2016 Gilded Year of the Monkey

2016 Lunar Monkey 1oz SIlver Coin with gold Gilded Reverse, New Zealand Mint

Additional Information

Those born in the Year of the Monkey are highly intelligent, have a positive sense of humour, and a magnetic personality which leads to them being prosperous individuals.

Always sociable, Monkeys are often seen ‘swinging’ from one group of friends to another, attracting a social following due to their charm and energy. Continually upbeat, they are often considered celebrities in their own circles thanks to their humour and sharp minds.

Romantically, those born during the Year of the Monkey make attractive and passionate lovers, due to their cheerfulness and wit. Monkeys are also great listeners and handle complicated situations or problems with ease, due to their natural intelligence and thirst for knowledge. This is emphasised in a career sense, where they can prosperously adapt to a variety of work environments. Skilled at problem solving, the Monkey is ambitious for success, which is usually granted due to their remarkable intelligence.

Lunar Years of the Monkey: 1920 1932 1944 1956 1968 1980 1992 2004 2016


Country of Issue Niue
Date 2016
Series Lunar
Mintage 10 000
Denomination $2 / Two Dollars
Composition Silver Ag 999/1000
Quality Proof
Weight 1 gram
Weight 1 oz
Size 1.5748 mm
Size 1.5748 inch
Issuing Mint New Zealand Mint
Edge Milled
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