1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016)

1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016)

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1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016)

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$39.88 CAD
Mintage: 15,888
Canada and US only

Our most affordable Year of the Monkey coin, an ideal gift!

The year 2016 is ruled by the Monkey, the Chinese zodiac that most closely resembles humankind. The Monkey personality is supremely intelligent and charismatic, with boundless agility. He is highly social; the ultimate inventor, motivator and schemer. Even when you realize the Monkey has tricked you, your fondness and admiration will endure. The Monkey is witty and charming; he will win your heart and keep it forever!

The perfect gift for someone born in the Year of the Monkey! Order yours today!

Special features:
  • This specimen coin is crafted in 99.99% pure silver.
  • A celebration of Chinese Canadian culture!
  • This coin makes a beautiful and thoughtful gift for those born in the Year of the Monkey, and a beautiful addition to any Chinese zodiac-themed collection.
  • The Year of the Monkey also ruled 1908, 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992 and 2004.
  • Your coin is GST/HST exempt and has a limited mintage worldwide.

About the Design:
Canadian artist Simon Ng has created a design that captures the true essence of the animal's character.

Packaging:
Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with a black beauty box.

Order your coin today!

Reviews

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1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016)
 
4.5

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Detailed (21)
  • Authentic (19)
  • Displays well (19)
  • Mint condition (13)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Adults (14)
  • Hobby (12)
  • Teenagers (12)
  • Young children (11)
  • Older children (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Collector (14), Working parent (8), Education oriented (7), Grandparent (6), Parent of two or more children (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13), Yes (13)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

You get what you pay for in terms of craftsmanship.

By Pet Person

from Toronto, Ontario

About Me Pensioner

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Detailed
  • Displays Well
  • Mint Condition

Cons

  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • Adults
  • Memorabilia
  • Older Children
  • Teens
  • Young Children

Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016):

I enjoy looking at the coins, knowing I made the right investment.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Year of Monkey Coin

By Slawek

from Vancouver, Canada

About Me Collector

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Authentic
  • Detailed
  • Displays Well
  • Mint Condition

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hobby

    Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016):

    I love this coin, it is beautiful.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    This is fun!!

    By Joe

    from Vancouver, B.C.

    Pros

    • Authentic
    • Detailed
    • Displays Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016):

        Awesome birthday gift for my brother born in 1956, also the year of the monkey!!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        beautiful

        By gail

        from British Columbia

        About Me Working Parent

        Pros

        • Authentic
        • Detailed
        • Displays Well

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hobby

          Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016):

          Beautiful coin. And awesome detail

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Nice coin for mylunaryearcollection!

          By Walt

          from Portland,oregon

          About Me Collector

          Pros

          • Authentic
          • Detailed
          • Displays Well
          • Mint Condition

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Adults

            Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016):

            Added to my collection of lunar year collection.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Great gift for a new born in 2016

            By Alex

            from ON

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Authentic
            • Detailed
            • Displays Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Memorabilia
              • Young Children

              Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016):

              It will be a lovely gift for a new born child!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Not attractive

              By Coin Collector

              from ON, CA

              About Me Collector, Grandparent

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Not Authentic
                • Poor Condition

                Best Uses

                • Adults

                Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016):

                New Year gift items should be attractive, ipressive and the figurine should be realistic.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                5.0

                Great set, glad to have!

                By Tao

                from Calgary

                About Me Collector, Working Parent

                Pros

                • Authentic
                • Detailed
                • Displays Well
                • Mint Condition

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Adults
                  • Older Children
                  • Teens
                  • Young Children

                  Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016):

                  Have bought two sets, one as gift to my son as he was born in the year of Money and one set for self.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                   
                  5.0

                  Fine details

                  By Old man

                  from Markham, ON

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Detailed

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Memorabilia

                    Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016):

                    Best gift for new born (monkey) baby

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                     
                    5.0

                    Icons of Special Meaning

                    By Shadowhawk

                    from Ottawa Ontario Canada

                    About Me Collector, Education Oriented, Grandparent, Parent of Two or More Children

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Authentic
                    • Detailed
                    • Displays Well
                    • Mint Condition

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Adults
                      • Hobby
                      • Memorabilia
                      • Older Children

                      Comments about 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Year of the Monkey (2016):

                      Reminder of Foreign values.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      • Q:

                        was considering this coin for my niece ...
                        you should reword the description for this coin as at least twice you have referred to the monkey as "He"
                        just a thought ...
                        Asked on 2/24/2016 by noreply

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Thank you for your feedback.

                          Answered on 2/25/2016 by Anonymous
                      • Q:

                        Do you have 2015 Year of the Lamb still available?
                        Asked on 2/19/2016 by Jim from North Vancouver,BC

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                      Specifications

                      • No.145396
                      • Mintage15,888
                      • Composition99.99% pure silver
                      • Finishspecimen
                      • Weight (g) 15.87
                      • Diameter (mm) 34
                      • Edgeserrated
                      • Certificateserialized
                      • Face value10 dollars
                      • ArtistSimon Ng (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)