8 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - Year of the Monkey - Silver Bullion Coin

8 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Monkey - Silver Bullion Coin) -  obverse8 Dollars - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - Year of the Monkey - Silver Bullion Coin) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2016
Value 8 Dollars
8.00 AUD = 6.23 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 155.517 g
Diameter 60.3 mm
Thickness 5.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 98693
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Commemorative issue

Year of the Monkey

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
5OZ 999 SILVER 2016 8 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

Two monkeys sitting on a tree branch, Chinese character for Monkey above.

Lettering:

P
Year of the Monkey

Translation: 猴 = Monkey

Designer: Ing Ing Jong

Ing graduated from Perth’s Central TAFE School of Art and Design in 2006 with an Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design, having specialized in illustration and multimedia. She designed the coins for the Perth Mint in Australia, including the Lunar series in 2013.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

P Perth Mint, Australia

Comments

Issued by the Perth Mint  - $8 Five Ounce Silver Lunar Series 2 Coin.

Coloured Version

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2016 P 23 486 132.72 100% UNC
2016 P 812 0% UNC - Coloured

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