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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 – Australia 2020 Great Southern Land 1oz Silver Proof Opal Coin

This coin features the great southern Australian continent in stunning Australian opal. Australia is the planet’s sixth-largest country yet the smallest of the world’s continents. Evolving across more than 3,000 million years, it is also unique as the lowest, flattest and driest continent (after Antarctica) and home to a diverse range of climates, landscapes, and […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary Gold Proof Coins

The Battle of Britain took place over southern England and the English Channel between July and October 1940. Pitting Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) against the German Luftwaffe, it was the first major campaign of the Second World War to be fought entirely by air forces. Following the Fall of France, the might of Nazi […]

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Perth Mint – Australia 2020 Year of the Mouse 10 Kilo Silver Bullion Coin

This 10 kilo silver coin, produced by The Perth Mint, celebrates the Year of the Mouse, the first of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, and every 12th preceding year, are said to be smart, resourceful, […]

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Kookaburra Celebrates 30 Years

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Perth Mint continues their celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Australian Kookaburra with the release on June 2 of a 2-ounce silver proof gilded high relief 2 dollar coin. The high relief with selective gilding is a first for the Perth Mint. They used 24-carat gold on the high relief Kookaburra of the reverse design created by well-known graphic designer Jennifer McKenna

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kookaburra 2oz Silver Proof Gilded High Relief Coin

This extraordinary 2oz silver Proof gilded high-relief coin celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Australian Kookaburra Proof Coin. A first from The Perth Mint, elements of the high-relief design have been gilded in 24-carat gold, superbly combining two celebrated minting techniques. Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure silver […]

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Tuvalu: Second pirate ship coin issued in “Black Flag” bullion series featuring the Royal Fortune

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The government and treasury of Tuvalu have released the second gold and silver bullion quality coins in their ongoing series entitled “Black Flag,” which features some of history’s most notorious pirate ships to have sailed the seven seas

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Tuvalu: Second pirate ship coin issued in “Black Flag” bullion series featuring the Royal Fortune

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The government and treasury of Tuvalu have released the second gold and silver bullion quality coins in their ongoing series entitled “Black Flag,” which features some of history’s most notorious pirate ships to have sailed the seven seas

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Australia: Latest coins released in ongoing “Next Generation” silver bullion series

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The Perth Mint has released their latest coins that are part of an ongoing series entitled “Next Generation,” which portray some of the continents indigenous wildlife with full-grown depictions and their offspring

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kangaroo 1oz Silver Gilded Coin

This spectacular silver gilded coin features a true blue Aussie icon – the kangaroo, gilded in stunning 24-carat gold. Each coin is meticulously struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 End of WWII 75th Anniversary 1/10oz Silver Coin

This 1/10oz silver coin commemorates 75 years since the end of World War II (WWII), which was the deadliest international conflict in history, accounting for the lives of an estimated 60 to 80 million soldiers and civilians. From the outbreak of war in 1939, the Allied and Axis powers fought predominately in Europe and Asia, […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Brisbane Expo Privy Mark Kookaburra 1oz Silver Coin

This exclusive 2020 Brisbane Money Expo ANDA Special from The Perth Mint celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin. The coin also features a Cooktown Orchid privy mark, Queensland’s floral emblem, to signify the show that was due to take place in Brisbane on the 2-3 of May 2020. Although the Money […]

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Tuvalu: New silver ounce coin honours American actor John Wayne

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The government and treasury of Tuvalu have released new silver one-ounce coins in honour of American actor John Wayne, a staple of the Western film genre who starred in, directed, or produced more than 170 movies in a career spanning over 50 years

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kangaroo 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin

The Perth Mint is pleased to present this gorgeous 1/4oz gold Proof Kangaroo featuring the latest kangaroo design. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint will release no more than 500 of […]

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Tuvalu: New silver ounce coin honours American actor John Wayne

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The government and treasury of Tuvalu have released new silver one-ounce coins in honour of American actor John Wayne, a staple of the Western film genre who starred in, directed, or produced more than 170 movies in a career spanning over 50 years

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 End of WWII 75th Anniversary 1oz Silver Proof Coin With Privy Mark

These beautiful and silver coins commemorate 75 years since the end of World War II. Each piece bears internationally recognised motifs of peace, representing poignant tributes to the courage and sacrifice of those who fought in the name of freedom from tyranny. Struck by The Perth Mint from 99.99% pure gold and 99.99% pure silver, […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Platinum Proof Coin

This extraordinary 1 oz platinum Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proof coin features a fresh new design celebrating Australia’s largest bird of prey from renowned American coin engraver John M. Mercanti. The Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 2020 1oz Platinum Proof Coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 99.95% pure platinum and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Dragon 1oz Gold, Silver Bullion Rectangular Coins

The Perth Mint is excited to release these 1oz gold and silver bullion coins featuring two Chinese dragons in a unique rectangular format. In Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as a divine mythical creature, a symbol of power, strength, wealth, and good fortune, and it is often portrayed alongside a luminous or flaming pearl. […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Surfboard 2oz Silver Colored Coin

One of Australia’s most popular pastimes, surfing is enjoyed by millions of people around the country. In an Australian first, this colored coin is shaped like a surfboard in an innovative release certain to appeal to enthusiasts of the sport. Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure silver and […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Hand of Faith 1oz Gold, Silver Bullion Coins

These commemorative gold and silver bullion coins mark 40 years since the discovery of the Hand of Faith nugget. The largest gold nugget still in existence and the second biggest ever found, the Hand of Faith was discovered by Kevin Hillier 200 kilometers northwest of Melbourne near the small Victoria town of Kingower on September […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Kookaburra 2 Kilo Silver Antiqued High Relief Coin

The Perth Mint is excited to release this spectacular 2 kilo silver coin featuring the Australian kookaburra. Known as Australia’s ‘king of the bush’, kookaburras are also popular inhabitants of urban areas, including national parks and botanical gardens full of incredible native flora and fauna. These birds mate for life and occupy the same territories […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Figure 8 Dragon and Phoenix 2oz Silver Antiqued Coin

In traditional Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as a divine creature and potent symbol of power, strength, wealth and good fortune. The phoenix is regarded as an immortal bird whose rare appearance is believed to foreshadow harmony. In feng shui, the dragon and the phoenix are considered perfect matches for one another. The phoenix […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Mini Roo 0.5g Gold Coin

