Category Archives: Australian Coins

Doctor Who 1/2oz Silver Proof Eleven-Coin Set Available from Perth Mint

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary 2013 1_2oz Silver Proof Eleven Coin Set (Perth Mint image)The interests of coin collectors and Sci-Fi lovers combine with a new release currently available from the Perth Mint of Australia. Sure to be popular, the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary 2013 1/2oz Silver Proof Eleven-Coin Set may now be purchased directly from the Perth Mint.

Included as part of the release are eleven 1/2 ounce 99.9% pure silver coins issued as legal tender of the South Pacific island nation of Niue. Each contains a different colored reverse depicting one of the eleven iconic Doctor Who incarnations presented throughout its fifty-year history on television. Continue reading

2014 Year of the Horse Silver Proof Colored Coins

2014 Year of the Horse Silver Proof Colored Coins (Perth Mint image)Available now for purchase from the Perth Mint of Australia are two new strikes issued as part of its extremely popular Australian Lunar Series II Program. Buyers may now obtain the 2014 Year of the Horse Silver Proof Colored Coins in both one ounce and one-half ounce versions.

These coins are composed of 99.9% pure silver and struck to proof quality. Maximum mintage for each release is just 10,000. Continue reading

2014 Year of the Horse Gilded Silver Coin Issued

2014 Year of the Horse Gilded Silver CoinNow available from the Perth Mint of Australia are the 2014 Year of the Horse Gilded Silver Coins. Each of these are struck from one ounce of .999 fine silver with the reverse design highlighted in 24-karat gold gilding.

The coin features an issue limit of just 47,500 with a maximum mintage of 50,000. They are available now while the issue limit lasts directly from the Perth Mint. Continue reading

2014 Green Turtle 1 oz Silver Proof Coin

Endangered-Extinct-Green-Turtle-Silver-CoinThe Perth Mint of Australia has unveiled the 2014 Green Turtle 1 oz Silver Proof Coin. This strike marks the fourth release of the Perth Mint's Endangered and Extinct series.

Each is composed of one ounce of 99.9% pure silver. Maximum mintage of the Green Turtle Coin is just 5,000. Continue reading

2014 Lunar Year of the Horse Silver Proof Coins Released

2014 Year of the Horse Silver Proof CoinThe Perth Mint of Australia has also released the 2014 Year of the Horse Silver Proof Coins for sale to the public. The appearance of the coins coincided with the recent release of related 2014 Year of the Horse Gold Proof Coins.

Both the gold and silver coins are issued by the Perth Mint as part of its popular Lunar Series II program. Coins of the program feature reverse designs showcasing one of the twelve creatures found in the Chinese zodiac. Continue reading

2014 Lunar Year of the Horse Gold Proof Coins Issued

2014 Year of the Horse Gold Proof CoinsRecently released by the Perth Mint of Australia are three new 2014 Year of the Horse Gold Proof Coins. Also available as part of the Lunar release is a three-coin set which contains the three Year of the Horse Gold Proof Coins.

Each of the coins is struck from either one ounce, 1/4 ounce or 1/10 ounce of 99.99% pure gold to proof quality. These strikes are issued as part of the Perth Mint's extremely popular Australian Lunar Series II program. Continue reading

2013 Australian Koala Silver Proof High Relief Coin Appears

2013 Australian Koala Silver Proof High Relief CoinThe Perth Mint of Australia has released the 2013 Australian Koala Silver Proof High Relief Coin. This strike marks the second annual issue of a high relief koala coin from one ounce of silver.

Maximum mintage of the individual coin release is listed as 9,000. Another 1,000 may be issued in other product options. Continue reading

2013 Australian Kangaroo 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin Issued

2013 Australian Kangaroo 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin (Perth Mint image)The Perth Mint of Australia has released the fourth annual issue of one of its most popular series. Available now from the Perth Mint is the 2013 Australian Kangaroo 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin.

As indicated by the name, the coin contains a high relief image of a kangaroo on its reverse. Each is struck from one ounce of 99.9% pure silver. Continue reading

2013 Mini Koala 0.5g Gold Coin Issued

2013 Mini Koala 0.5g Gold Coin (Perth Mint image)Available now from the Perth Mint of Australia is the 2013 Mini Koala 0.5g Gold Coin. The release of this strike marks the first time the Perth Mint has issued a Mini Koala Gold Coin.

The coin is composed of half a gram of 99.99% pure gold and features the likeness of a koala on its reverse. Mintage of the release is unlimited with the final number issued announced at the end of production. Continue reading

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin

Doctor-Who-50th-Anniversary-2013-Tardis-Silver-Coin-ReverseCommemorating one of the most popular science fiction shows in the world, the Perth Mint of Australia has released the 2013 Doctor Who 50th Anniversary 1oz Silver Proof Coin.

Each Doctor Who Coin is struck from one ounce of .999 fine silver to proof quality. The officially licensed product features an extremely limited mintage of just 10,000. Continue reading