Celebrating an occasion that would bring joy to millions around the world, yet brought back memories of death and hardship to many is the Perth Mint's Fall of the Berlin Wall 1oz Silver Proof Coin.
November of 2009 will be the 20th anniversary of the official Fall of the Berlin Wall. A structure that was built a few decades earlier by the former USSR to prevent free passage from their section of East Germany to the free areas of West Berlin.
Sometimes the simplest design can be one of the most attractive. This is true of the Kangaroo at Sunset coins available from the Royal Australian Mint.
The design of this 1 oz silver coin, also available in gold, was even nominated for a Coin of the Year Award. With its' iconic marsupial image near the top of the coin, and an illustrated reflection leading towards the bottom, it truly is understated in a captivating way.
New to World Mint Coins are three gorgeous, world-famous bullion coins from Australia - the silver Koala, silver Kookaburra, and gold Kangaroo.
These coins from the Perth Mint of Australia feature annually changing designs, making the coins not only popular with investors but coin collectors as well.
The 2009 Australian Koala Silver Coin marks the third issue of this popular series. The coins are struck in four sizes - 1 kilo, 10 oz, 1 oz, and 1/2 oz, with the 1 kilo size bearing a slightly different design. The koala, native to Australia, is practically an icon synonymous with the country. Continue reading
As part of our growing collection of coin information available for you, World Mint Coins has added a new section of Australian Coins. Here we will feature beautiful coins produced by the premier facilities from down under like the Perth Mint and the Royal Australian Mint.
One such prized example of their work is the 1 oz Gilded Koala Silver Coin available from the Perth Mint. These koalas mark the third year in the silver koala series, but only the second year they have offered a gilded version.