The cute Mini Roo returns in 2020 with a new coin design. Struck by The Perth Mint from 0.5g of 99.99% pure gold, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. Design The reverse of each coin portrays an adult kangaroo with a joey in the background, the coin’s weight […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 World Money Fair Kookaburra 1oz Silver Colored Coin

Marking the 2020 World Money Fair to be held between the 31st of January and the 2nd of February, The Perth Mint has released an exclusive coin show special celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin featuring the 2020 Australian kookaburra design in vivid color. Each coin is struck by The Perth […]

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James Bond Collector Coins: Perth Mint Puts 007 in its Sights

The Perth Mint is delighted to announce the release of a series of limited edition commemoratives to celebrate the James Bond films under license from EON Productions. The first official James Bond film, Dr. No, was brought to cinemas in 1962 by producers Albert R Broccoli and Harry Saltzman. Nearly 60 years later, the 25th […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Lunar Series III Year of the Mouse 2oz Silver Antiqued Coin

The first coin in our Australian Lunar Series to feature an ‘antiqued’ finish, this 2oz silver release portrays our 2020 Year of the Mouse design in exceptional detail. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972 and every 12th preceding year are said to be smart, resourceful, […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Gold Proof High Relief Coin

This extraordinary 1oz gold high relief coin features a fresh new design celebrating Australia’s largest bird of prey from renowned American coin engraver John M. Mercanti. Named for its long, distinctively shaped tail, the wedge-tailed eagle is one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania, and southern Papua New Guinea, […]

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Mouse Wins Race To Launch Perth Mint’s Lunar Series Three

Strong global demand for precious metal coins that honor the ancient Chinese zodiac has inspired The Perth Mint to release its next 12-year series of Australian Lunar coins, according to their Jan. 22 press release.
The Perth Mint launched the first-ever coin program to honor the animals of the lunar calendar in 1995

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2020 Year of the Mouse Rotating Charm 1oz Silver Coin

This 1oz silver antiqued coin is an excitingly innovative release featuring a central gold-plated rotating charm in the shape of the first animal in the ancient Chinese lunar calendar, the mouse. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972 and every 12th preceding year are said to […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Lunar Series III Year of the Mouse 1oz Platinum Proof Coin

This remarkable 2020 Year of the Mouse release is the first pure platinum proof issue from the Australian Lunar Coin Series. Highlighting the first animal in the Chinese zodiac, the coin’s surface treatment combines a mirror-like polished background and delicately frosted relief. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, […]

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Perth Mint Presents the Jewelled Tiger 2020 10oz Gold Proof Coin

The Perth Mint is delighted to present The Jewelled Tiger, an exceptional collectible showcasing rare and spectacular treasures from two Western Australian icons – Argyle Pink Diamonds and The Perth Mint. Struck from 10oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality, the coin is surmounted by a phenomenal three-dimensional representation of one of the most […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Opal Lunar Series Year of the Mouse 1oz Silver Proof Coin

From our prestigious Australian Opal Lunar Series, this 2020 Year of the Mouse coin features a spectacular centerpiece crafted from authentic Australian opal. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972 and every 12th preceding year, are said to be smart, resourceful, adaptable and kind. Possessing a […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin

This extraordinary 1oz silver high relief coin features a fresh new design celebrating Australia’s largest bird of prey from renowned American coin engraver John M. Mercanti. Named for its long, distinctively shaped tail, the wedge-tailed eagle is one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania, and southern Papua New Guinea, […]

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New Tom and Jerry Coin Celebrates 80th Anniversary

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Many have heard of the phrase “cat and mouse” and no cat and mouse are more famous (in my opinion) than the iconic duo, Tom and Jerry.
To honor this iconic duo’s 80th anniversary, the Perth Mint released a new coin featuring them on Jan

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The Franklin Mint’s legacy for modern numismatics

The since-demolished Franklin Mint Museum next to the former headquarters in Wawa, Pennsylvania.
On December 21, Joseph Segel, a lifelong entrepreneur, best known for starting two iconic businesses, the Franklin Mint and QVC home shopping network, among other businesses, died at the age of 88 of congestive heart failure in Gladwyne, PA

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Year of the Mouse Quadrant 1oz Silver Proof 4-Coin Set

The Quadrant Mouse set consists of four coins that each comprise a quarter of a circle. When arranged together the coins form circle with a square in the centre reminiscent of the first currency of the Chinese empire. These ‘ban liang’ coins were first cast during the Qin Dynasty around 200 BCE. The four coins […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Year of the Mouse 1oz Gold High Relief Proof Coin

This spectacular gold coin celebrates the Year of the Mouse, the first animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972 and every 12th preceding year, are said to be smart, resourceful, adaptable and kind. Possessing a rich imagination […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Year of the Mouse 1 Kilo Silver Coin with Gold Privy Mark

A prestigious collectible crafted from one kilo of 99.99% pure silver and featuring a one-gram gold insert, this flawlessly struck coin is a rare release with no more than 388 available. The unique tribute to the legendary lunar calendar portrays the first animal in the zodiac in vivid color and enshrines the Chinese character for […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2020 The Simpsons – Homer 2019 1/2oz Silver Coin

First introduced in 1987, The Simpson family originally appeared in 30-second segments on The Tracey Ullman Show. Two years later, The Simpsons premiered as a half-hour series and instantly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon, now seen in 60 countries in 20 languages. In 2018, The Simpsons reached an incredible milestone becoming the longest-running primetime scripted […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Star Trek 2019 3oz Silver Holey Dollar & Delta Coin Set

This unique collectible two-coin set has been minted to reflect the United Federation of Planets’ Starfleet Command Emblem. Struck by The Perth Mint from 3oz of 99.99% pure silver, the two-coin set is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu. The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,000 of […]

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The Biggest Gold Heists of All Time, Part I

By Alan Carr, Buy Gold Online… The fame and fortune that is associated with a gold bullion heist are, for most of us, in the realms of our deepest and darkest fantasies. Nevertheless, the thought of living in riches and never having to work again has seduced some individuals to try their luck at stealing […]

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Perth Mint: Australia 2019 High Relief 1oz Silver Proof 3-Coin Collection

