Get this truly rare, ultra-low mintage ONLY 1,000! 3-coin silver proof set while you can! The Perth Mint has done it again! Large, beautiful coins in an all-inclusive package, each featuring impressive cameo relief, and all struck in pure silver.
This set provides three different sizes and denominations, including the extremely popular silver dollar. Along with two others silver proofs available only in this set - and nowhere else! Best of all, the mintage is limited to.
Only 1,000 complete sets worldwide. At our low price, this set represents a tremendous value and a great investment! Limit one set per customer at our low introductory price!
This set contains three different Chinese Lunar Zodiac. Coins, each a different size. This size silver proof is available only in this set! It is not available individually or separately, we are sorry.
The denomination is 50 cents. This very popular size, with a one dollar. Denomination, may also be available singly.This large and impressively-sized silver proof is available only in this set! The denomination is 2 dollars. All three coins are struck to the most exacting, proof standard, the highest quality of finish available. The fields are deeply mirrored, with the design accented in varying degrees of frosty white cameo relief. The Year of the Snake - Intelligent and Clever! Centuries ago, the Chinese invented a calendar based on the lunar (rather than the solar) cycle. There are twelve animals in the Chinese lunar zodiac, each corresponding in sequence to a year rather than a month. In 2013 we celebrate the Year of the Snake. According to tradition, people born during a Year of the Snake (1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, and 2013) are said to exhibit that animals attributes. Snake people often enjoy new ideas, innovative thoughts and progress, but some will reject advice from anyone but to themselves, although, most snake people are loyal friends and make great company.
The Snake is strongly associated with deep mysticism, valuable wisdom, and knowledge. Most snake people are enigmatic, deep thinking, and maybe the wisest of all Chinese Horoscope signs. Most snake people enjoy learning, reading, and eating good food.They can also be concerned about their outer appearance. Best attribute is their excellent ability to communicate with others and successfully engage in interesting conversations. For the Chinese people, the snake symbolizes intelligence, happiness and auspiciousness. In certain parts of China people call the snake the dragon in heaven or celestial being. At Dangfu in East Chinas Anhui Province, people call the snake the dragon at home.
This is the sixth annual release in the Lunar Zodiac Series II from Australia! Its forked tongue protruding, hangs from a tree branch.
The legend YEAR OF THE SNAKE defines the theme. The Chinese character for "Snake" is to the right, while the Perth Mint's "P" mint mark is judiciously placed to the right, near the 3:00 position along the rim.The reverse of all three coins features Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II of England. In crowned profile facing right. This portrait, featuring Her Majesty wearing a tiara and pearl earrings, was executed by the sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley. The legends 1/2 OZ, 1 OZ and 2 Oz 999 SILVER guarantee the weight and purity.
The legends ELIZABETH II, the date and the denomination also appear. The coins are encapsulated inside an elegant, oversize luxury presentation case with a solid wood lid (done in the style of red Chinese lacquer), lined with black velvet and protected by a full-color outer box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included. 108.978 g 1/2 Ounce - 15.573 g.
1 Ounce - 31.135 g. 2 Ounces - 62.270 g. 1/2 Ounce - 36.60 mm.
1 Ounce - 45.60 mm. 2 Ounces - 55.60 mm. 1/2 Ounce - 2.30 mm.
1 Ounce - 2.60 mm. 2 Ounces - 3.60 mm. Talisman World Coins and Medals has been in business for more than 28 years and is one of the largest world coin direct distributors and wholesalers in the world. The item "Australia 2013 Year Snake Lunar Zodiac 3-Coin $1 Pure Silver Dollar Proof Set" is in sale since Sunday, October 6, 2013.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Australia\Proof Sets". The seller is "talismancoins" and is located in Saint Louis, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.