Lunar year of the Monkey, One Ounce Fine Silver Coin, 2016 UK
Limited edition coin minted 2016 - Now sold out at the mint
Price inclusive of insured delivery
Price excluding VAT
Each 1oz silver Lunar Monkey contains one troy ounce (31.1035 grams) of 999.9 fine silver
Legal tender in the UK, CGT exempt (UK)
UK Government assurance of weight and purity
Face value: £2.00 (GBP)
Single coins will be supplied in hard plastic capsules, multiples of 25 will be supplied in Royal Mint tubes
Bleyer Bullion is an authorised retailer of Royal Mint products
Very limited stock available for immediate despatch from our UK offices
Need to know:
Silver continues to be desired, as it has been for centuries, for both its beauty and value, these limited edition lunar coins are the perfect way to appreciate its precious qualities.
The UK government assures the weight and purity of each coin it produces, these lunar coins are designed for mass storage and safe transit, providing exceptional convenience for all silver bullion coin buyers.
Coins produced by The Royal Mint are a staple of any UK bullion investors portfolio for a number of different reasons: As well as being competitively priced, Royal Mint coins with face value are UK legal tender and hence Capital Gains Tax free. By purchasing UK coins eligible for CGT exemption you can avoid paying tax over the profit you make, the amount of this CGT free profit won't affect or decrease the limit of tax free profit on your other investments either.
The price of lunar coins will closely track the silver price due to their pure silver content, these coins are limited mintage, highly recognisable and highly liquid, there will always be someone waiting to buy them from you when you are ready to sell.
This coin has now reached its maximum mintage and is sold out at the mint and nearly all dealers, we have a very limited last stock available. We would advise anyone wishing to collect the Lunar set to consider purchasing the first coins in the series as soon as possible before they sell out completely.
The Lunar coins are supplied to us in sealed Royal Mint tubes, if you are buying one or just a couple then your pieces will be sent in hard plastic coin capsules. If you buy multiple coins then you may receive a Royal Mint Tube, we do not supply any Royal Mint Blister Packaging unless stated otherwise.
About the Lunar Monkey:
On 8 February 2016, as the second new moon after the winter solstice rises, in Chinese culture it is said that animal and elemental spirits combine to cast their influence over the coming year. Interpretation of the Chinese zodiac is an ancient art, presided over by timeless masters, possessed of skills said to interpret and predict the future. This celestial cycle represents 12 different creatures in turn and now a very special animal is in the ascendancy. In 2016, we celebrate the Year of the Monkey, a Chinese New Year characterised by these smart, sociable and quick-witted creatures– it promises to be quite a year for those born in the year of the monkey.
Featuring an original design by Wuon-Gean Ho, who draws on her British-Chinese heritage to create an image inspired by these two diverse cultures and finished to bullion standard, this beautiful gold coin is a magnificent addition to our United Kingdom Lunar coin series. If you are a monkey type born under this sign, celebrate your natural wit, charm and energy with this extra special coin.
The Royal Mint is a national treasure, making beautifully crafted coins and medals for countries all over the world. Over a thousand years of craftsmanship and artistry ensures every piece they strike is a long lasting piece of history.
Royal Mint is listed as an active Good Delivery Refiner by the London Bullion Market Association.
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