Tag Archives: Bullion

2014 Mini Roo 0.5g Gold Coin

2014-Mini-Roo-0.5g-Gold-CoinUnique and affordable are two words that can be used to describe the 2014 Mini Roo 0.5g Gold Coin now available from the Perth Mint of Australia.

The Mini Roo also offers the opportunity for collectors to obtain a coin struck from a precious metal as this release has a composition of 99.99% pure gold. The coin is available now for AUS $59.50 with no pre-determined mintage cap in place. 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 1/10 Oz Silver Coin Released

2013 Australian Koala 1_10 Oz Silver CoinThe Perth Mint of Australia has released a new option in one of its most popular series. Available now for ordering is the 2013 Australian Koala 1/10 Oz Silver Coin.

These affordable strikes are composed of one-tenth ounce of .999 fine silver. Mintage for the Koala 1/10 oz Silver Coin  has not been set and will be determined by the number of orders received for the product during a twelve-month period. Continue reading

Year of the Snake 1 Oz Bullion Coins Sold Out

2013 Year of the Snake Gold and Silver Bullion Coins (Perth Mint images)The Perth Mint of Australia has announced that the entire mintage of 2013 Year of the Snake 1 oz Gold Bullion Coins and 2013 Year of the Snake 1 oz Silver Bullion Coins has sold out. This will come as a surprise to many as the coins were only released for sale to the public beginning on September 3, 2012.

In less than two months, the entire mintage of 30,000 one ounce gold coins and 300,000 one ounce silver coins has been accounted for. This quick sell-out is touted as one of the fastest in history coming in behind last year's Year of the Dragon Bullion Coins. Continue reading

2013 Year of the Snake Silver Coin Typeset Collection Available

2013 Year of the Snake Silver Coin Typeset Collection (Perth Mint image)Currently available from the Perth Mint of Australia is a four-coin set containing strikes of the Australian Lunar Series II program. The 2013 Year of the Snake Silver Coin Typeset Collection contains four different Year of the Snake coins each struck from one ounce of 99.9% pure silver.

The four coins include a proof quality coin, a gilded coin, a colored coin and a bullion coin. All four are presented together in the collection which also includes one display case with the collection featuring a maximum mintage of just 1,500. Continue reading

2013 Australian Koala Silver Bullion Coins Available In November

2013 Australian Koala Silver Bullion CoinsThe Perth Mint of Australia will release the 2013 Australian Koala Silver Bullion Coins for sale to the public beginning on November 5, 2012. Four different sized coins will be issued as part of the release, each struck from 99.9% pure silver.

This release continues a series which dates back to 2007. Annually since that point, the Perth Mint has issued the Koala Silver Bullion Coins with each new release featuring a different reverse design. Continue reading

2013 Year of the Snake Gold and Silver Bullion Coins Issued

2013 Year of the Snake Gold and Silver Bullion Coins (Perth Mint images)The Perth Mint of Australia has released the newest annual installments of its popular Lunar Series II program. The 2013 Year of the Snake Gold and Silver Bullion Coins are available now for order.

Offered as part of the new Year of the Snake Gold Bullion Coins are eight different sized strikes each composed of 99.99% pure gold. Sizes included in the new release are 10 kilo, 1 kilo, 10 ounce, 2 ounce, 1 ounce, 1/2 ounce, 1/4 ounce, 1/10 ounce and 1/20 ounce. Continue reading

Bullion 2013 Australian Kookaburra Silver Coins Available Soon

Australian Kookaburra Silver CoinThe reverse designs and release dates for the bullion 2013 Australian Kookaburra Silver Coins have been announced by the Perth Mint of Australia. The 2013 Kookaburra Silver Coins will be available for purchase beginning on September 3, 2012 in three different sizes.

These three sizes include a 1 kilo coin, a 10 ounce coin and a 1 oz coin. All three are struck from 99.9% pure silver, and, as the name suggests, contain a reverse design showcasing the kookaburra bird. Continue reading

US Gold and Silver Eagle Bullion Coins

Bullion 2012 Gold and Silver Eagles Launch January 3

US Gold and Silver Eagle Bullion CoinsThe United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2012 bullion Gold and Silver Eagles tomorrow, January 3rd, 2012 from its network of authorized purchasers (APs). The announcement of the debut of the 2012-dated coins was made in a memo last week to the APs and also included additional details as well as alluded to anticipated sufficient supplies of the bullion Eagles.

Bullion Gold Eagles and Silver Eagles are not sold directly to the public. Instead, they are offered in bulk to a network of authorized purchasers who pay a small premium above the current spot price of the precious metals contained within the coins. The APs then resell them to coin and precious metal dealers and the public for an additional premium above spot. Continue reading

US Gold and Silver Eagle Bullion Coins

Release for 2012 Bullion Gold and Silver Eagle Coins Scheduled

US Gold and Silver Eagle Bullion CoinsSales of the 2012 American Eagle Gold Bullion Coin and the 2012 American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin will begin on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 according to the United States Mint. On that date, the Mint will begin accepting orders for the bullion Eagles from its network of Authorized Purchasers.

The Authorized Purchasers (APs) are responsible for the distribution of US Mint bullion products. They place bulk orders for the coins from the US Mint based on the market prices of the precious metals they contain plus a small premium to cover the Mint's production costs. Following receipt of the coins, they then resell them to coin and precious metal dealers as well as the public for a slightly larger premium over current market values. Continue reading