Year of the Snake - Golden Snake

Niue Islands 2012 - $1 - Year of the Snake - Golden Snake - 28,28g LIMITED Silver Coin

10.000 of these coins were issued by Mint of Poland!
This silver coin comes with a silver filligree with 24k gold-plating and is dedicated to the lunar calendar.
$80.73

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Country Niue Islands
Year 2012
Face Value currency Dollar
Face Value number 1
Metal Silver
Fineness 925/1000
Weight 28,28g
Diameter 41 mm
Mintage 10000
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case yes
Price $80.73
Coin Story

Snakes bring luck and wealth. They have had a special and respected place in various cultures. Even in the ancient times snakes were associated with power. It is also believed that they are a symbol of wisdom and spiritual energy – this is why in the Tibetan culture they are carried as amulets. In the Buddhist culture, for a change, snakes are considered to be sacred animals, providing protection and safety as they might help humans uncover their inner force. When it comes to India, a pair of snakes is worshipped as a symbol of fertility.

Reverse Design

In the central part of the coin - an image of a pair of snakes depicted using the gilding technology. In the background – leaves and grass. Below it, a filigree insert in the shape of a small snake, plated with 24-carat gold. Under the following there is an inscription: THE SNAKE 2013.

Obverse Design

At the top of the coin - the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Above it - a semi-circular inscription: ELIZABETH II NIUE ISLAND. Below the portrait of the Queen, a filigree insert in the shape of a little snake. Under the portrait of the Queen, to the left - the mint mark (m/w). At the bottom, semi-circular inscriptions: ONE DOLLAR (the face value) and 2012 (the year of issue).

Packaging

The Year of the Snake - Golden Snake silver coin comes encapsuled, in an attractive blister case, with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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