8 Dollars - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - "Lunar Year Series II" Silver Bullion Coinage


Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2013
Value 8 Dollars
8 AUD = 5.28 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Silver (.999)
Weight 155.673 g
Diameter 65.60 mm
Thickness 5.80 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1994
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

Lunar Year Series II - Year of the Snake


4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara

5 OZ. 999 SILVER 2013 8 DOLLARS

Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.


A snake curled around a tree branch. The Chinese character for ‘snake’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Snake’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.


Year of the Snake




The Perth Mint Lunar silver series are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act of 1965.

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