Comprising the 2019 Australian kangaroo, koala and kookaburra high relief coins, this collection displays three of the most popular designs for the year. Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality and is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint […]

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Perth Mint: Australia 2019 High Relief 1oz Silver Proof 3-Coin Collection

Comprising the 2019 Australian kangaroo, koala and kookaburra high relief coins, this collection displays three of the most popular designs for the year. Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality and is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint […]

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Perth Mint: Australia 2019 High Relief 1oz Silver Proof 3-Coin Collection

Comprising the 2019 Australian kangaroo, koala and kookaburra high relief coins, this collection displays three of the most popular designs for the year. Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality and is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Star Trek Enterprise & Crew 2oz Silver Proof Coin

Perfect for fans of Star Trek: The Original Series, this striking 2oz silver-colored coin depicts Captain James T. Kirk, Spock, and Dr. Leonard ‘Bones’ McCoy, key members of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 crew. Struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2019 The Simpsons – Maggie 2019 1oz Silver Coin

First introduced in 1987, the Simpson family originally appeared in 30-second segments on The Tracey Ullman Show. Two years later, The Simpsons premiered as a half-hour series and instantly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon, now seen in 60 countries in 20 languages. In 2018, The Simpsons reached an incredible milestone becoming the longest-running primetime scripted […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1.5oz Bi-Metal Proof Coin

An extremely limited release with a history of selling out at The Perth Mint, this prestigious 1.5oz bi-metal coin is crafted from equal parts gold and platinum. The innovative coin depicts a soaring eagle in the latest addition to John M. Mercanti’s celebrated Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle coin series. Named for its long, distinctively shaped tail, […]

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New November Simpsons Coin

The Perth Mint has made it through nearly every family member in the Simpson family with their Simpsons Coin Series, except one. Who could forget Maggie? Not them, that’s for sure.
The Perth Mint plans to release the new Maggie Simpson coin this November with a limited mintage of 5,000

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Perth Mint: 2020 Australia Lunar III – Year of the Mouse Silver Bullion Coins

These magnificent silver coins celebrate the Year of the Mouse, the first of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. Those born under the sign of the Chinese lunar mouse in 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972 and every 12th preceding year, are said to be smart, resourceful, adaptable and kind. Possessing a rich […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2019 The Simpsons – Lisa 2019 1oz Silver Coin

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2019 The Simpsons The seventh release in The Perth Mint exclusive The Simpsons coin program, this brightly colored shaped coin depicts a Duff beer can, Homer Simpson’s drink of choice and the most popular beer in his fictional home town of Springfield. First introduced in 1987, the Simpson family originally […]

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Perth Mint Bullion Coins Honor New Era of Ancient Calendar

The historic Perth Mint has introduced a third series of precious metal coins celebrating the ancient lunar calendar as part of Australia’s internationally renowned bullion coin program. From being the first major mint in the world to issue coins celebrating the animals of the Asian zodiac in 1995, The Perth Mint will strengthen its position […]

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Perth Mint Coins Honor a New Era of an Ancient Calendar

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The historic Perth Mint has introduced the third series of precious metal coins celebrating the ancient lunar calendar as part of Australia’s internationally renowned bullion coin program.
From being the first major mint in the world to issue coins celebrating the animals of the Asian zodiac in 1995, The Perth Mint will strengthen its position at the fore of the global bullion coin market in 2020 by issuing Australian Lunar Series III

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin

This silver high relief coin celebrates one of Australia’s most incredible birds of prey, the majestic wedge-tailed eagle. Named for its long, distinctively shaped tail, the wedge-tailed eagle is Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania, and southern Papua New Guinea, the bird […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2020 The Simpsons – Homer 1oz Gold Coin

The Perth Mint will release no more than 500 of The Simpsons – Homer 2019 1oz Gold Coin in card packaging, from a maximum mintage of 5,000. First introduced in 1987, the Simpson family originally appeared in 30-second segments on The Tracey Ullman Show. Two years later, The Simpsons premiered as a half-hour series and […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2019 Suicide Squad – Deadshot 1oz Silver Proof Coin

Deadshot first appeared in Batman #59, released by DC Comics in 1950. Created by David Vern Reed, Lew Schwartz, and Bob Kane, Deadshot, aka Floyd Lawton, was captured by Batman and remained in prison until 1977 when, in Detective Comics #474, he escaped with the aim of destroying Batman. Armed with a high-tech laser eye, […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2019 The Simpsons – Duff Beer 2019 1oz Silver Coin

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2019 The Simpsons The seventh release in The Perth Mint exclusive The Simpsons coin program, this brightly colored shaped coin depicts a Duff beer can, Homer Simpson’s drink of choice and the most popular beer in his fictional home town of Springfield. First introduced in 1987, the Simpson family originally […]

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Tuvalu: The Hulk features on seventh silver coin in Marvel Comics bullion series

The government and treasury of Tuvalu have released the seventh collector silver crown coin in their ongoing series which features the superheroes that are part of the Marvel Comics franchise. The latest coin highlights the story of the Hulk, a character which first appeared in the debut issue of The Incredible Hulk in May 1962

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Tuvalu: The Hulk features on seventh silver coin in Marvel Comics bullion series

The government and treasury of Tuvalu have released the seventh collector silver crown coin in their ongoing series which features the superheroes that are part of the Marvel Comics franchise. The latest coin highlights the story of the Hulk, a character which first appeared in the debut issue of The Incredible Hulk in May 1962

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Largest Solid Gold Coin to be Displayed Outside New York Stock Exchange

On July 16, Americans in New York will be treated to Australia’s “1 Tonne Australian Kangaroo.” It is the “biggest, heaviest, [and] inherently most valuable gold bullion coin on earth.” It was created by Australia’s international precious metals mint in 2011 to initially showcase the Perth Mint’s “Australian Kangaroo Gold Bullion Coin Series

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2019 The Simpsons – Marge 1oz Silver Proof Coin

First introduced in 1987, the Simpson family originally appeared in 30-second segments on The Tracey Ullman Show. Two years later, The Simpsons premiered as a half-hour series and instantly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon, now seen in 60 countries in 20 languages. In 2018, The Simpsons reached an incredible milestone becoming the longest-running primetime scripted […]

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Largest Solid Gold Coin in the World on Display Outside New York Stock Exchange

