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* 99.99% pure gold (24k)
* Australian legal tender
* Chinese Lunar Year theme - Monkey
* Struck by the Perth Mint
* Internationally recognised
* Highly Liquid
* Maximum mintage just 8,000
* Elegant presentation case
* Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
* GST included in listed price
The reverse of each coin depicts an adult monkey sitting on a branch of a peach tree, which is symbolic of longevity and immortality. The Chinese character for ‘monkey’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Monkey’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2016 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on each coin’s obverse.
Each coin comes housed in an oval-shaped, glossy black and timber-inspired display case and illustrated lunar-themed shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Metal Content (Troy oz): 0.100
Fineness (% purity): 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g): 3.111
Monetary Denomination (AUD): 15.00
Maximum Diameter (mm): 18.600
Maximum Thickness (mm): 2.000