This magnificent silver coin celebrates the Year of the Snake, the sixth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac.
As well as appealing to proof coin collectors, this superb release is perfect for people born in the Year of the Snake – 1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001 and 2013. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be intelligent, graceful, independent, analytical and charming.
Struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, and issued as Australian legal tender, The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of these coins.
* Struck from 99.9% pure Proof Silver
* Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
* Presentation Packaging
* The 2013 Proof 5 oz. Silver Snake has an extremely limited mintage of only 5,000!
The coin’s reverse depicts a snake curled around a tree branch. The Chinese character for ‘snake’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Snake’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2013 year-date.
Each coin and set is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
This coin is housed in a stylish red and black presentation case and themed shipper.
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