Founded in 1896 as a branch to the British Royal Mint, Perth Mint today is one of the largest minting plants globally, owned by the Western Australian government. Manufacturer of the iconic ‘Kangaroo’ gold and silver investment coins, Perth Mint also produce a popular lunar series and a range of sought-after collector coins.
A mesmerising treasure awaits you! Wealth. Strength. Wisdom.
The Perth Mint’s most luxurious annual releases, henceforth known as Masterpieces, owe their artistic inspiration to animals and mythological creatures significant in oriental culture. Like its stunning predecessors – The Jewelled Snake is mounted with a three-dimensional 18-carat rose and yellow gold representation of a snake coiled about a tree branch. Associated with wealth, strength, and wisdom, the snake is embellished with 175 exceptionally rare, hand set Argyle Pink Diamonds™ on its upper body. The creature’s belly is similarly pavé-set with 111 white diamonds, with two emeralds for its eyes.
The Jewelled Series is a harmonious combination of coin and diamond artistry. A luxurious display of beauty and intricacy, it’s a dazzling addition to The Perth Mint’s Masterpieces collection.
Highly revered throughout history, the snake is symbolic of wealth, protection, healing and strength. Woven through ancient Chinese mythology, the snake possesses an abundance of wisdom. The snake's striking allure is captured in vibrant detail on this exceptional 10oz gold proof coin. An elegantly sculpted centrepiece, glittering with hundreds of hand-set gems, including 2.66 carats of rare Argyle Pink Diamonds™. It's an heirloom destined to enchant all who lay eyes on its exquisite form. A scintillating fusion of pure gold and fine diamonds, including rare Argyle Pink Diamonds™ from Western Australia’s famous Argyle Mine, this remarkable release is a spellbinding addition of astonishing beauty and intricacy to The Perth Mint’s Jewelled Series. KEY FEATURES:
Proof quality 99.99% pure gold
Three-dimensional snake crafted in 18-carat rose and white gold
Hand set with approx. 4.02 carats of pink and white diamonds
Australian legal tender
A limited edition of only eight - made to order
Previous jewelled releases Sold Out
This beautiful and intricate coin is extremely limited mintage of eight. Yours to cherish, order now!