Vietnam Monkey Commemorative Coin Programme
Endangered Wild Life Series
and Marketed By The Singapore Mint
is home to many primates in the world, with numerous at
the brink of extinction or currently classified as endangered.
Year 2004 Vietnam Monkey Coin Series commemorates two beautiful
primates endemic to Vietnam; the beautiful Grey-shanked
Douc Langur and the Cat Ba Langur found only on Cat Island
addition, The Singapore Mint is honoured to present for
the first time, a new coin featuring depicting the distinct
and unique culture of Vietnam.
999 Silver Proof Coin with Special Colour Application
999.9 Gold Proof Coin
999.9 Gold Bu Coin
Silver Proof Coin with Dynamic Hologram
999.9 Gold Proof Coin with Dynamic Hologram
Silver Proof Coin with Special Colour Application
Coin features the one of the most beautiful primates in the
world, the Grey-shanked Douc Langur. Endemic to Indochina, these
beautiful Douc Langurs have distinctive markings and bright
colours, which differ from the other Douc Langurs
Cat Ba Langur
Coin features the golden headed langur - the Cat Ba Langur,
which is found only on Cat Ba Island, located 30 kilometres
off the coast of Hai Phong, in Halong Bay, North Vietnam.
The leaf-eater numbers about 55 and is only found on Cat Ba
Island. Thought to be extinct in the 1990s, its potential
as a tourist attraction could aid its preservation.
We are pleased to introduce for the first time a coin representative
of the unique culture of Vietnam. The coin features a Vietnamese
lady in her traditional costume and the Dan Nguyet, a sort
of guitar with a round wooden sound box from which it probably
derives its name, nguyet (moon). It has a long neck which
emits particularly melodious sounds.
has an important role in Vietnamese traditional music. Due
to its long neck and high frets, it is also used as an ornament.
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999 Silver Proof Colored Coin $