Rare coin 1992 year issue - China. This listing is for the elusive 5 ounce Gold Chinese Renshen Year (Monkey Year) coin that is official legal tender in China. Just ninty-nine (99) of this commemorative coin were minted, and considering there are over 1.2 billion Chinese citizens, it is considered extremely scarce. What follows is the text printed on the Certificate of Authenticity that comes with this lot, numbered 00046: "The 5-ounce 1992 Chinese Renshen Year (Monkey Year) commemorative gold coin is legal tender of the People"s Republic of China issued by the People"s Bank of China, minted by China Mint Company and distributed by China Gold Coin Incorporation. It depicts the pavilion of Emperor Teng on the obverse, and the reverse the painting by the famous painter Huang Junbi. The coin is 60 mm in diameter, contains 5 troy ounces of pure gold, 99.9% in composition, 500 yuan in face value, and has a mintage of 99 pieces only. This is to certify that the coin is up to standard as to its fineness and weight."This coin comes housed in a hard plastic capsule that is enclosed inside a sonically sealed plastic sleeve. The wooden presentation box that holds the coin is line with a red and white velvetlike material and shows golden lettering on the lid. Finally, this box is housed inside a decorative outer box that is covered with a pick cloth that diplays a lovely floral pattern. Coin price 01 November 2007 19750 * It's realy rare coin. China.
* if the currency is not specified - $.