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LUNAR SKULLS Monkey Chinese Year 1 Oz BU Silver Coin 5$ Palau 2016


Second coin of the worldwide succesful series "Lunar Skulls". This 1 oz Silver 999 coin depicts an impressive high relief monkey skull. The coin brings you a new twist on the classic annual lunar theme. Each coin is individually numbered on the edge. Extremely low mintage of 2000 pieces worldwide.

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Year of the Monkey
Years of the Monkey: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028.
The monkey is a clever animal. It is usually compared to a smart person. During the Spring and Autumn Period (770 - 476 BC), the dignified Chinese official title of marquis was pronounced 'Hou', the same as the pronunciation of "monkey" in Chinese. The animal was thereby bestowed with an auspicious meaning.
The general image of people in this zodiac sign is of always being smart, clever and intelligent, especially in their career and wealth. They are lively, flexible, quick-witted and versatile. In addition, their gentleness and honesty bring them an everlasting love life. Although they were born with enviable skills, they still have several shortcomings, such as an impetuous temper and a tendency to look down upon others.
In 2015, Monkey people will be lucky in every aspect of life, except health. The lucky stars also promote big developments in their career and wealth. Most of them will gain sweet love life and marriage. Health conditions need to be paid much attention to 2016; is the Zodiac Year of Birth (Ben Ming Nian) for them. Their overall fortune won’t be smooth in the whole year. They need to be cautious about cooperation and investment. Balanced lifestyle will improve their health conditions a lot. Their individual characters are different when combine Chinese zodiac signs with the 12 western astrological signs, like brave Aries, steady Taurus, confident Gemini, imaginative Cancer, enthusiastic Leo, cautious Virgo, talented Libra, diligent Scorpio, honest Sagittarius, mysterious Capricorn, gentle Aquarius and generous Pisces.

  • CountryPalau
  • Year2016
  • Face Value5 Dollars
  • MetalSilver
  • Fineness (purity)999/1000
  • Weight (g)31.1 (1 oz)
  • Diameter (mm)38.61
  • QualityBU - Brilliant Uncirculated
  • Mintage (pcs)2.000
  • Certificate (COA)Yes
  • Presentation case (box)No

The coin's reverse depicts an incredible high relief monkey skull. On the top of the coin the name of the series "Lunar Skulls" together with chinese symbol for monkey and the issue year, in the bottom the inscription "Year of the Monkey". The Silver fineness is on the left side. Each coin is individually numbered on the edge. The coin's obverse depicts the coat of arms of the Republic of Palau and the face value.