Founded in 1896 as a branch to the British Royal Mint, Perth Mint today is one of the largest minting plants globally, owned by the Western Australian government. Manufacturer of the iconic ‘Kangaroo’ gold and silver investment coins, Perth Mint also produce a popular lunar series and a range of sought-after collector coins.
In 2004 to celebrate the Lunar Year of the Monkey, the Perth Mint released a very Limited Issue Lunar Monkey $1 One Dollar Silver Coin struck in solid fine .999 Silver weighing one ounce of fine pure Silver and is the sixth coin from Lunar Series I. The reverse depicts the Lunar Monkey while the obverse has the stunning portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. KEY FEATURES
Contains 1 oz of .999 Silver.
Each coin comes in a plastic capsule.
Obverse: The Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, purity of .999 fine Silver and the monetary denomination are shown.
Reverse: Designed by Sarah Anderson, a monkey is featured sitting on a tree branch holding a smaller tree limb with leaves around him.
Sovereign coin backed by the Australian government.
This Year of the Monkey coin would make a great addition to any lunar collection!