Canadian Silver Year of the Snake
- Sizes: ¼ oz, ½ oz,10 oz, 1 kg
- Fineness: .9999
- Tax Status: No sales tax
- Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Buy Canadian Silver Year of the Snake coins online. The Canadian Silver Year of the Snake is one of the coins in the Lunar series. Best gifted to people born in “snake” years-1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001 and 2013- who are regarded as intellectual, superstitious, skeptical, astute, have elegance, innate wisdom, and possibly some levels of supernatural capability. The coin celebrates the unique intelligent and the ancient culture of Chinese Canadians.
For the 0.5 ounce Silver Year of the Snake, the coin has a diameter of 34 millimeters. The coin has a gross weight of 15.87 grams. It has a silver purity of 99.99% and a serrated edge. The effigy of Queen Elizabeth II is depicted on the obverse. The Queen faces the right side of the coin. The name “ELIZABETH II” is inscribed on the left side of the coin; from the bottom-left clockwise to the top-left. “D ∙ G ∙ REGINA” is engraved on the right side of the coin; from top-right to the bottom-right. The inscriptions on the obverse translate to: Elizabeth II By the Grace of God, Queen. On the Queen’s right shoulder, the initials “SB” are inscribed standing for the designer of the obverse, Susanna Blunt.
The reverse of the Canadian Silver Year of the Snake coin features the image of a snake facing the left cuts along the coin; with its head at the top of the coin while its tail is at the bottom of the coin. The slithering snake has its tongue of the mouth. The name “CANADA” is inscribed at the top of the coin, curving towards the right side of the coin. The year of minting of the coin is engraved on the top-right side of the coin. For example, “2013”. The Chinese character for snake is embossed on the right side of the coin; “蛇”. The face value of the coin is inscribed at the bottom of the coin. For example, “10 DOLLARS”. The initials for the designer Aries Cheung are engraved on the right side of the snake; “AC”.
The mint of the coin is the Royal Canadian Mint established in the year 1908. Traders; collectors and investors can buy Canadian Silver Year of the Snake coins online exempt from sales tax or VAT. A Canadian Gold Year of the Snake coin is also available.
Royal Canadian Mint
|Country of Origin||
15.87 gm, 31.89 gm, 7.96 gm
|Pure Silver Content||
0.25 Troy oz, 0.5 Troy oz, 1 Troy oz
999 fine silver
27.00 mm, 34.00 mm, 38.00 mm
$10, $15, $20