Silver Ounce 2016 Year of the Monkey, Coloured, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Silver Ounce 2016 Year of the Monkey, Coloured, Coin from Niue
CoinSilver Ounce 2016 Year of the Monkey, Coloured

Niue, a sovereign state in free association with New Zealand, uses two official legal tender currencies. The New Zealand Dollar is the circulation currency for daily transactions, while the government also authorises legal tender coins in the Niue Dollar currency for collector's purposes.

A number of mints issue a large variety of commemorative, bullion and collector coins under the authority of Niue. These coins are dedicated to historical or general popular culture themes not related to Niue itself. Many of them are in standard bullion sizes - typically, one ounce of silver (abbreviated as 1 oz Ag, where "Ag" comes from the Latin word for silver, Argentum). Many of these have a Zodiac-inspired theme.

This coin is dedicated to the 2016 Year of the Monkey (8th February 8 2016 to 27th January 27 2017).

The Monkey - 猴 - is the ninth of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar.

Chinese Astrology is a prediction theory using Yin-Yang Five Elements. The astrological birth chart built by Chinese Astrology Calendar is a combination chart of Yin-Yang Five Elements and 12 animals. The elements are Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Earth. The animals are Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig, Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon and Snake.

All animal signs can be converted into Five Elements. Therefore, every birth chart has its own Five Element weights. The Fire Monkey is the most active and aggressive of the Monkeys. Naturally dominant, he automatically gravitates towards leadership roles and is competitive in whatever he is doing. He will need to be careful not to let this turn into toxic jealousy. In general though, the Fire Monkey is flamboyant and charmingly friendly, and has a large social circle.

MintJVP Investment Coins Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage 1,500
Obverse
Niue / Silver Ounce 2016 Year of the Monkey, Coloured - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows the crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II, facing right (her effigy by Raphael David Maklouf known as the "Third Portrait"). The Queen is wearing the royal diadem which she wears on her way to and from the State Opening of Parliament, a pearl necklace and earrings.

Normally, the designer's initials are on the neck truncation; however, they are not displayed here.

Around above, the monarch's legend and the face value: ELIZABETH II · NIUE · TWO DOLLARS. Around below, the date of issue 2016.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II · NIUE · TWO DOLLARS 2016
Reverse
Niue / Silver Ounce 2016 Year of the Monkey, Coloured - reverse photo

The reverse of the coin depicts an image of a monkey swinging from a bamboo, captured in high quality red colour (this being the Year of the Fire Monkey).

In the background, the Chinese character for monkey, .

Below, 9 (since the Monkey is the ninth animal in the cycle) and Year of the Monkey.

Around above right, written on the bamboo, the dates of the Year of the Monkey: 7 Feb. 2016 - 27 Jan. 2017.

Reverse Inscription 9 Year of the Monkey 猴 7 Feb. 2016 - 27 Jan. 2017
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: proof, coloured.
Packaging: luxury lacquered wooden box, with Certificate of Authenticity.

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Silver Ounce 2016 Year of the Monkey, Coloured: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Ounce (1 oz), Zodiac
Issued2016
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait, by Raphael Maklouf
Face Value2 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage1,500
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size40.0000 mm
Thickness2.900 mm
Mass31.1000 g
OCC IDMXKD-OKQC-RXMN-OWQJ
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