Canadian Silver Year of the Monkey

  • Purity: 99.99%
  • Size: 1 ounce
  • Tax Status: No Sales tax
  • Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
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Buy Canadian Silver Year of the Monkey coins online. The Canadian Silver Year of the Monkey is part of the Lunar series, the 7th coin out of the 12th, which contains the Chinese zodiac animal that closely resembles humans, the monkey. The monkey’s personality is supremely intelligent and charismatic, with boundless agility. He is highly social- the ultimate inventor, motivator and schemer. This is a perfect gift for someone born in the years 1908,1920,1932,1944,1956,1968,1980,1992, 2004 and 2016. It is a 1 t/oz coin.

The Canadian Silver Year of the Monkey coin has a diameter of 38 millimeters and a gross weight of 31.39 grams. Having a serrated edge, it has a silver fineness of 99.99%, with a beautiful proof finish. The coin is encapsulated and housed in a silver satin-like covered case with a custom red sleeve. The obverse of the coin features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. “ELIZABETH II” is inscribed on the left side of the coin, from bottom to left. On the right side of the coin, “D ∙ G ∙ REGINA” is engraved. The texts on the obverse mean: Elizabeth II By the Grace of God, Queen. The Queen’s right shoulder has two initials inscribed, “SB”, which stand for Susanna Blunt, who designed the obverse.

The reverse of the coin has the portrait of a monkey which holds a fruit by its left hand. The monkey slouches with its right hand over its head, facing forward. The tail forms an inverted S-like shape. At the top of the coin, the name “CANADA” is inscribed curving towards the right side of the coin. the year of mintage is debossed on the top-right side of the coin. for example, “2016”. The Chinese character for monkey, “ 猴”, is engraved on the left side of the coin, above the monkey’s tail. The face value of the coin is engraved at the bottom of the coin, below the monkey. For example, “15 DOLLARS”. On the left side of the coin, the initials “AC” are inscribed beside the tail. They stand for Aries Cheung, designer of the reverse.

The Royal Canadian Mint produced the coin. Traders of the coin can buy Canadian Silver Year of the Monkey coins online free from sales tax or VAT. Other Gold Year of The Monkey coins from the lunar series are also available from other mints such as The British Royal Mint.

Additional information


Royal Canadian Mint

Country of Origin



Chinese Zodiac


15.87 gm, 31.89 gm

Pure Silver Content

0.25 Troy oz, 0.5 Troy oz, 1 Troy oz




999 fine silver


34.00 mm, 38.00 mm


$15, $20