Gibraltar Post has issued two stamps commemorating the Year of the Snake.
According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 is the Year of the Snake, beginning on February 10, 2013 and ending on January 30, 2014. The Snake is the sixth sign of the Chinese Zodiac, which consists of 12 animal signs. It is the most enigmatic, intuitive, introspective, refined and collected of the animals signs. Ancient Chinese wisdom says a snake in the house is a good omen because it means that your family will not starve. People born in the Year of the Snake are keen and cunning, quite intelligent and wise. They are great mediators and good at business. Therefore, you should have good luck if you were born in the Year of the Snake.