5 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Monkey - Gold Bullion Coin

5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Monkey - Gold Bullion Coin) -  obverse5 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Monkey - Gold Bullion Coin) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 5 Dollars
5.00 AUD = 3.87 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Gold (.9999) (Pad Printed)
Weight 1.5552 g
Diameter 14.8 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑

Commemorative issue

Year of the Monkey - Monkey King

Series: Lunar Series II

Obverse

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA
IRB
1/20 OZ 9999 GOLD 2016 5 DOLLARS

Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.

Reverse

Coloured Monkey King, Chinese symbol for monkey at left.

Lettering:

P
Year of the Monkey

Translation: 猴 = Monkey

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - $5 One Twentieth of an  Ounce Gold Lunar Series 2 Coin.
This is  the Coloured Monkey King version.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2016 P 1,300 UNC - Coloured

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