Certificate serialized (serial numbers will vary). Face value - 15 dollars (a legal tender Canadian coin). Artists - Three Degrees Creative Group Inc. In the tradition of many Asian peoples, the year 2013 is ruled by the Snake. The Year of the Snake also ruled in 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. Traditional Beliefs 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.
With a lower mintage than last years coin, the Year of the Snake coin is sure to become more difficult to acquire, with the potential of increasing values. This coin has been designed using the unique scallop shape, reminiscent of the lotus flower. This is the 4th coin in a Lunar Lotus series of twelve! Created with old-world craftsmanship and skill. Crafted in fine silver (99.99% pure).Designed by Three Degrees Creative Group, the Year of the Snake coin captures the true essence of the Snakes personality, which is graceful and soft-spoken. Each coin comes packaged in an attractive Asian-inspired case - a perfect gift for those born in 2013 or a previous Year of the Snake. Are also available for an additional charge. All of the coins offered in this listing are unsearched. Many coin dealers search all coins when they are received from the Mint.
They "cherry-pick" the best coins. Then submit them to be graded, certified, and slabbed by PCGS, NGC, ANACS, etc. When a dealer searches coins, those that they sell in original Mint packaging are only lesser quality coins. Photos: When a listing offers multiples of the same coin, one coin is picked at random and photographed.
Since all coins offered in that listing are essentially identical, the coin photographed is representative of all coins offered. Surface areas that appear black on some proof coin photos are actually highly polished, mirror-bright metal reflecting the color of the camera.
We often include proof coin photos with the coin slightly tilted to better depict the mirror bright surfaces. However, tilting the coin may resulting one side being slightly out of focus. Whenever possible, we use actual photos of our coins, rather than just stock artwork from the Mint. We frequently update and upgrade the photos that appear with our listings, using improved cameras and lenses and better lighting. We will honor your requests for additional photos as quickly as our schedule permits.The item "Canada 2013 Year of the Snake $15 Pure Silver, Lunar Lotus Shape Proof Coin" is in sale since Tuesday, February 26, 2013. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "okranchlandandcattlecompany" and is located in Lewisville, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Aruba, Brunei darussalam, Ecuador, Egypt, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jordan, Macao, Viet nam, Uruguay, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Jersey, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Russian federation.