2013 Canada $20 Year of the Snake – Pure Silver Coin


2013 Canada $20 Year of the Snake – Pure Silver Coin

Catalog #: RCM2103-20YOS


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The year 2013 is ruled by the Snake. However, people born in January or February should consult the Chinese lunar calendar. New Year does not automatically fall on January 1st. This celebration is better known as the Spring Festival and coincides with the first day of spring – a date that shifts from year to year depending upon the lunar cycle and solar year. Mintage of 128,888 worldwide. HST/.GST exempt.


The Design:

Your coin depicts a snake gracefully coiling on atree perch. The snake is flanked , on its left, by the Chinese symbols for the snake. The reverse also features the word “CANADA,” the date “2013,” “FINE SILVER” and “ARGENT PUR” and the face value of “20 DOLLARS.” The purity standard “9999” is engraved below.


Year of the Snake:

People born during the Year of the Snake have a hypnotic beauty and never give themselves totally away. 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. Does this sound like someone you know?

The Year of the Snake also ruled 1905, 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989 and 2001.


Denomination: 20 Dollars
Diameter: 27mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 7.96 grams
Bullion Weight: 0.256 Troy OuncesEXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Snake coiling on a tree
Finish: Specimen
Quantity Produced: 12,888
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II