- Mintage Limit - 7000
- Each coin in set is struck from 25g of pure silver
- Coin with Colour Printed
- Coin in capsule+with Certificate of Authenticity
It is said that those with the good fortune to be born under this ancient Lunar sign possess the qualities of wisdom, charm and independence. The birth dates for those born under this sign include 1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965,1977, 1989, 2001 and 2013.
The coin celebrates the 2013 Year of the Snake with an individual reverse coloured design portraying the Chinese Green Tree Viper. The Chinese character for ‘snake’ and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark are also included in the design.
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of the Cook Islands, the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2013 year-date and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse of the coin.
Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the coin is housed in an exciting new transparent display case to allow viewing of the coin from both sides and an illustrated shipper.