The Chinese Astrological Series coin celebrates the Year of the Snake in 2013. In Eastern culture, it is believed that people born under this zodiac sign are mysterious, deep thinking and wise.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1/5oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.
The reverse design depicts a symbolic snake motif representing the Chinese character for prosperity - Fu. The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark is also included in the design.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2013 year-date on its obverse.
Extremely Limited Issue
The Perth Mint will release no more than 2,000 of these Chinese Astrological Series 2013 Year of the Snake 'Prosperity' 1/5oz Gold Coins, in this packaging, from a maximum coin mintage of 4,000.
Each coin is housed in a traditional wooden display case and customised shipper.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
The coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.