Pave Coin - Year of the Snake

Rwanda 2013 - 500 Francs - Pave Coin - Year of the Snake - 25g LIMITED Silver Coin

Only 5.000 of the special coin sets have been issued by Allcollect!
This silver proof coin decorated with gem stones in pave-technique are dedicated to the lunar calendar.

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Country Rwanda
Year 2013
Face Value currency Franc
Face Value number 500
Metal Silver - with Stone
Fineness 999/1000
Weight 22,2g
Diameter 40 mm
Mintage 5000
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case yes
Price $232.83
Coin Story

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.
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. 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. Ancient Chinese wisdom says a Snake in the house is a good omen because it means that your family will not starve.

Reverse Design

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.

Obverse Design

The obverse of the horse coins bears the coat of arms of Rwanda which symbolizes the unity of its people. Struck in .999 silver with selective gold plating, the coin has got the limited mintage quantity of 1888 pieces worldwide.


The Pave Coin - Year of the Snake comes housed in a presenatation box that makes it an awesome lucky gift for any occasion. It comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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