Gold Coin on Display by Provident Metals …… For one day only on July 16, Australia’s greatest gold coin icon will make its debut in the United States right outside the New York Stock Exchange. The Perth Mint is proud to bring the biggest, heaviest, inherently most valuable gold coin on earth to the US. […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2019 Star Trek: TOS – Kirk 1oz Silver Proof Coin

This exciting new release depicts Captain James T. Kirk with the planet Jupiter. Captain Kirk was immortalized by William Shatner in Star Trek: The Original Series and in seven feature films. He also voiced the Captain in the animated version of the series. Kirk became Starfleet’s youngest captain and gained a reputation for unconventional tactics […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2019 Suicide Squad – Joker 1oz Silver Proof Coin

The Joker stands as one of the most recognizable and popular comic book villains in pop culture history. Unpredictable and incredibly dangerous, Batman’s arch nemesis was created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger and brought to life by artist Jerry Robinson. The Joker made his debut in the Batman #1 comic in 1940 and today […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Platinum Proof Coin

This beautiful platinum coin celebrates the incredible wedge-tailed eagle. The wedge-tailed eagle is Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania, and southern New Guinea, the wedge-tailed eagle has a wingspan of up to 2.7 meters and displays a long, wedge-shaped tail and feathered […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2019 Alien 40th Anniversary 2oz Silver Antiqued Coin

Alien is a classic science fiction horror movie that artfully explored the worst imaginable scenario in space – being stalked and slain by an aggressive and terrifying extraterrestrial. The groundbreaking 1979 release was a box office hit, earning $80 million in revenues in the US and $105 million worldwide. It also initiated a compelling series […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2019 The Simpsons – Bart 1oz Silver Proof Coin

First introduced in 1987, the Simpson family originally appeared in 30-second segments on The Tracey Ullman Show. Two years later, The Simpsons premiered as a half-hour series and instantly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon, now seen in 60 countries in 20 languages. In 2018, The Simpsons reached an incredible milestone becoming the longest-running primetime scripted […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Lunar Series II Year of the Pig 10 Kilo Silver Bullion Coin

  This magnificent 10-kilo silver coin celebrates the Year of the Pig, one of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar pig include 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007 and 2019. Those born under the influence of this sign are said […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Double Dragon 1oz Silver Bullion Coin

In Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as a divine mythical creature embodying wealth, power, and good fortune. Dragons are frequently depicted in pursuit of a flaming pearl, a metaphor for wisdom and enlightenment. Representing the elusive nature of these qualities, the lustrous gem is often illustrated swirling through mist or cloud. Struck by The […]

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Bullion coins commemorate historic moon landing

The Perth Mint is offering investors the chance to acquire Australian gold and silver bullion coins celebrating the 50th anniversary of mankind’s first landing on the moon.
What many may not know is that Australia played a fascinating role in the historic events of July 1969. With a “dish” measuring 64 meters in diameter, CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope in New South Wales was one of three observatories chosen to receive TV signals from more than 350,000 kilometers away

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Silver High Relief Proof Coin

Getting its name from the bird’s long, distinctively shaped tail, the wedge-tailed eagle is Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania, and southern Papua New Guinea, the bird has an impressive wingspan of up to 2.7 meters. The eagle’s characteristic tail is visible […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2019 Periodic Table 150th Anniversary 1oz Silver Proof Coin

This 1oz silver proof coin celebrates the 150th anniversary of the creation of the periodic table. Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev, often referred to as the Father of the Periodic Table, is credited with formalizing the arrangement of the chemical elements in 1869. By grouping the known elements in order of increasing atomic weight he developed […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Mini Roo Half Gram Gold Coin

The cute Mini Roo returns in 2019 with a new coin design. This highly affordable gold coin would make a wonderful gift or treasured keepsake. Struck by The Perth Mint from 0.5g of 99.99% pure gold, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. Design The coin’s reverse depicts a […]

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Welcome Stranger: Celebrate One of the Largest Gold Nuggets Ever Found With New Silver Bullion Coin

In 2019, APMEX, one of the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailers, is helping The Perth Mint celebrate the 150th anniversary of the discovery of one of the largest Gold nuggets ever found with a special U.S. APMEXclusive® Silver coin. On February 5, 1869, miner John Deason discovered a large nugget around the roots of a […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2019 Barbie 60th Anniversary 2oz Rose Gold Proof Coin

This beautiful vintage-inspired rose gold coin, featuring a stunning Argyle pink diamond, is the second release in an exclusive series celebrating 60 years since Barbie’sTM debut. 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 […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2019 The Simpsons – Homer 1oz Silver Proof Coin

First introduced in 1987, the Simpson family originally appeared in 30-second segments on The Tracey Ullman Show. Two years later, The Simpsons premiered as a half-hour series and instantly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon, now seen in 60 countries in 20 languages. In 2018, The Simpsons reached an incredible milestone becoming the longest-running primetime scripted […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Gold High Relief Proof Coin

Named for its long, distinctively shaped tail, the wedge-tailed eagle is Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania, and southern Papua New Guinea, the bird has an impressive wingspan of up to 2.7 meters. The bird’s characteristic tail is visible even when gliding […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Dragon 1oz Gold & Silver Bullion Rectangular Coins

The Perth Mint is excited to release 1oz gold and silver bullion coins featuring a Chinese dragon in a unique rectangular format. In Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as a divine mythical creature, a symbol of power, strength, wealth, and good fortune, and it is often portrayed alongside a luminous or flaming pearl. Dragons […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Kookaburra 100th Anniversary Square Penny Privy Mark 1oz Silver Coin

This year’s Perth Money Expo ANDA Special features the spectacular 2019 kookaburra design. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the kookaburra square penny design, the coin also features a privy mark depicting the historic kookaburra pattern. Struck by Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 World Money Fair Special Kookaburra 1oz Silver Coin

Celebrating the 2019 World Money Fair, the Perth Mint has released an exclusive coin show special featuring the 2019 Australian kookaburra design in vivid color. Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver and is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint will […]

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Perth Mint Announces Coin Series Celebrating The Simpsons

Includes Silver Bullion Investment Coin The Simpsons, one of the world’s most beloved television families, has been immortalized on a unique series of collectible coins issued by the historic Perth Mint under official license by 20th Century Fox Consumer Products. The Simpsons series consists of eight 1oz coins and a 2oz coin superbly struck from […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Jewelled Dragon 10oz Gold Proof Coin

