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2013 1/2 oz Australian Gold Lunar Snake Coin

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Elevate your collection with the 2013 1/2 oz Australian Gold Lunar Snake Coin, part of the captivating Lunar Series by the prestigious Perth Mint. This unique series, now in its third iteration, has been celebrating the Chinese zodiac since 1996. As we approach 2025, why not honor the past by adding this exquisite coin to your portfolio? You can find it right here at BGASC.


  • Comes in a protective plastic flip!
  • Australian Lunar Series II!
  • Mintage total of 14,681!
  • Contains 1/2 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
  • The face value of 50 Dollars is backed by Australia.
  • Queen Elizabeth II is on the obverse.
  • A snake is on the reverse.
  • Includes the P mint mark of the Perth Mint.

Upon arrival, your 2013 1/2 oz Australian Gold Lunar Snake Coin will be carefully encased in a protective plastic flip, preserving its condition. These coins proudly bear the prestigious P mint mark, signifying their creation at the renowned Perth Mint.


The obverse side of the 2013 Australian Gold Lunar Snake Coin features a regal portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II. This elegant Ian Rank-Broadley representation shows Her Majesty in right-profile relief, adorned with the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland diamond tiara, with various identifying marks surrounding the image. Inscriptions include ELIZABETH II, AUSTRALIA, 50 DOLLARS, IRB, 2013, and 1/2 OZ 9999 GOLD.


On the reverse side of the 2013 1/2 oz Gold Lunar Snake Coin, you’ll find a mesmerizing depiction of a snake, gracefully slithering amidst grass and bamboo shoots. The traditional Chinese character for Snake accompanies this captivating artwork. Inscriptions read YEAR OF THE SNAKE, and P.


This coin is a remarkable addition to the Perth Mint’s Lunar Series II, following the original Lunar Series which began in 1996 with the Year of the Rat. New coins in this series have been released annually, each corresponding with a Chinese zodiac sign. In 2008, the series was reinvigorated with another Year of the Rat coin, officially launching Lunar Series II.


Ready to become the proud owner of a piece of Lunar Series history? If you have any questions, our friendly BGASC team is here to assist. Feel free to reach out to us at 888-992-4272. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to add a remarkable lunar coin to your collection. We can also be reached via email or through our online chat feature.

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Mint Mark P - Perth Mint
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Perth Mint
Thickness 2.19 mm
Diameter 30.1 mm
Condition Uncirculated
Denomination $50 AUD
Country Australia
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Lunar Series II
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content .5 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Year 2013
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Designer (Reverse) Ing Ing Jong
Mintage 14,681

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