• 2013 1 Kg Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Snake Reverse Secondary Market Bullion
  • 2013 1 Kg Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Snake Obverse Perth Mint Bullion Online
  • 2013 1 Kg Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Snake Reverse Secondary Market Bullion
  • 2013 1 Kg Silver Coin Lunar Year of the Snake Obverse Perth Mint Bullion Online
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2013 Perth Mint Year of the Snake 1 kg Silver Coin

2013 Year of the Snake One Kilogram Silver Coin. This bullion coin is part of The Perth Mint's Lunar Series II Collection. 

The coin is struck from 999 fine silver and has a face value of 30 AUD. It contains one kilo (32.151 troy ounces) of silver. It comes in a protective capsule.


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Lunar Coins

The Perth Mint Lunar Coin Series began in 1996. Each coin celebrates a different Chinese zodiac sign, which each  cycle lasting for a total of 12 years.

These bullion coins have proven to be highly collectable, with most sizes selling out quickly.

The year of the snake began on 10th February, 2013. 


The obverse shows the Ian Rank-Broadley portarit of Queen Elizabeth II. His initials can be found under the truncation. 

The text reads:

1KG 999 SILVER 2013 30 DOLLARS


The reverse was designed by Perth Mint designer, Ing Ing Jong. The design shows a snake on a tree branch.

The Chinese character for ‘snake’ and the inscription "Year of the Snake" also appear on the design.The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark can be found near the snake's tongue. 


Weight / Size1 Kilogram
Silver Weight Troy Ounces32.151
Fineness / Carat0.999 Fine
Mintage Figure32,355
Obverse DesignerIan Rank-Broadley
Reverse DesignerIng Ing Jong
Mint / BrandPerth Mint
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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Delivery Information

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows.

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

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We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase. 

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