The Perth Mint is delighted to present The Jewelled Dragon, an exceptional collectable showcasing rare and spectacular treasures from two Western Australian icons – Argyle Pink Diamonds and The Perth Mint. Struck from 10oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality, the extremely limited edition is surmounted by a three-dimensional representation of China’s most auspicious […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Opal Lunar Series Year of the Pig 1oz Silver Proof Coin

This beautiful coin features the lunar pig set in stunning Australian opal. This is an exceptional addition to the 2019 lunar coins and would make a wonderful gift for those born in the Year of the Pig. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality, the coin is issued […]

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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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Coins of Christmas present

Back in September, it seemed the world’s mints might be issuing a smaller number of coins to mark the 2018 Christmas/Holiday Season than last year. Come October, the situation changed rapidly. Those looking for a Christmas gift for the numismatist in their life will find they are spoiled for choice whether their preference is religious, secular, or Disneyfied

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The Coin Analyst: 2018’s Most Profitable Modern Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ….. As the end of 2018 nears, it is a good time to consider which modern coins and sets were the best performers on the secondary market – an approach first used here in 2015. Once again, there were more world coins that were profitable to those who purchased them […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Year of the Pig Lunar Series II 1 oz Gold Proof

This spectacular gold coin celebrates the Year of the Pig, the ultimate animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar pig include 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007 and 2019. Those born under the sign of the pig tend to be honest, […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Year of the Pig Lunar Series II 1 Kilo Silver Gemstone Coin

This year’s gemstone edition from the Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II depicts the pig, the 12th and final animal associated with the ancient Chinese Lunar Calendar. The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar pig include 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007 and 2019. Those born under the sign of […]

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Dillon Gage Metals Offers 10-Ounce Koala Silver Coin From Perth Mint

Koala mother and baby grace the exclusive Perth Mint piedfort Just in time for the holidays, Dillon Gage Metals – one of the world’s largest precious metals wholesaler firms – is introducing a one-of-a-kind 10-ounce product from the Perth Mint: “Mother & Baby – The Next Generation,” a 99.99 percent pure silver, 10-ounce koala-themed bullion […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Year of the Pig Lunar Series II 1oz Silver Gilded Coin

The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar Pig include 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007 and 2019. Those born under the sign of the pig tend to be honest, loyal, sincere and generous, with a calm temperament. Each coin is meticulously struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% […]

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Perth Mint app trades gold

In early October, Western Australia’s Perth Mint announced a new smartphone app – GoldPass. At the touch of a smartphone screen, the app allows retail investors to securely buy, store, and sell gold via digital certificates. It also provides for the instantaneous transfer of gold to other approved GoldPass users

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Tasmanian Devil last in Looney Tunes series

Looney Tunes’ Taz features on a Tuvaluan silver 50 cents, the fifth coin and last coin in this series. (Image courtesy The Perth Mint: TM & © WBEI [s18])The fifth and final release of Perth Mint’s Looney Tunes’ 50 cents occurred in early October. This time around, the star is Warner Bros’ short-fused Tasmanian Devil – better known as “Taz

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Perth Mint gold app gives investors the Midas touch

Australia’s foremost precious metals enterprise, the Perth Mint, has today launched an exciting new smartphone app, GoldPass, as part of its commitment to taking Australian gold to the world.
At the touch of a smartphone screen, GoldPass gives retail investors the unique ability to securely buy, store, and sell gold via digital certificates

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Perth Mint Displays Beta Hunt Gold Quartz Rock Specimens

Australia’s foremost precious metals enterprise, The Perth Mint, is delighted to announce it will display some of the most incredible and valuable gold quartz rocks ever discovered in Australia. The massive Gold Quartz specimens, discovered underground at RNC Minerals’ (‘RNC’) Beta Hunt mine in Kambalda, in Western Australia’s Goldfields region, will be on display at […]

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Perth Mint GoldPass App Gives Investors the Midas Touch

Australia’s foremost precious metals enterprise, The Perth Mint, has today launched an exciting new smartphone app – GoldPass ™ – as part of its commitment to taking Australian gold to the world. At the touch of a smartphone screen, GoldPass ™ gives retail investors the unique ability to securely buy, store and sell gold via […]

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Modern Coins – 2018 Australia 5 oz Silver Rare Earth Patina (High Relief)

Blending some of the world’s oldest and Rare Earth elements The Perth Mint has applied its expertise to present a magnificent example of its artistry. Born of supernovas, precious metals such as silver were present in the cloud of galactic dust that coalesced to create our solar system. A supernova occurs during the final stages […]

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Perth Mint – Australian Double Sovereign 2018 Gold Proof Coin

This extraordinary modern commemorative pays homage to the rich heritage and rarity of the double sovereign. Double the weight of a traditional sovereign, its reverse portrays historic motifs originally seen on the Sydney Mint’s ‘colonial’ sovereign of 1855. Nominally valued at two pounds, double sovereigns appeared in Britain during the 1820s. Featuring Benedetto Pistrucci’s classic […]

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Lux Coin Unveils the World’s First Whisky Coin

Lux Coin has released an exclusive Whisky Coin — the world’s first legal tender coin to contain the oldest vintage whisky Old Vatted Glenlivet 1862. The Whisky Coin is the only coin to feature a capsule containing such a rare spirit, and the first ever to encapsulate such valuable aged liquor in precious metal of […]

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The Perth Mint unveils 2019 Australian Bullion Coin Program

The Australian Lunar Series II bullion program comes to a close with designs celebrating the Year of the Pig – the 12th and final animal represented in the Chinese zodiac. Beautiful new reverse images of iconic Australian fauna appear on the classic Australian Kangaroo, Kookaburra and Koala series. For the first time, these coins feature Jody […]

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Perth Mint Reveals 2019 designs of Australian Bullion Coin Program

Renowned internationally for its investment offerings of distinction, The Perth Mint has unveiled the new 2019 designs of the highly anticipated Australian Bullion Coin Program. Capturing the characteristics of Australia’s iconic fauna and embodying the wealth and good fortune believed to be brought by the animals of the Asian Lunar Calendar, the annual  Bullion Coin […]

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World Coins: New Releases for September from the Perth Mint

