Rare, only 3,000 proofs minted in 15.976 gm of 22 kt gold. This 1000 Patacas legal tender coin commemorates the Year of the Snake.
If you are a snake person (born in 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 20010, you are in good company. The deepest thinker of the Chinese Lunar-Zodiac cycle — the snake person — is a philosopher and cunning financier.
Coat-of-Arms of Macau and year-date. Coin comes in a protective clear capsule with a certificate of authenticity.