|Country: Belarus||Metal Purity: 925||Box: No|
|Year of Issue: 2015||Weight: 31.1 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 20 rubles||Dimensions: 38.61||Coin Accent: Gilding, Stone insert|
|ID: BY0544||Quality: Proof|
|Mintage quantity: 1000 pcs|
The 2016 Year of the Monkey coin issued by the Republic of Belarus is dedicated to the ninth of all the animals in the Chinese zodiac. The coin is struck from 1 oz silver 925 in proof-like quality. Celebrate 2016 with this shiny silver piece featuring the lucky symbol of the year! The worldwide mintage is 1 000 pieces.
The obverse of the coin features the state emblem of Belarus and a stylized clockwork with selective gilding and a shiny cubic zirconia embedded in the center. The hands of the clock point to the stylized inscriptions of the following years. The legends along the rim of the coin include its face value, metal fineness, issuing year and country.
The eye-catching reverse of this Belarus Lunar coin features the stylized image of two funny circus monkeys and the inscription “Year of the Sheep” in Belarusian. The gilded Chinese symbol standing for the "Monkey" is engraved in the center of the reverse. The Chinese believe that people born in the year of the monkey are astute, intelligent and flexible which enables them to solve problems with ease. This coin will make a great gift for someone born in 2016 or any other monkey year! It will bring good luck during the whole year of the monkey and far beyond!