Perth Mint…. Australian Lunar Gold & Silver Coin Series II 2019 Year of the Pig The highly acclaimed Australian Lunar Coin Series II reaches its finale in 2019 with depictions of the ultimate animal from the 12-year lunar calendar. Portraying the pig in 99.99% pure gold and 99.99% pure silver, these meticulously crafted proof quality […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Silver Proof Coin

  This silver coin celebrates one of Australia’s most incredible birds of prey, the wedge-tailed eagle. These majestic creatures can often be seen perched in trees and on rocks and cliffs, from where they have a clear view of their surroundings, enabling them to defend their territory and identify prey. Each coin is struck by […]

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Silver, gold American Eagles most counterfeited bullion coins

Since 1986 when the United States Mint first introduced silver and gold American Eagle bullion coins, they have been top sellers in the United States as well as around the world.
A new survey conducted by the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) indicates the popular U

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Silver, Gold American Eagles Most Counterfeited Bullion Coins: ICTA

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ……   Since 1986 when the United States Mint first introduced silver and gold American Eagle bullion coins, they have been top sellers in the United States as well as around the world. A new survey conducted by the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) indicates the popular U.S. bullion coins […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Koala 5oz Silver High Relief Proof Coin

This impressive 5oz silver proof high relief coin features the 2018 Australian koala design, showcasing one of Australia’s most loved marsupials. The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 5oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality, and issued as egal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint will release no […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Koala 1oz Gold High Relief Proof Coin

We are pleased to present this stunning 1oz gold proof high relief coin, featuring one of Australia’s most loved marsupials. The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality, and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint will release no more […]

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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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Swan Series Coins Continues with Limited-Mintage Release from Perth Mint: APMEX

Swan Series Coins from the Perth Mint APMEX is excited to introduce the second release in The Perth Mint Swan Series. In 2017, The Perth Mint introduced a 1 oz Silver Swan Series coin – followed later by 1 oz Proof Silver and 1 oz Gold coins – that brought the mint’s iconic logo to […]

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Dillon Gage Metals Offers Unique Piedfort Silver Bullion Koala Coin from Perth Mint

   mother and baby grace the 2-ounce Koala coin from the Perth Mint Precious metals wholesale firm Dillon Gage Metals is introducing a new product from the Perth Mint for its exclusive list of authorized dealers. “Mother & Baby – The Next Generation” is a 99.99 percent pure silver, 2-ounce themed bullion Koala coin. This […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Wedge-Tailed Eagle High Relief 1oz Proof Silver Coin

The Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila Audax) is Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania and southern New Guinea, the Wedge-Tailed Eagle has a wingspan of up to 2.7 metres, and displays a long, wedge-shaped tail and feathered legs. Leading up to their breeding season, […]

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Perth Mint ingots put Pink Panther and pink diamonds in the spotlight

Discerning collectors can now capture the Pink Panther in pure platinum or pink gold with his hands on a rare pink diamond from Rio Tinto’s famed Argyle Diamond Mine in Western Australia’s East Kimberley region.
The Pink Panther made his debut in the 1964 self-titled comedy-mystery film

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Perth Mint Ingots Put Pink Panther & Pink Diamonds in Spotlight

Discerning collectors can now capture the Pink Panther™ in pure platinum or pink gold with his hands on a rare pink diamond from Rio Tinto’s famed Argyle Diamond Mine in Western Australia’s east Kimberley region. The Pink Panther made his debut in the 1963 self-titled comedy-mystery film. The famed feline proved so popular, accompanied by […]

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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Wedge-Tailed Eagle High Relief 2oz Gold Coin

The Wedge-tailed Eagle is Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania and southern New Guinea, the Wedge-Tailed Eagle has a wingspan f up to 2.7 metres, and displays a long, wedge-shaped tail and feathered legs. This majestic bird is known to soar through […]

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Greg Allen new ACTF Steering Committee chair

World Mint Work Group joining anti-counterfeiting effort
Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) Chairman Philip N. Diehl has announced the appointment of Greg Allen as chair of the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) Steering Committee

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Greg Allen New Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Steering Committee Chair: ICTA

World Mint Work Group joining anti-counterfeiting effort By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ……   Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) Chairman Philip N. Diehl has announced the appointment of Greg Allen as chair of the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) Steering Committee. ACTF Steering Committee members serve as leaders of more than a dozen Work […]

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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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The Perth Mint reaches the stars with Warner Bros.

Consumer products agreement brings coin collections to fans of beloved film and television animated icons.
The Perth Mint has signed a three-year contract with global entertainment giant Warner Bros

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Dragon & Phoenix: Perth Mint Merges Ancient Mythology with Modern Numismatics

As global demand for Chinese-themed precious metal coins continues to soar, The Perth Mint has unveiled two new offerings featuring mythical creatures from the ancient Orient. An industry leader and Australia’s largest exporter to Germany, the Mint revealed the world’s first pavé set Argyle pink diamond gold Jewelled Phoenix coin and Australia’s first rectangular Dragon […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for January 26, 2018: Buy the Book Before your Buy the Bitcoin….

By Coinweek Coin News Wire …. Coin News Wire for January 26, 2018 Brain Food 1.) This is the reason why only dead people can be featured on American currency In 1866, Congress issued an act stating that no living person can be portrayed on American currency. Our Founding Fathers believed it was unpatriotic for living […]

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Top 10 modern coins of 2017

“Lower lows,” “soft market,” “tough days for flippers,” — these are the kind of bearish sentiments one hears or reads about frequently when it comes to the modern coin market, including U.S

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CoinWeek News Wire for January 12, 2018: Of Shipwrecks and Surpluses…

By Coinweek Coin News Wire …. Coin News Wire for January 12, 2018 Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency 1.) Breaking Bitcoin With a Quantum Computer “The second someone creates a viable quantum computer, the NP-complete math problems at the heart of Bitcoin mining tech become instantly solvable,” Beath notes. “In other words, one answer to the question ‘what’s […]

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Pre-Order Latest 2018 Perth Mint Silver Koalas at APMEX

APMEX, Inc., a leading online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is pleased to announce the latest Perth Mint Silver bullion series is available to pre-order. The Silver Koala Series, introduced in 2007, has kept investors and collectors around the world interested in the series for its yearly changing designs and bullion content. However, […]

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Australian Opal Lunar Series 2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Silver Proof Coin

