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Third Series of the Monkey King Colored Coins Issued by China

This is the 3rd set of colored gold and silver cons issued by the People's Bank of China commemorating the renowned classical Chinese literature "Pilgrimage to the West", or better known as "Monkey King" to the West. The coins depict characters and scenes from the story. Written by Wu Ch'eng-en, it is based on a true story about a Chinese monk, Xuan Zang, as he traveled to the West to seeking the Sutra, the Buddhist holy book. Mingled with Chinese fairy tales, legends, popular beliefs and monster stories. It fallows Xuan Zang and his three disciples, one of which Sun Wukong, the Monkey King, through their stormy journey which is packed with actions and adventure.

The complete set comprises 6 coins, 2 in gold and the other 4 in silver, all are legal tender of the People's Republic of China, in proof quality and strict limited mintage.

China 2005 Monkey King 200 Yuan 1/2 oz. Gold Proof Coin
The reverse design on the 1/2oz gold coin portrays Chang'e subduing monster rabbit, and the face value.
Obverse of the China 2005 Monkey King 200 Yuan 1/2 oz. Gold Proof Coin
The common obverse design is On The Scripture-seeking Route to India, the title of the PRC and year 2005.
China 2005 Monkey King 300 Yuan 1 Kg. Silver Proof Coin
The reverse design on the 1kg silver coin portrays gain the lection, and the face value.
China 2005 Monkey King Common Silver Obverse Design
The common obverse design is On The Scripture-seeking Route to India, the title of the PRC and year 2005.
China 2005 Monkey King 10 Yuan 2 Piece Silver Proof Set China 2005 Monkey King 10 Yuan 2 Piece Silver Proof Set
Sold as a 2 Coin Set
The reverse designs on the 1oz silver coin portrays The monkey King fighting with seven spiders,and the face value. The reverse designs on the 1oz silver coin portrays The monkey King borrow fan three times from princess TieShan,and the face value.
China 2005 Monkey King 2,000 Yuan 5 oz. Gold Ingot Proof Coin
The reverse design on the 5oz gold coin portrays triumph over monsters in Biqiu, and the face value.
China 2005 Monkey King 50 Yuan 5 oz. Silver Ingot Proof Coin
The reverse design on the 5oz silver coin portrays the monster lion subdued by Buddha Wenshu, and the face value.
China 2005 Monkey King  Ingot Proof Coin Obverse Design

The common obverse design is On The Scripture-seeking Route to India, the title of the PRC and year 2005.

 
Face
value
Weight
(oz.)
Diameter
(mm)
Shape
Fineness
Quality
Mintage
(pieces)
200
1/2
27mm
Round
99.9%
Proof
11,800pc.
10
1
40mm
Round
99.9%
Proof
38,000pc.
10
1
40mm
Round
99.9%
Proof
38,000pc.
2,000
5
64mm X 40mm
Ingot
99.9%
Proof
500pc.
50
5
80mm X 50mm
Ingot
99.9%
Proof
10,000pc.
300
1kg.
100
Round
99.9%
Proof
5,000pc.
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