Year of the Snake - Opal & Onyx

Fiji Islands 2013 - $10 - Year of the Snake - Opal & Onyx - 1oz LIMITED Silver Coin

Low Mintage, only 1.000 have been issued!
This silver coin is dedicated to the Chinese Lunar Calendar.

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Country Fiji Islands
Year 2013
Face Value currency Dollar
Face Value number 10
Metal Silver - with Stone
Fineness 999/1000
Weight 1oz - 31,1g
Diameter 38,61 mm
Mintage 1000
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case no
Price $139.23
Coin Story

This coin is the world’s first with embedded carved plate made of two different gemstones! A traditional craftsmanship, only known by a few artists! The Snake personality is believed to hold mysterious power and influence. Appreciative of the finer aesthetics in life, the Snake possesses a keen air of calmness in situations of conflict. The Snake’s ability to renew itself typifies the strength for rebirth and recovery. A resilient and strong willpower enables the Snake to achieve objectives never faltering away from its true focus. The Chinese consider it lucky to have a symbol of the Snake for those born under the respective year. Many say that it enhances the personality and strong characteristics of the Snake to have a symbolic Snake around

Reverse Design

The design for this 2013 Year of the Snake silver coin consists of a representation of a high relief snake entwined on a Gilson-Opal gemstone, surrounded by a line. The Opal includes the inscription ‘Year of the Snake’ along with the Pinyin pictograph pro-nounced ‘shé’ and meaning ‘snake’ in artificial black Onyx.

Obverse Design

The obverse features the Fiji 'coat of arms, the issuing nation "Fiji Islands", the year of issue "2013" and the denomination of the coin "$10".


The Year of the Snake - Opal & Onyx silver coin comes encapsulated with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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