This beautiful coin features the Lunar dog set in stunning Australian opal. This is an exceptional addition to the 2018 Opal Lunar Series coins and would make a wonderful gift for those born in the Year of the Dog. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality, the coin […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for December 29, 2017: Fake $100s, What is Crypto, Trump Challenge Coin

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for December 29, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The economics of the Bitcoin payment system Unlike other payment systems, Bitcoin is a two-sided platform with pre-specified rules. Its two main constituencies are the users who hold balances and engage in electronic transactions, and miners who maintain the system’s infrastructure. A […]

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2017 Holiday Coin Picks by Dillon Gage Metals

World Sovereign Mint’s Gold and Silver Coins Make Meaningful Holiday Gifts Just in time for Christmas, and as part of an annual tradition dating back several years, executives with international precious metals wholesaler Dillon Gage Metals are out with their short list of favorite 2017 holiday-themed coins. Many of the world’s sovereign mints including The […]

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Year of the Dog Privy Mark Kookaburra Silver Coin Exclusively at APMEX

APMEX, Inc., a leading online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is pleased to introduce the latest APMEXclusive® release from The Perth Mint celebrating the upcoming Chinese lunar calendar. The Perth Mint has long been known for both their iconic Lunar Series as well as their unique Silver Kookaburra coins. In 2012, they combined […]

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Modern Coins – Perth Mint Releases World-First Figure 8 Coin

In a world first for innovative design and craftsmanship, The Perth Mint has released a unique figure-eight coin that is set to be a hit in the thriving market for collectable coins with Chinese themes. Group Manager Minted Products Neil Vance said the coin was technically challenging to develop, but he was now very excited […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017:

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) Israel’s ancient underwater treasure In 2015, divers discovered a hoard of more than 2,000 gold coins on the ocean floor off the coast of Caesarea – the largest stash ever found in the region… 2.) Why Soviet communist countries had a love-hate […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017: Bitcoin Bound and the RCM Counterfeit Gold Mystery

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) The Ideal Auction Preston McAfee, Chief Economist at Microsoft, explains the different kinds of auctions, how they work, what the pros and cons are, and why we don’t have auctions for everything we buy. Truly fascinating stuff. But where it gets deep […]

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New Book Explores World of Leading Bullion Coins

By Metals Focus …… On October 17, The Perth Mint, The Austrian Mint, The Royal Canadian Mint, The Rand Refinery, The Royal Mint and Metals Focus are pleased to announce the launch of The World of Leading Bullion Coins, at an event at the LBMA/LPPM Conference in Barcelona. We are grateful for the support of […]

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APMEX Offers New Australian Platinum Kangaroo – Plus Sweepstakes Continues

APMEX, the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, is pleased to introduce the latest releases from The Perth Mint – along with a brand new product line. In 1987, The Perth Mint released its first Gold Nugget coin, with each year depicting a different famous Australian Gold nugget. However, in 1989 the series changed to focus […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for October 20, 2017: Debtor Nation, Crypto-Corruption

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for October 20, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) ‘Like stars in a complex constellation, these objects convey the sweep of Jewish history’ This exceptionally rare gold coin was minted in Judaea immediately after the conquest of Jerusalem and brought with a deployment of Roman troops to England soon afterwards. Two […]

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APMEX Releases 1 oz Proof Gold, Silver Swan Coins

APMEX, Inc. is excited to introduce new additions to the already popular Perth Mint Silver Swan series. Both of these coins, the 1 oz Proof Silver coin and the 1 oz Gold coin, feature the same design from the inaugural release with new looks. After being made available to the public April 3, the 2017 […]

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The World of Leading Bullion Coins book launch

Metals Focus has announced the launch of it new reference book, The World of Leading Bullion Coins, at an event at the LBMA/LPPM Conference in Barcelona. The book was produced with the support of five sponsors—the Perth Mint, the Austrian Mint, the Royal Canadian Mint, the Rand Refinery, and the Royal Mint

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The World of Leading Bullion Coins book launch

Metals Focus has announced the launch of it new reference book, The World of Leading Bullion Coins, at an event at the LBMA/LPPM Conference in Barcelona. The book was produced with the support of five sponsors—the Perth Mint, the Austrian Mint, the Royal Canadian Mint, the Rand Refinery, and the Royal Mint

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World Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Kookaburra 1 Kilo Silver Coin

Don’t forget about the APMEX Escape to Australia Sweepstakes! For a list of eligible coins, CLICK HERE   Description: The Perth Mint continues their popular Kookaburra series of bullion coins with the 2018 issue of the 99.99% pure (.9999 fine) 1oz, 10oz and 1 kilo silver coins. First released in 1990, each year’s issue features […]

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Celebrate Lunar New Year with APMEX, Enter to Win Trip to Australia

APMEX, Inc., a leading Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is excited to introduce the latest releases in one of the most popular bullion series in the world: The Perth Mint Lunar Series. First introduced in 1996 and renewed in 2008, Perth Mint Lunar coins have long been valued for their unique designs, high […]

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World Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Kookaburra 1 oz Silver Coin

Description: The Perth Mint continues their popular Kookaburra series of bullion coins with the 2018 issue of the 99.99% pure (.9999 fine), one-troy-ounce silver coin. First released in 1990, each year’s issue features a unique design on the reverse, making the Perth Mint one of the few producers of world bullion coins to do so. […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for October 6, 2017: Australia 5 Cent, Money Evolves, Wu-Tang Clan…

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for October 6, 2017: Brain Food 1.) INFOGRAPHIC: 58 Insane Facts About Bitcoin You probably have heard a lot of people talking about Bitcoin recently, so you’ll want to save this infographic via BitcoinPlay.net to learn what Bitcoin is, when it started, and who uses this cryptocurrency the most… […]

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APMEX Announces Chance to Win Trip to Australia

APMEX, Inc., a leading Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, is once again offering the opportunity to win a trip of a lifetime to Perth, Australia. APMEX announced their latest sweepstakes – Escape to Australia – giving away a free trip to The Perth Mint for one winner and a guest of their choice. […]

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Perth Mint to Issue 1st Platinum Kangaroo Bullion Coin in 2018

