Baby Snake 2013 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin – The Perth Mint, Australia

Baby Snake 2013 Half Ounce Silver Proof Coin The Perth Mint Australia Box

  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Year of the Snake Baby Keepsake
  • Adorable Design
  • Limited Mintage – 7,500
  • Tuvalu Legal Tender
  • Presentation Packaging

The Perth Mint is delighted to present this cute Baby Snake coin.  Struck in precious metal, this coin is a wonderful gift idea for babies born in 2013 – the lucky Year of the Snake.

According to Chinese legend, those born under this auspicious sign embody the qualities of wisdom, charm and independence.

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

The coin is struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

Adorable New Design

The coin’s reverse depicts an adorable representation of a baby snake with a festive wreath and decorations.  The Chinese character for ‘snake’, the inscription ‘Year of the Snake’, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the year-date are also incorporated into the design.

Limited Mintage

Only 7,500 of these coins will be issued by The Perth Mint.

Tuvalu Legal Tender

The coin is issued as legal tender under the Government of Tuvalu.  The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date and the monetary denomination are shown on the coin’s obverse.

Presentation Packaging

The coin is housed in a display case with a delightfully illustrated shipper, and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

2013 Year of the Snake One Ounce Silver Bar Four-Coin Lunar Calendar Series

2013 Year of the Snake One Ounce Silver Bar Four-Coin Lunar Calendar Series available at The Perth Mint, featuring:

  • Magnificent Year of the Snake Tributes
  • Four 99.9% Pure Silver 1oz Coins
  • Unique Rectangle Shape
  • Cook Islands Legal Tender
  • Extremely Limited Mintage – 3,000 Sets
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Panoramic Presentation Packaging

Celebrating the Year of the Snake, this four-coin set is a prestigious and exceptionally limited offering from The Perth Mint.

It is said that those with the good fortune to be born under this ancient Lunar sign possess the qualities of wisdom, charm and independence. The birth dates for those born under this sign include 1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965,1977, 1989, 2001 and 2013.

Four 99.9% Pure Silver 1oz Coins

Each unique rectangle coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

Magnificent Year of the Snake Tributes

Each coin celebrates the 2013 Year of the Snake with an individual reverse coloured design portraying a Blue-Lipped Sea Krait, Yellow Banded Wolf Snake, Red Bamboo Rat Snake and Chinese Green Tree Viper. The Chinese character for ‘snake’ and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark are also included in the design.

Cook Islands Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of the Cook Islands, the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2013 year-date and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse of each coin.

Extremely Limited Mintage

No more than 3,000 numbered sets will be released by The Perth Mint.

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

The four-coin set is issued with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Panoramic Presentation Packaging

The four-coin set is housed in an exciting contemporary display case, allowing a clear view of the reverse and obverse of each coin.

Technical Specifications

Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (CID) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 47.60 x 27.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.00
Designer Tom Vaughan