Celebrating the Year of the Snake, the sixth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac, this 1/2oz silver proof coloured coin is a prestigious and limited offering from The Perth Mint.
As well as appealing to proof coin collectors, these superb releases are 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.
Issued as Australian legal tender, this coin is struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
The coin’s reverse depict a coloured 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. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2013 year-date and the monetary denomination are also shown on the coin’s obverse.
The coin is housed in a red and black display case with illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
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