Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
Authentic Australian Opal Design
Australian Legal Tender
Limited Mintage - 5,000 (Perth Mint: SOLD OUT!)
Beautiful Presentation Packaging with Light
This stunning coin features the Lunar mischievous monkey set in authentic Australian opal. A unique collector’s item, or gift for those born in the anticipated Year of the Monkey.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver: The coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Authentic Australian Opal Design: The coin’s reverse incorporates an inner panel design of a monkey with a peach, which is symbolic of longevity and immortality, detailed in pure Australian opal. The outer panel of the coin depicts a collection of peach blossoms. The design includes the inscription YEAR OF THE MONKEY, the 2016 year-date, and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender: Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination are depicted on the coin’s obverse.
Limited Mintage: The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the Australian Opal Lunar Series – Year of the Monkey 2016 1oz Silver Proof Coin.
Beautiful Presentation Packaging with Light: The coin is presented in a prestigious display case with a light, which turns on as you open the lid, shining down and showcasing the stunning colours of the opal inset. The coin is accompanied by a stunning illustrated shipper and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Silver Content (Troy oz): 1
Monetary Denomination (AUD): 1
Fineness (% purity): 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g): 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm): 36.60
Maximum Thickness (mm): 4.50
Maximum Mintage: 5,000
Designer: Natasha Muhl