2013 $15 Lunar Lotus Year of the Snake - Pure Silver Coin

SKU: 623932025196

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Country: Canada
Year: 2013

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This 2013 $15 Chinese lunar zodiac coin series has been one of the most popular series ever issued by the Royal Canadian Mint, with several coins in the first series appreciating significantly in the secondary market.    The unique scalloped shape is reminiscent of a lotus flower.   This is a substantial coin, weighing just under one ounce of pure .9999 fine silver.  The matching Asian themed presentation case beautifully presents the snake coin, adding to the collector experience or making this a great gift item.  Mintage is limited to 28,888 pieces worldwide.  Since this item is struck in pure silver, it is exempt from GST/HST.


The Design:

This proof coin is double struck with a frosted cameo finish, the highest quality produced by the Royal Canadian Mint. The snake design on this coin captures true essence of the Snake’s personality, which is graceful and soft-spoken.  (Scalloped shape)

Year of the Snake:

People born in 2013, 2001, 1989,1977, 1965, 1953, 1941, 1929, and 1917 are all Year of the Snake.  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.


Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 15 Dollars
Year: 2013

Diameter: 38mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 26.7 grams
Bullion Weight: 0.858 Troy Ounces

Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Leaves with snake
Finish: Proof
Series: Chinese Zodiac Lunar Lotus
Quantity Produced: 28,888
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Celebrating the unique heritage and ancient culture of Chinese Canadian

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