First Yellow Gold Lunar Medals of the HKSAR with Everlasting Values
2013 is the Year of the Snake in the Chinese Zodiac. Acclaimed as the “small dragon”, the Snake is believed to be a mascot that brings wealth, longevity and happiness. To celebrate this affluent Year of the Snake, the famous Royal Mint has released the “Hong Kong Year of the Snake Gold Proof Medals” in strictly limited edition! Sequels to the first yellow gold lunar medal series of the HKSAR, these new issues will gain immense popularity as the previous Dragon ones! Shining in golden splendour, each of them embodies the intrinsic nobleness of pure gold! Definitely the ideal gifts and perfect family heirlooms, these medals are feverishly coveted worldwide! Act now to secure yours!


Unprecedented Yellow Gold Lunar Masterpieces of the Thousand-year Royal Mint
The Royal Mint is the oldest coin maker of the world with the history of over 1,100 years. As the only official minting authority of the United Kingdom, the Mint is celebrated worldwide as a synonym of high quality collectibles. It has been the official mint of various international coin programs, including the recent 2012 London Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Its professionalism has won the trust of countries worldwide to be the minter of their coinage. “Hong Kong Year of the Snake Gold Proof Medals” are the first-ever yellow gold lunar medals of this renowned mint. Marking a milestone in the Mint’s thousand-year history, these unprecedented medals bear matchless values! Crafted with a combination of traditional hand-engraving skills and modern technology, each medal represents the very best in minting excellence with delicate frosted relief against a flawless mirror-like background! They are splendid works of art that will be treasured for generations to come!


The experienced engraver is painstakingly crafting the delicate design on the die.

See, the design is precisely captured on the die in every minute detail!

Combining sophisticated craftsmanship and modern technology, each medal is a superb work of art with everlasting value.


Hong Kong Year of the Snake Gold Proof Medals


A Vigorous Snake with Peach Blossoms to Denote a Flourishing Future

The obverse depicts a witty snake raising its head to greet a prosperous year, with a branch of peach blossoms aside, to symbolise a flourishing future with ample blessings. The words “YEAR OF THE SNAKE” are inscribed in both English and Chinese on the top. The year “2013” at the bottom is flanked by a pair of peony blossoms (the flowers of wealth) entwined with vines, to beckon wealth and longevity.

Contemporary View of the Victoria Harbour Wishes Continuing Prosperity in Hong Kong

The reverse bears a contemporary view of the renowned Victoria Harbour from the Peak. Wonderfully showcasing the glamour of the city as the “Pearl of the Orient” and an international metropolis, this spectacular view signifies the city’s progress into another golden era! Above the skyline is a blooming Bauhinia, the floral emblem of Hong Kong, to symbolise a booming future and, with its five petals, to convey “five blessings are knocking at your door”! The circumference is inscribed with “Hong Kong Special Administrative Region” in both English and Chinese.



1. Classic Gold Proof Medal – Your Must-have Treasure
Comprising 7.78gm .999 fine gold, this is a brilliant masterpiece of gold! Limited edition worldwide, it is a splendid family heirloom that you must have!

Composition – 7.78gm .999 Gold and 0.73gm .999 Silver; Weight – 8.51gm;
Diameter – 22mm; Worldwide Mintage – 10,000pcs; HK Allocation – 8,000pcs


2. Supreme Gold Proof Medal – Simply Superb
Comprising 31.1gm .999 fine gold, this splendid medal is a perfect match with elitists like you! Only 950 pieces are allotted to Hong Kong, act now!

Composition – 31.1gm .999 Gold and 2.95gm .999 Silver; Weight – 34.05gm;
Diameter – 32.69mm; Worldwide Mintage – 1,200pcs; HK Allocation – 950pcs


3. Delicate Gold Proof Medal – An Ideal Gift
Comprising 3.11gm .999 fine gold, this medal is an excellent showcase of the Mint’s refined artistry! Get this great gift for your loved ones!

