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Jody Clark effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Elizabeth II D.G. Reg F.D 2 Pounds"

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Two Rhesus monkeys in a tree, the Chinese character for monkey and the words "Year of the Monkey 1 oz Fine Silver 999 2016"

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Jody Clark effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Elizabeth II D.G. Reg F.D 2 Pounds"Two Rhesus monkeys in a tree, the Chinese character for monkey and the words "Year of the Monkey 1 oz Fine Silver 999 2016"
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  • Purity: 999
Description

This coin is the third in the Lunar series from the Royal Mint in the UK. The 1 oz 2016 Year of the Monkey British Royal Mint Silver Coin is part of the auspicious Shēngxiào Collection. Created by British-born Chinese artist Wuon-Gean Ho and inspired by centuries of tradition, this coin features a beautiful monkey design intended to unite Chinese and British heritage.

The reverse features Wuon-Gean Ho's design that showcases a Rhesus monkey swinging amongst trees. It also has the Chinese symbol for monkey and the words "Year of the Monkey 2016 1 oz Fine Silver 999".

The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the script "Elizabeth II D.G. Reg F D 2 Pounds".

The Shēngxiào Collection was created to celebrate the rich tradition of the Chinese Zodiac. It makes the perfect gift for anyone born in "monkey" years - 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004 and those yet to be born in 2016 - who are regarded as confident, energetic and resolute in their drive for success. This coin makes a beautiful addition to any collection.

Specifications
3838
2016
United Kingdom
New
999
United Kingdom
GBP 2
Jody Clark (obverse) Wuon-Gean Ho (reverse)
Jody Clark effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Elizabeth II D.G. Reg F.D 2 Pounds"
Two Rhesus monkeys in a tree, the Chinese character for monkey and the words "Year of the Monkey 1 oz Fine Silver 999 2016"
2015-10.05
38.6
3.0
1.00
Royal Mint

SKU

3838

Year

2016

Country

United Kingdom

Condition

New

Purity

999

Origin

United Kingdom

Legal Tender

GBP 2

Designer

Jody Clark (obverse) Wuon-Gean Ho (reverse)

Obverse

Jody Clark effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Elizabeth II D.G. Reg F.D 2 Pounds"

Reverse

Two Rhesus monkeys in a tree, the Chinese character for monkey and the words "Year of the Monkey 1 oz Fine Silver 999 2016"

First Released

2015-10.05

Diameter (mm)

38.6

Average Thickness (mm)

3.0

Metal Weight (ozt)

1.00

Manufacturer

Royal Mint
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