The fifth issue of Lunar series'Mother of Pearl' following the successful release of the word's first Lunar Silver coin with real mother of pearl in 2012 (Dragon), in 2013 (Snake), in 2014 (Horse) and in 2015 (Goat), this issue celebrates the Year of the Monkey. This 5 oz coin consists of pure silver 999 with a mintage strictly limited to only 888 pieces worldwide. This 5oz coin features a stunning design of the iconic monkey, crafted upon a Mother of Pearl inlay. An imposing monkey is very realistic.The grey colour of the mother of pearl of this stunning coin fits perfectly to the monkey! The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2016 year-date denomination are shown on the obverse of the coin.
Year Of The Monkey The Monkey is the ninth of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Monkey is associated with the Earthly Branch symbol. Persons born within these date ranges can be said to be intelligent, dignified, optimistic, romantic, sociable, quick-witted, confident, agile, motivator, curious and gregarious. The item "MONKEY MOTHER OF PEARL Lunar Year Series 5 Oz Silver Coin 25$ Cook Islands 2016" is in sale since Wednesday, January 06, 2016. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Other Oceania Coins".The seller is "powercoin_italy" and is located in Roma. This item can be shipped worldwide.