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2013 Australian Lunar Snake 1/4 oz Gold Coin

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The Year of the Snake is the sixth in the Chinese Lunar Calendar and represents those who are intelligent but also have a tendency to be unscrupulous. The Year of the Snake in the Lunar Series II collection marked the first release of a design from Ing Ing Jong who would go on to create countless more designs in the Lunar Series II collection through 2019. Provident Metals currently has 2013 Australian Lunar Snake 1/4 oz Gold Coins available to purchase online.


  • Arrives with an individual protective plastic capsule!
  • 6th available coin in the Lunar Series II gold coin collection at the Perth Mint!
  • Limited mintage of just 16,159 gold coins!
  • Contains 1/4 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
  • Issued a face value of $25 (AUD) by the government of Australia.
  • The obverse depicts Queen Elizabeth II.
  • On the reverse is a snake design.
  • Bears a P mintmark from the Perth Mint.

When you purchase a 2013 Australian Lunar Snake 1/4 oz Gold Coin, Provident Metals offers each item inside of an individual protective plastic capsule. The coins are all in Brilliant Uncirculated condition with a limited mintage of only 16,159 coins eventually sold. The Perth Mint had an unlimited mintage approach, indicating it would produce the coins to meet demand through the end of 2013 only. The 1/4 oz gold coin ended up as the third-highest minted coin of 2013 behind the 1 oz and 1/10 oz gold coins.


The obverse face of the 2013 Australian Lunar Snake 1/4 oz Gold Coins includes the bust of Queen Elizabeth II. This design showcases Her Majesty in right-profile relief with the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara. This tiara is believed to be the Queens favorite and was gifted to her grandmother, Mary of Teck, upon her marriage to the Queens grandfather, King George V. Inscriptions on this face read Elizabeth II, Australia, 1/4 oz 9999 Gold, 2013, and 25 Dollars.


On the reverse side of the 2013 Australian Lunar Snake 1/4 oz, Gold Coins is an image of a small snake as it slithers through a small patch of grass with bamboo stalks behind it. The inscriptions on this face of the coin include Year of the Snake, P mintmark from the Perth Mint and the Chinese symbol for the snake.


The Lunar Series II collection offered various gold coin options for investors. The Perth Mints 2013 Australian Lunar Snake Gold Coins were available in 10 Kilo, 1 Kilo, 10 oz, 2 oz, 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz gold weights. The 10 Kilo coin had a mintage cap of 100, the 1 oz coin a mintage cap of 30,000, and all other coins had the unlimited mintage.


Provident Metals is available to assist you with any questions at 800-313-3315. Our team members are also available to you on the web using our live chat and email address features.

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Product Details

Year 2013
Mint Mark P - Perth Mint
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Perth Mint
Thickness 2.2 mm
Diameter 22.6 mm
Condition Uncirculated
Denomination $25 AUD
Country Australia
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Designer (Reverse) Ing Ing Jong
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Lunar Series II
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content .25 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 1.1 x 1.1 x 0.2
Capsule Size 22 mm
Provident ID 3735342