The Chinese Astrological Series three-coin set 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
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1/5oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.
Three Individual Designs
The reverse of each coin depicts a symbolic snake motif representing the Chinese character for either ‘Shou’, ‘Lu’ or ‘Fu’ meaning longevity, success or prosperity respectively. The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark is also included in the reverse design of each coin.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2013 year-date are depicted on each coin's 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', 'Longevity' and 'Success' Three-Coin Sets, in this packaging, from a maximum coin mintage of 4,000 'Prosperity' coins, 2,000 'Longevity' coins and 2,000 'Success' coins.
The entire set is housed in a traditional wooden display case and customised shipper.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
The set is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.