2016 1 oz Gold RAM Lunar Year of the Monkey Coins - Silver.com™
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2016 1 oz Gold Royal Australian Mint Lunar Year of the Monkey Coins

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The Royal Australian Mint is one of many sovereign mints that have created a lunar-themed coin series for collectors and investors. Like many other lunar collections, this one features designs for each of the 12 animals on the Chinese Lunar Calendar. The series is available in both silver and gold coins in various sizes. Right now, you can buy the 2016 1 oz Gold Royal Australian Mint Lunar Year of the Monkey Coins from Silver.com.

Coin Highlights:

  • Coins ship in protective plastic capsules!
  • 10th release in the Lunar Series from the Royal Australian Mint (RAM)!
  • Limited mintages!
  • Each coin contains One Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
  • Given a face value of $100 (AUD) that is fully backed by the Australian government.
  • Obverse depicts the image of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse showcases the new 2016 Lunar Monkey design.

The Australian Lunar Series from the Royal Australian Mint is one of the newer lunar series, as many of the others started back in the 1990s. While you can find similar coins from other mints around the world, the Royal Australian Mint (RAM) series is one-of-a-kind with distinctive designs. The series showcases its beautiful designs in 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and other fractional options. The silver series comes in 1 oz coins. The coins in this listing ship directly to your door in protective plastic capsules.

On the obverse of each coin, you will see the image of Queen Elizabeth II. Her image is capture in right-profile relief. Surrounding her image are small icons showcasing each of the 12 animals from the lunar calendar. Engravings on this side of the coin include, “Elizabeth II,” “Australia,” and “100 Dollars.”

The reverse image shows a happy monkey lounging among tree branches. These viny branches bear flowers. The smiling monkey grips a branch in each paw. Engravings include the year of mint, coin weight, and purity of the gold, as well as the Chinese symbol for monkey.

The Royal Australian Mint is the first Australian mint that can produce circulating coins independently from the British Royal Mint in Australia. The mint produces several types of bullion and commemorative coins for the country. RAM’s Lunar Series follows many others like Perth Mint’s, the Chinese Mint’s and the Royal Canadian Mint’s.

Ordering your 2016 1 oz Gold Royal Australian Mint Lunar Year of the Monkey Coins has never been easier. If you have any questions or need help placing your order, please reach out to our customer service team. They will be happy to assist you via email, chat, or phone at 888-989-7223.

Additional information

Weight 1.00000 oz

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Brand: Royal Australian Mint

Year:  2016

Mint Mark:  Not Shown

Purity:  .9999

Manufacturer:  Royal Australian Mint

Diameter:  34 mm

Condition:  Uncirculated

Face Value:  $100 AUD

Issuing Country:  Australia

Edge Design:  Reeded

Packaging Type:  Plastic Flip

Weight:  1 Troy Ounce

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