2013 $150 GOLD COIN - LUNAR YEAR OF THE SNAKE
According to the Chinese Zodiac, the year 2013 is ruled by the Snake. This coin celebrates the unique heritage and ancient culture of Chinese Canadians.
This coin is certified to be 18-karat gold with a weight of 11.84 grams and a diameter of 28 millimetres. The reverse image design by Canadian artist Aries Cheung centres on a stylized snake coiling upright, head at the top of the coin's polished field and tail at the bottom. The snake is engraved with a pattern of swirling motifs that recall the curling waves that approach the snake from the reverse image's left side. The snake is flanked, on its right, by the Chinese symbols for snake. The reverse also features the word 'CANADA,' the date '2013,' and the face value of '150 DOLLARS.' The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by artist Susanna Blunt.
Item Number: 120075
Face Value: 150 dollars
Composition: 75% gold, 25% silver
Weight (g): 11.84
Diameter (mm): 28
- This exceptional coin is crafted in the Royal Canadian Mint's renowned 18-karat gold and meticulously polished by hand.
- A celebration of Chinese Canadian culture, this coin makes an excellent gift for a special occasion and adds prestige to any collection.
- An ideal gift for those born in the Year of the Snake.
Coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint branded attractive Asian-inspired case.