Why add this superbly graded 2013 Lunar Year of the Snake 1 oz. silver proof coin to your collection?
This magnificent China Mint issued silver proof coin is an homage to the 2013 Year of the Snake. A symbol for wisdom and independence, the snake is the sixth of the twelve animals of the ancient Chinese zodiac.
Spectacularly Detailed Year of the Snake Imagery
Obverse: Centered on the obverse is the national emblem of China, which illustrates a view of the landmark Tiananmen Gate of the Forbidden City, with five stars positioned above. The emblem is surrounded by a delicately frosted frame comprised of an array of auspicious lotus flowers and koi fish. Inscribed "People's Republic of China" in Chinese characters above, with the date of issue "2013" below.
Reverse: The reverse features a slithering snake adorned with an intricate diamond pattern in the foreground. In the background, a second snake, with circular patterned scales, is depicted resting in a tight, elegant coil. The coin's "10 Yuan" denomination is inscribed below. At left, the Chinese characters "Gui Si" are inscribed, which represents "Year of the Snake."
Gorgeous Proof 69 Condition
This 2013 China Lunar Year of the Snake proof coin was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for review. Featuring a beautifully sharp strike, nearly flawless surfaces, and a remarkable amount of contrast between its frosted and mirrored finishes, the coin was awarded the impressive grade of Proof 69 Ultra Cameo (UC). The stunning 1 oz. silver proof coin is encapsulated in a sonically sealed NGC protective holder, accompanied by a specially designed Year of the Snake style label.
Add this virtually flawless 1 oz. silver proof 2013 Lunar Year of the Snake coin from the China Mint to your collection now!
This 2013 China Year of the Snake 1 oz Silver Lunar Proof ¥10 Coin NGC PF69 UC (Snake Label) is proudly minted by the China Mint. The China Mint is the national Mint of the People's Republic of China. Since 1982, it has produced the beloved Panda series.
|Year of Issue:||2013|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1032 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|