Mint coins, along with an “IRB” inscription below.
On the reverse of the 2016 1 Kilo Australian Silver Monkey coin is the image of an adult and young monkey. Sitting in a peach tree together, the younger monkey holds a peach in its palm. Engravings include “Year of the Monkey,” the “P” mint mark, and the Chinese character for monkey.
Perth Mint is a state-owned entity of the government in Western Australia. Originally owned by the British Royal Mint, it was not transferred to Australian control until 1970. Its coins are considered legal tender in Australia under the Currency Act of 1965.
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