Tag Archives: Australian Coins

2014 $1 Sydney Holographic Coin Celebrates New Year’s Eve Fireworks

2014 $1 Sydney Holographic Coin (Royal Australian Mint image)New Year's celebrations occur around the world with the city of Sydney, Australia serving as a symbol of just how spectacular those celebrations can be. As part of this year's festivities, the Royal Australian Mint is preparing to issue the 2014 $1 Sydney Holographic Coin.

Offered on the reverse of the coin is a colorful holographic depiction of the traditional fireworks extravaganza displayed in Sydney Harbor every New Year's eve. The design even includes a secret symbol in the center which has yet to be unveiled. 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

Perth Mint Unveils 2014 Bullion Coin Program Designs

The Perth Mint of Australia has the unveiled the designs for the upcoming 2014 Australian Bullion Coin Programs. Strikes from these highly sought after programs will become available in intervals over the next five months.

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These new designs encompass the Perth Mint's complete bullion coin programs which feature designs showcasing five different iconic Australian creatures as well the 2014 releases of the Perth Mint's Australian Lunar series. 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