- Mintage Limit - 1888
- Pave 3D Set - SNAKE
- Coin in capsule+with Certificate of Authenticity+Presentation Case
Pavé setting – is a setting technique for small gem stones in which the stones are set so closely together that no metal shows. A pavé surface appears to be paved with gem stones.
In occasion of the Year of the Snake, a unique Silver coin set composed by three splendid coins decoreted with Pavé tecnique is issued by Republic of Rwanda. In this amazing coin set all snakes are very distinctive in appearance. The 3D snakes Pavé surface appears to be paved with gem stones.
The outstanding design of each coins depicts an amazing three-dimensional snake in pavé technique. The pave style's combination of small gemstones and setting technique create the illusion of a field of gems that blend into one another, in which the stones are set so closely together that no metal shows. The coin’s obverse depicts the Republic of Rwanda Coat of Arms.
The Year of 2013 is the Year of the Snake, which begins on February 10, 2013 and ends on January 30, 2014. The Snake is the sixth sign of the Chinese Zodiac, which consists of 12 Animal Signs. It is the enigmatic, intuitive, introspective, refined and collected of the Animals Signs. Ancient Chinese wisdom says a Snake in the house is a good omen because it means that your family will not starve. People born in the Year of the Snake are keen and cunning, intelligent and wise. They are great mediators and good at doing business. Therefore, you should have good luck if you were born in the Year of the Snake.