While the mintage lasts, the 2014 Disney – Steamboat Willie 1 oz Silver Proof Coin is available from the Perth Mint of Australia. Shown on the reverse of the coin is a likeness of the animated character Mickey Mouse as seen in his theatrical debut - ‘Steamboat Willie.’
The coin appears as the inaugural issue in a new two-year series from the Perth Mint to feature Disney Characters. Subsequent releases will be offered in intervals. Continue reading
Three new gold coin products appear from the Perth Mint of Australia in January offering collectors a variety of options to choose from.
Of the new releases, two are issued as part of the 2014 Year of the Horse Lunar Coin Program. The remaining strike marks an interesting addition to the Perth Mint line-up as it features a reverse design by an extremely well-known American artist.
More details on each of the new January 2014 Perth Mint Gold Coin products follows: Continue reading
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
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.
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
Struck from five ounces of 99.9% pure silver with a high relief obverse and reverse design, the 2013 Australian Koala 5 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin is now available from the Perth Mint of Australia.
This release is the first time the Perth Mint has created a koala coin in high relief from five ounces of silver. Maximum mintage of the high relief silver Koala is limited to just 5,000 with the coins only available now for purchase in Australia. Continue reading
Recently released from the Perth Mint of Australia is the 2013 Year of the Snake 1oz Silver Rectangle Four-Coin Set. Each coin of the set is struck to proof quality from one ounce of 99.9% pure silver.
Shown on the reverse of the strikes are colored images of four different snakes. These coins continue the Perth Mint's extremely popular Lunar Calendar Series. Continue reading
The Perth Mint of Australia offers the second release of the Australian Bush Babies II program with the debut of the 2013 Bush Babies Possum 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coin. Shown on the reverse of the coin is a colored design depicting a baby possum.
Each of these coins is struck to proof quality from 1/2 ounce of 99.9% pure silver. Maximum mintage for the release is listed by the Perth Mint as just 10,000. Continue reading
Recently released by the Perth Mint of Australia is the 2013 Year of the Snake Gilded Silver Coin. Each of these new releases is struck from one ounce of .999 fine silver to specimen quality.
Shown on the reverse of the strike is the 2013 Year of the Snake design created by the Perth Mint for use on its annual Australian Lunar Series II silver coins. In the instance of this release, the image of the snake is gilded in 24-karat gold. Continue reading
The 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
The Perth Mint of Australia debuts the second installment of an extremely popular series with the release of the Australian Bush Babies II 2012 Kookaburra 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coin. This strike serves as the inaugural release of the Australian Bush Babies II series and is available now directly from the Perth Mint for AUS $61.36.
The new series builds on the popularity seen for the original Australian Bush Babies series which made its debut in 2010. Five strikes were issued as part of the original series each featuring a different bush baby on the reverse including a kangaroo, a sugar glider, a dingo, a bilby and a koala. Continue reading