- Product ID: 19834
With a mintage of only 138,888, it is not wonder why the 2016 Great Britain 1 oz Silver Year of the Monkey is such a popular coin! Sold out at its manufacturer, the 2016 Great Britain 1 oz Silver Year of the Monkey was produced by the Royal Mint. The Royal Mint continues its series, honoring the ancient Chinese Zodiac Calendar. 2016 is the Year of the Monkey, causing people born under this year to be witty, intelligent, mischievous, and have a magnetic personality. The Royal Mint celebrates the fusion between Chinese and British culture, through this series, and appropriately features the British-Chinese artist, Wuon-Gean Ho.
Guaranteed to weigh one ounce of .999 pure silver, the 2016 Great Britain 1 oz Silver Year of the Monkey is conveniently stamped with its weight and purity for the cautious collector. The 2016 Great Britain 1 oz Silver Year of the Monkey is in brilliant uncirculated condition and will be packaged in a coin flip but the coin is also available in tubes of 20. The obverse displays two carefree monkeys, swinging between branches. The obverse also has the words, "Year of the Monkey," stamped, as well as the coin's date of mintage. The reverse reveals the prominent Queen Elizabeth portrait, with the coin's legal tender value, which is 2 pounds. Although this series is in brilliant uncirculated condition, its glossy finish is more reminiscent of a proof coin and will catch the attention of any intrigued collector.