|Country: Belarus||Metal Purity: 925||Box: No|
|Year of Issue: 2013||Weight: 33.63 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 20 rubles||Dimensions: 38.61||Coin Accent: Stone insert|
|ID: BY0463||Quality: Proof-like|
|Mintage quantity: 8000 pcs|
The new 2013 has come to honor the sixth of all the animals in the Chinese zodiac remarkable for its wisdom and cunning. On the occasion of the Year of the Snake a beautiful new silver coin has been released by the Republic of Belarus. Released with the mintage of 8 000 pieces worldwide, this .925 silver coin is another issue of the extremely popular Lunar Series.
The obverse of the coin features the state emblem of Belarus and a stylized clockwork with selective gilding and a shiny Swarovski element embedded in the center. The hands of the clock point to the stylized inscriptions of the following years. The legends along the rim of the coin include its face value, metal fineness, issuing year and country.
The eye-catching reverse of this Belarus Lunar coin features the stylized image of a snake against the intricately ornamented background and the inscription “Year of the Snake” in Belarusian. The gilded Chinese symbol standing for the "Snake" is engraved in the center of the reverse. In this year, the Snake will grant us its wisdom helping us gain knowledge and expand our horizons as well as its inner strength to fill us with determination and persistence. This 2013 Belarus coin is sure to make a unique and appropriate precious gift for almost any occasion.