For the first time in its 30-year history, Australia’s official bullion coin program will showcase the nation’s iconic kangaroo on three precious metals. Recognized as the country’s signature investment series, the Australian Kangaroo evolved from classic pure gold coins ranging from 1/10oz to 1 kilo to include a 1oz pure silver release in 2016. From […]

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Dillon Gage Metals Teams with China Great Wall

Dillon Gage Asia, a subsidiary of Dillon Gage Metals, one of the world’s largest precious metals wholesale firms, has entered into an agreement with China Great Wall Coins Investment Ltd. to distribute bullion coins from the official sovereign mint of China. China Great Wall is a subsidiary of the People’s Bank of China, based in […]

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Dillon Gage Metals Teams with China Great Wall

Dillon Gage Asia, a subsidiary of Dillon Gage Metals, one of the world’s largest precious metals wholesale firms, has entered into an agreement with China Great Wall Coins Investment Ltd. to distribute bullion coins from the official sovereign mint of China. China Great Wall is a subsidiary of the People’s Bank of China, based in […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for August 7, 2017: War on Cash and Coins, Monday Edition

By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for August 4, 2017:  The War on Cash 4: The Cash Master 1.) Is e-payment fast rendering cash extinct? As a Guardian newspaper article points out in January, “If you begin to insist on cashlessness, it does put pressure on you to be banked and signed up to […]

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Perth Mint’s rare $1.8m coin trilogy sold

The following is a courtesy post from our sister site World Mint News Blog.
The pinnacle of the Perth Mint’s long-term association with Rio Tinto and Argyle Pink Diamonds, the Australian Trilogy is an incomparable combination of precious metals and rare, natural, fancy-colored diamonds unearthed from the Argyle Diamond Mine in the east Kimberley region of Western Australia

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Perth Mint’s rare $1.8m coin trilogy sold

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The pinnacle of the Perth Mint’s long-term association with Rio Tinto and Argyle Pink Diamonds, the Australian Trilogy is an incomparable combination of precious metals and rare, natural, fancy-colored diamonds unearthed from the Argyle Diamond Mine in the east Kimberley region of Western Australia

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Perth Mint’s Unique $2.8 Million Trilogy Sold

The Perth Mint’s one and only $1.8 million Australian Trilogy coin collection has now been sold. The pinnacle of The Perth Mint’s long term association with Rio Tinto and Argyle Pink Diamonds, The Australian Trilogy is an incomparable combination of precious metals and rare natural fancy colored diamonds unearthed from the Argyle Diamond Mine in […]

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Perth Mint Considers New Security Measures

Includes special bras for female employees By Everett Millman – Gainesvillecoins.com …… Combating counterfeits and theft are among the chief concerns facing any government mint. In an effort to both weed out and deter fakes of all sorts, many mints have begun including special security measures on their gold and silver bullion coins. Over time, […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for June 23, 2017: Gold Coins, Bitcoin, Crime Alert…

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for June 23, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Does Japan’s five-yen coin need a foreigner-friendly redesign? The five-yen coin is the only denomination without its value written in numerals. The only indication of its worth is in the kanji characters 五円, which mean “five yen,” and so foreign visitors who […]

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Australian Kangaroos: Round, rectangular, and diamond-studded

The Perth Mint has released the 2017 silver 1-ounce Kangaroo high-relief Proof coin, and has added a couple of new items to the popular Kangaroo lineup. On the affordable end of the spectrum, the mint is now issuing rectangular 1-ounce silver Kangaroo bars—while on the extravagant end, it’s offering a 2-ounce gold Proof coin with an Argyle pink diamond embedded in the reverse

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Australian Kangaroos: Round, rectangular, and diamond-studded

The Perth Mint has released the 2017 silver 1-ounce Kangaroo high-relief Proof coin, and has added a couple of new items to the popular Kangaroo lineup. On the affordable end of the spectrum, the mint is now issuing rectangular 1-ounce silver Kangaroo bars—while on the extravagant end, it’s offering a 2-ounce gold Proof coin with an Argyle pink diamond embedded in the reverse

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Perth Mint Unveils Rare $1.8 Million Argyle Diamond Coin Trilogy

The Premier of Western Australia, the Honorable Mark McGowan MLA, today (June 7) unveiled a $1.8 million one-of-a-kind coin collection crafted by The Perth Mint. The Australian Trilogy celebrates a selection of the nation’s natural treasures and is the Mint’s most significant numismatic release for 2017. In a convergence of color and light, the breathtaking […]

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Sold-Out Perth Mint Dragon Coin Available at Modern Coin Mart

After selling out in under 48 hours, the Perth Mint’s 2 oz High Relief Silver Antiqued Dragon coin made an impressive arrival into the numismatic marketplace. Collectors from all over the world have been searching for a good opportunity to add a piece of this release’s tiny mintage of 1,000 to their collection. Widely honored […]

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APMEX promoting its new CoinGrade+ feature with giveaway of MS-70 Silver Swan from the Perth Mint

 

(Oklahoma City)—After being made available to the public on April 3, the 2017 Silver Swan 1-ounce coin—the first release of a new bullion series from the Perth Mint—sold out worldwide in less than two days.
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Former Contractor Charged with Theft of Gold from Perth Mint

By CoinWeek News Staff …. On April 7, the Perth Mint in Perth, Western Australia, became aware of the possible theft of a one-kilogram gold bar. A security team involved with the Mint investigated the situation and determined that the gold was indeed stolen. The Perth Mint then contacted the Gold Stealing Detection Unit of […]

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APMEX promoting its new CoinGrade+ feature with giveaway of MS-70 Silver Swan from the Perth Mint

 

(Oklahoma City)—After being made available to the public on April 3, the 2017 Silver Swan 1-ounce coin—the first release of a new bullion series from the Perth Mint—sold out worldwide in less than two days.
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Win a Certified Silver Swan, Brought to You by APMEX CoinGrade+

After being made available to the public on April 3, the 2017 1 oz Silver Swan coin, the first release of a new series from The Perth Mint, SOLD OUT worldwide in less than two days. The coin’s .9999 fine silver content and low mintage of just 25,000 coins combined for the perfect combination of […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for April 7, 2017

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for April 7 2017 Brain Food 1.) How tough is the new £5 note? The new UK’s new £5 bank note – made of polymer rather than paper – gets the “chemistry treatment”. Featuring Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff [Of popular Youtube channel Periodic Videos. The professor donated an equivalent […]

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