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.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 5oz of 99.99% silver in proof quality.
Year of the Snake Reverse Design
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.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as Australian legal tender, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date and the monetary denomination.
Extremely Limited Mintage
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of these Australian Lunar Series II 2013 Year of the Snake 5oz Silver Proof Coins.
Stunning Display Case and Numbered Certificate
This coin is housed in a stylish red and black presentation case with a themed shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.