Sierra Leone 2001 - Chinese New Year: Year of the Snake - Cupro Nickel Crown

Product Code: L4401200

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Coin Highlights

  • 2001 Uncirculated Cupro Nickel
  • Issued on behalf of Sierra Leone
  • Issued: Unlimited
  • Unique presentation pouch


In 2001 Pobjoy Mint issued a series of coins to celebrate the ties between Sierra Leone and the People's Republic of China. These coins were to commemorate the Lunar Year of the Snake featuring some classical Chinese design of the Snake. 

People born during this year are considered charming, sometimes deceptively so, and although romantically inclined are often steered by the mind rather than the heart, and apt to be a bit stingy. All in all though they make good and faithful friends and partners.

The coin series was released in several metals:

  • Uncirculated Cupro Nickel
  • Proof Sterling Silver
  • Proof Fine Gold 5oz
  • Proof Fine Gold 1oz
  • Proof Fine Gold 1/2 oz
  • Proof Fine Gold 1/5 oz
  • Proof Fine Gold 1/10 oz
  • Proof Fine Gold 1/25 oz
Metal Uncirculated Cupro Nickel
Diameter 38.60mm
Weight 28.28gms
Issue Limit Unlimited

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