Lunar Gilded Silver Coin - Year of the Monkey 2016
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2016 is the Lunar Year of the Monkey and this coin is the second of two beautiful 1 oz Silver Coins to be released by New Zealand Mint. Those born in the Year of the Monkey are highly intelligent, have a positive sense of humour and a magnetic personality, which leads to them being prosperous individuals.
Created in partnership with the prestigious 'Lucky Zhao' studio of China, the Lunar Year of the Monkey 2016, 1 oz Gilded Silver coin features a relief engraved Monkey of a contemporary style, set against a detailed background illustrating the global community of cultures in which we live. To the left of the design, the gilded Chinese character for Monkey is set against a proof quality background. The coin is beautifully presented inside an oval, golden ingot case. This sits inside an exquisite, gold toned outer pack. A Certificate of Authenticity is supplied inside a red envelope within the ingot case. There is a worldwide limited mintage of 10,000 coins.
This stunning Gilded coin would make a great gift for a Lunar coin collector.
Style Number: 30-00415
- Coin Metal: 999 Fine Silver
- Coin Weight: 1 oz
- Coin Finish: Proof / Gilded
- Coin Diameter: 40mm (Nominal)
- Coin Edge: Milled
- Coin Denomination: $2
- Year of Issue: 2016
- Coin Mintage: 10,000
- Effigy: Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
- Country of Issue: Niue
Those born in the Year of the Monkey are highly intelligent, have a positive sense of humour, and a magnetic personality which leads to them being prosperous individuals.
Always sociable, Monkeys are often seen ‘swinging’ from one group of friends to another, attracting a social following due to their charm and energy. Continually upbeat, they are often considered celebrities in their own circles thanks to their humour and sharp minds.
Romantically, those born during the Year of the Monkey make attractive and passionate lovers, due to their cheerfulness and wit. Monkeys are also great listeners and handle complicated situations or problems with ease, due to their natural intelligence and thirst for knowledge. This is emphasised in a career sense, where they can prosperously adapt to a variety of work environments. Skilled at problem solving, the Monkey is ambitious for success, which is usually granted due to their remarkable intelligence.
Lunar Years of the Monkey: 1920 1932 1944 1956 1968 1980 1992 2004 2016
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