|Country: Singapore||Metal Purity: 999||Box: Yes|
|Year of Issue: 2016||Weight: 20 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 2 dollars||Dimensions: 38.7|
|ID: SG0020||Quality: Proof|
|Mintage quantity: 10000 pcs|
The Singapore Mint has already released its lunar range for the 2016 Year of the Monkey, mostly of the same design. This monkey coin is struck from 20 g silver 999 and has got the mintage of 10 000 pieces worldwide. Issued as part of the greatly demanded annual lunar series, this coin will become an amazing lucky talisman in your collection!
The obverse of the coin bears the Singapore Coat of Arms surrounded by the inscriptions indicating the name of the country in its four official languages (Chinese, Malay, Tamil and English). There is also the legend denoting the issuing year.
The monkey illustrated on the coin has a playful and curious disposition, holding a peach that symbolizes longevity. There is a peony, a traditional Chinese symbol of blessings and festive cheer, featured on the body of the monkey. 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. Issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the Lunar Monkey Coins are the twelfth and last issue in the third series of the Chinese Almanac Coin. This monkey coin will make a beautiful gift for someone born in 2016 or any other Monkey year!