The design of the Year of the Snake pure silver coin was inspired by the mystical and ancient Chinese Lunar Calendar. The Snake represents the fourth lunar month of the calendar and is of the Fire element.

Birth years of the Snake include: February 10, 1929 – January 29, 1930; January 27, 1941 – February 14, 1942; February 14, 1953 – February 2, 1954; February 2, 1965 – January 20, 1966; February 18, 1977 – February 6, 1978; February 6, 1989 – January 26, 1990; January 24, 2001 – February 11, 2002; and February 10, 2013 – January 30, 2014.

The future predicted birth year dates of the Snake include: January 29, 2025 – February 16, 2026; and February 15, 2037 – February 3, 2038. Individuals born during the Snake year of said to be wise beyond their years, of high intelligence, full of life and courage, calm and focused, materialistic, and well-communicative.

Lucky colors of the Snake include black, reds, and yellows. Lucky numbers are 2, 8 and 9 with the numbers to avoid being 1, 6, and 7. The lucky flowers of the Snake Year are the orchid and the cactus.

Obverse Design

When you look on the obverse of the Year of the Snake coin, you’ll discover an image of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II herself. This image was beautifully and custom designed by Ian Rank-Broadley. Also located on the obverse side of the coin is the Snake coin’s face value of 1 Dollar and the year it was minted in Australia, which was 2013.

2013 year of the snake reverse

Reverse Design

The Year of the Snake’s reverse side features the crafty snake slithering around the branch of a tree. Of course, you’ll see the “P” mint mark, which symbolizes Perth Mint. Other features include the coin’s face value and the inscription reading: “Year of the Snake” located at the bottom of the coin, and the Chinese character symbol for “Snake” located at the top of the coin.

2013 Silver Snake Coins

Unique Gifts to Give

According to myth and legend, the snake has always been regarded as a sneaky serpent when in reality, the snake actually stands for “wisdom.” Owning the Year of the Snake silver coin may bring luck and wisdom to anyone eager for a new good luck charm or a lucky coin for their Chinese Lunar coin collection. This coin is a must-have for your collection or to be gifted to a loved one with a Snake year birth date.