Category Archives: Perth Mint Tuvalu

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2020 Industry in Motion 1oz Silver Antiqued 2-Coin Set

This Industry in Motion two-coin set celebrates the evolution of industry and machinery. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, each innovative gear-shaped coin is issued as legal tender of Tuvalu. The cogwheel, also known as a cog or gear, was a device fundamental to the development of machinery. The rotating […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2019 Barbie 60th Anniversary 1oz Silver Proof Coin

One of the hottest selling toys and collectibles of all time, BarbieTM doll was unveiled to the world by Ruth Handler, joint founder of Mattel, at the 1959 New York Toy Fair. Barbie’sTM original outfit was a black-and-white striped swimsuit. As a teenage fashion model, she epitomized 1950s glamour with her ponytail, hoop earrings, and […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2018 Warfare: Vikings 2oz Silver Antiqued High Relief Coin

The Perth Mint is excited to present the Vikings 2oz Silver High Relief Antiqued Coin, the second of three coins in the Warfare series. The term Viking describes a race of people who emerged from the northern European region now known as Scandinavia during the eighth century. Already an advanced civilization rooted in Nordic pagan […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2018 Thermometer 2oz Silver Antiqued Coin

Essential for meteorology, medicine, industry and scientific research, thermometers are not the result of a single invention but an evolution spanning about 2,000 years. While thermometers’ exact origins are unknown, several historians have credited the first instrument for measuring temperature to Hero of Alexandria, who lived circa 10-70 CE in Egypt. A people who worshiped […]

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Perth Mint to Release Ready Player One Collector Coins March 6

From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science-fiction action adventure Ready Player One, based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon. And now we have Ready Player One Collector Coins. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people have […]

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Modern World Coins – Perth Mint Reaches the Stars with Warner Bros

The Perth Mint has signed a three-year contract with global entertainment giant Warner Bros. to deliver a range of coin programs celebrating some of the world’s best loved movies and television icons. The second of many coins to be launched under this exciting licencing agreement features Bugs Bunny, one of the most popular characters from […]

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Tuvalu and the Perth Mint: World Coins from an Island Nation

by Ron Drzewucki – Modern Coin Wholesale At first glance, it seems strange that a country like Tuvalu issues world-class commemorative and bullion coins. The big names (China, Canada, the United States, etc.) tend to be big countries, or at least have “big” histories (the United Kingdom, for one). Yet Tuvalu–one of the smallest countries […]

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