Today, privy marks are generally used for marketing and promotional purposes, and are often commemorative in nature. The added adornment brands the coin as special, and can be a logo, words or a combination of the two. On the new Britannia, the privy mark celebrates the Chinese lunar-solar Year of the Snake.While world mints like the Royal Canadian Mint and the Perth Mint have issued privy marks for more than 15 years, this is the first for the Royal Mint. He privy mark takes the form of curled figures of a snake appearing at intervals around the edge of the coin. Philip Nathans Britannia figure appears on the reverse, with the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse. The item "Tube of 20 coins 2013 1oz Lunar silver Britannia year of the snake, 2lb note" is in sale since Tuesday, March 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Australia\Commemorative". The seller is "rrmac216" and is located in Northvale, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Canada.