This Lunar Gold Monkey is minted by the UK Royal Mint.
This is the third coin released in the popular Lunar Gold Series by the Royal Mint.
Those born in the year of the Monkey are said to be witty and intelligent.
The front of the coin features a rhesus monkey swinging through the trees, along with the inscription "Year of the Monkey," and the weight, purity and year.
The 1 oz Gold Lunar Monkey are legal tender at GBP 100.
The United Kingdom Lunar Gold Monkey is limited to a maximum mintage of 8,888, a number the Chinese consider auspicious.