The 2013 Silver Lunar Year of the Snake coin features a snake curled around a tree branch. The Chinese character for ‘Snake’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Snake’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark. The Ian Rank-Broadley profile of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse. This large Silver coin comes in a plastic capsule with a numbered certificate of authenticity.
In the Chinese Lunar Calendar, 2013 is the Year of the Snake. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be intelligent, graceful, independent, analytical and charming.