Silver dating marks
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.
The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
The 40.6mm coin contains 1 troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
The coin features a beautiful reverse frosted matte finish.
Despite its name, it can be found in fresh, brackish or ocean water.
The obverse features the Ian-Rank Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
It was said that anyone unfortunate enough to gaze on her face would turn to stone.
The Perth Mint of Australia continued their popular Kookaburra program.
When Perseus beheaded Medusa it is said that Pegasus was born from the blood of the Gorgon.
After Pegasus had helped Perseus rescue Andromeda, he was carried to Mount Helicon where he was entrusted to the care of the Muses.
The Perth Mint of Australia celebrated the Year of the Monkey with these two attractive 2016 dated silver coins. The reverses depict an adult monkey and a baby monkey sitting in a peach tree.
The baby is holding a peach, which is symbolic of longevity and immortality.Another hero, Bellerophon, wanted to capture Pegasus but could not work out how to tame such a magnificent creature.