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The Year of the Snake also ruled 1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989 and 2001. However, people born in January or February should consult the Chinese lunar calendar. New Year does not automatically fall on January 1st. This celebration is better known as the Spring Festival and coincides with the first day of spring - a date that shifts from year to year depending upon the lunar cycle and solar year.
About the Snake:
People born during the Year of the Snake have a hypnotic beauty and never give themselves totally away. The mysterious Snake is a strategic planner that has everyone guessing its next move. It will keep plotting until it gets what it wants. And when it does, it is not likely to let go. The Snake is a strong individual and is usually destined for great success. Does this sound like someone you know?
A beautiful gift for someone born in 2013 or a previous Year of the Snake. Order your coin today!
• Your coin includes the Chinese symbols for the snake
• The purity standard of “9999” is also engraved on your coin
• Your coin is GST/HST exempt and crafted in fine silver (99.99% pure)
• Specimen finish! A three-fold combination of different finishes. The design (relief or raised area) includes both brilliant and mirrored surfaces and the background (field) are striated using laser etching that results in a matte finish.
• Limited mintage of 128,888 worldwide.
Your coin depicts a snake gracefully coiling on a tree perch. The snake is flanked , on its left, by the Chinese symbols for the snake. The reverse also features the word “CANADA,” the date “2013,” “FINE SILVER” and “ARGENT PUR” and the face value of “20 DOLLARS.” The purity standard “9999” is engraved below.
• Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell case lined with flock and protected by a black sleeve.
• Your coin is accompanied by a serialized certificate - your proof of ownership for this coin and evidence that your coin has been individually inspected by our resident quality assurance specialists.
A perfect gift for those born in 2013 or a previous Year of the Snake.
Order your coin today!