Gold Lunar Year of the Snake
Lunar Year of The Snake Gold CoinsThe snake is one of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac, and it is believed to represent wisdom, intuition, and gracefulness.
According to Chinese mythology, the Jade Emperor ordered a race among 12 animals to determine the order in which they would be placed in the Chinese zodiac. The snake, known for its cunning and ability to move quickly and quietly, hid on a horse's hoof and then jumped out to cross the finish line, thereby claiming sixth place.
In Chinese culture, the snake is also associated with the element of fire and the south-southeast direction. It is believed that people born in the Year of the Snake (which occurs every 12 years) will possess some of the same characteristics as the animal. These characteristics include being insightful, intuitive, intelligent, and reserved.
The snake is also associated with several other aspects of Chinese culture, like traditional medicine and feng shui. In traditional medicine, the snake is believed to have healing properties and is used in various remedies. In feng shui, the snake is seen as a symbol of transformation and renewal. It is often included in decor and design elements to promote positive energy and good fortune.
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