- Mintage Limit - 999
- ANNEE DU SERPENT - Snake
- Amber insert
- Coin in capsule+with Certificate of Authenticity
The second coin in Amber Lunar series presents the Year of the Snake, 2 Oz pure silver with mintage of only 999 pieces worldwide, and a real amber stone inserted.
The coin reverse depicts a very detailed snake in high relief surrounding a symbolic 'pearl of wisdom' represented by a semi-circular amber stone insert in the coin. The inscription 'ANNEE DU SERPENT' and the year of issue also appear in the design in the top edge. The coin’s obverse depicts the Togo Republic emblem.
According to the Chinese Zodiac, 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, quite 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.