Composition – 3.11gm .999 Gold and 0.3gm .999 Silver; Weight – 3.41gm;
Diameter – 16.5mm; Worldwide Mintage – 18,000pcs; HK Allocation – 12,000pcs


4. Gold Proof Medal Set – A Classy Gold Collection
This magnificent set comprises three gold medals – “Classic”, “Supreme” and “Delicate”, to bring you triple good luck! Only 800 sets are available in Hong Kong, secure yours now!

Worldwide Mintage – 1,000 sets; HK Allocation – 800 sets

The gold medals shown here are not the actual sizes.


5. Gold and Silver Proof Medal Set – A Tasteful Gem
This charming set comprises the Classic Gold Medal, the Delicate Gold Medal and the Elegant Silver Medal! It is a classy gift suitable for all happy occasions!

Worldwide Mintage – 5,000 sets; HK Allocation – 3,000 sets

The gold and silver medals shown here are not the actual sizes.


6. Elegant Silver Proof Medal – Good Value for Money
Struck in .925 silver, this medal shares the same design with the gold medals. It makes a unique and pleasing gift!

Composition – .925 Silver; Weight – 28.28gm;Diameter – 38.61mm;
Worldwide Mintage – 20,000pcs; HK Allocation – 15,000pcs

The silver medal shown here is not the actual size.


7. King-size Gold Proof Medal – Prestigious Jumbo
This 65mm kingly jumbo is struck from 5oz of .999 fine gold! It has the lowest mintage and only 100 pieces are allocated to Hong Kong! You must order now to secure this fast-selling minting masterpiece!

Composition – .999 Gold; Weight – 155.52gm; Diameter – 65mm;
Worldwide Mintage – 150pcs; HK Allocation – 100pcs


The gold medal shown here is not the actual size.


8. King-size Silver Proof Medal – Remarkable Colossus
This enormous medal is struck from 5oz of .999 fine silver! Only 1,500 pieces are allocated to Hong Kong, get yours now!

Composition – .999 Silver; Weight – 155.52gm; Diameter – 65mm;
Worldwide Mintage – 2,000pcs, HK Allocation – 1,500pcs

The silver medal shown here is not the actual size.


Fast Sellouts with Surging Values – Secure Yours Now!

Lunar medals always inspire huge interest from the world with their commemorative, artistic and collectible values! Generating a craze worldwide, last year’s dragon medals are destined to grow in value as time passes. In fact, there are already proofs showing that the lunar medals are ever increasing in value. For instance, the value of the King-size "Hong Kong Millennium Year of the Dragon Gold Proof Medal" released in 2000 is now 210% of its issue price, and that of the Year of the Snake Gold Proof Medal from the same series has even surged to 347% of its issue price now! Even so, these medals are still in heavy demand and hard to acquire! It is thus foreseeable that the snake medals will be attracting overwhelming demand again! To avoid disappointment, order now!


Rare Chance to Secure the Fast-selling Dragon Medals
Superb masterpiece with irreplaceable status, the Hong Kong Lunar Proof Medal Series enjoys everlasting value. The dragon medals, the debut issues of the series, have attracted overwhelming demand and become difficult to acquire. Now, we have specially searched out a very limited quantities of these fast-selling medals for you. This is an extremely rare chance for you to secure these hot lunar treasures, order now!
Details of the Dragon Medals>>

Comes with Certificate, Presentation Box and Booklet
Each medal or set is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity officially issued by the Royal Mint. Housed in a deluxe presentation box, each medal or set also comes with a Chinese zodiac souvenir booklet, enhancing its value and giving you more fun in collecting.



The Best Gift in this Joyful Year of the Snake
The design of the snake medals is filled with auspicious signs and beautiful wishes. They make unique gifts for newborns, weddings, birthdays, grand openings and all festive occasions! With exceptional collectible values, they are undoubtedly ideal gifts that please everyone!


Limited Mintage – Act Immediately!
The “Hong Kong Year of the Snake Gold Proof Medals” are the first yellow gold lunar medals of both the HKSAR and the Royal Mint! Boasting unrivalled collectible values, these lunar treasures bring endless blessings! They are now attracting huge demand worldwide and will surely be snapped up soon. Act now to get yours! First come, first served!

Order Now to Secure Your Gems
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