Australia Lunar Series II 2013 - Year of the Snake Gilded

Australia 2013 - $1 - Australia Lunar Series II 2013 - Year of the Snake Gilded - 1oz LIMITED Silver Coin

50.000 of these special coins were issued by Perth Mint!
This gilded silver coin is dedicated to the Chinese Lunar Calendar.
$139.23

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Country Australia
Year 2013
Face Value currency Dollar
Face Value number 1
Metal Silver - Gilded
Fineness 999/1000
Weight 1oz - 31,1g
Diameter 46 mm
Thickness 2,6 mm
Mintage 50000
Quality Brilliant Uncriculated
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case yes
Price $139.23
Coin Story

This year's stunning Gilded Edition from the Australian Lunar Series II depicts the wise and lucky snake, the sixth animal in the Chinese lunar calendar. The birth dates for people ruled by this ancient Chinese sign include 1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001 and 2013. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be wise, intelligent, graceful, independent and charming.

Reverse Design

The coin's reverse depicts a snake curled around a tree branch, gilded in 24-carat gold. Gold is said to symbolise wealth and happiness. The Chinese character for 'snake' and the inscription 'Year of the Snake' also appear in the design with The Perth Mint's traditional 'P' mintmark.

Obverse Design

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.

Packaging

The Australia Lunar Series II 2013 - Year of the Snake Gilded coins are housed in a contemporary red and black display case and illustrated shipper, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

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