Lunar Series II 2013 Year of the Snake 1kg Kilo Silver Coin
Proof Kilo Coin with Low Mintage Limit
Coinin capsule+with Certificate of Authenticity+Presentation Case
In 2013, The Perth Mint’s internationally renowned Australian Lunar II Silver Proof Coin Series celebrates the Year of the Snake, the sixth animal in the twelve year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. These superb proof quality releases are perfect for people born in ‘snake’ years. The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar snake include 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.
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
The reverse of each coin depicts a representation of 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, each coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.
Each coin and set is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Australian Lunar silver proof coins are housed in stylish black and red display cases. Each case is presented in a superbly illustrated shipper.