Showcased in high relief, this simply stunning snake makes an exceptional gift or collectable for those born in the Chinese Lunar Snake years of 1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001 and 2013.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold.
High Relief Design
The coin’s high relief reverse and obverse are minted on concave surfaces to ensure the optimum flow of metal is achieved by the strike of the die.
The coin’s reverse depicts a snake with bamboo. The Chinese character for ‘snake’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Snake’ also appear in the design along with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Extremely Limited Mintage
No more than 388 of these Australian Lunar Series II 2013 Year of the Snake 1oz Gold Proof High Relief Coins will be issued by The Perth Mint.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin’s obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2013 year-date and the monetary denomination.
The coin is housed in a display case and shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.