Perth Mint

March, 2019

Giant 2,300oz gold nugget found 150 years ago is featured on new Perth Mint bullion coins

By |2019-03-21T20:57:52+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Giant 2,300 ounce gold nugget found 150 years ago is featured on new Perth Mint bullion coins Another new limited-run bullion coin from the Perth Mint and not an animal design this time. Some 150 years ago, a stunning gold nugget of around 72 kilos in weight, and containing almost 2,300 ounces of gold, was discovered in Victoria outside the town of Mollagul. The largest known alluvial gold [...]

Perth Mint launches new limited mintage Moon Landing silver and gold bullion coins

By |2019-03-14T16:07:23+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, Australia, Gold, Science, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint launches new limited mintage Moon Landing silver and gold bullion coins A new bullion coin in 1oz silver and 1oz gold is now available in limited quantities from the Perth Mint and it's a copy of the latest Lucas Bowers designed proof coins that debuted just a couple of weeks ago. Celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing  fifty years ago, it does, like [...]

Fancy a Duff? Homer does and raises one on Tuvalu’s new Simpsons silver coin

By |2019-03-04T21:23:06+00:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Fancy a Duff? Homer does and raises one on Tuvalu's new Simpsons silver coin Cult animated show, The Simpsons, appeared last month on three silver coins from the Perth Mint and today sees the addition of a fourth. Returning to the mints one ounce coloured coin format, this issue depicts the star of the show and dysfunctional dad, Homer Simpson. Standing outside Moe's Tavern with a pint [...]

Mendeleev’s Periodic Table is 150 years old and commemorated on a new Tuvalu silver coin

By |2019-03-04T21:45:06+00:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Science, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Mendeleev's Periodic Table is 150 years old and commemorated on a new Tuvalu silver coin The Period Table of the Elements is an unusual subject for a commemorative coin, and one with great merit. A core part of the teaching and practice of chemistry, physics and countless other disciplines, the Periodic Table is a tabular display of known elements arranged by atomic number, electron configuration, [...]

February, 2019

Get in quick! LPM exclusive 10oz variant of Dragon & Phoenix silver coin limited to just 888

By |2019-02-24T22:32:10+00:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Australia, Silver, Perth Mint|

Get in quick! LPM exclusive 10oz variant of Dragon & Phoenix silver coin limited to just 888 One of the many limited run silver bullion coins to emanate from the bowels of the Perth Mint, the 2017 Dragon & Phoenix coin was the first design in this heavily Chinese-influenced range and was hugely successful. Last year saw Dragon & Tiger  join the line-up, but the first coin to [...]

LPM and the Perth Mints Marvel-themed silver bullion coin series is back with Captain America

By |2019-02-06T07:46:08+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

LPM and the Perth Mints Marvel-themed silver bullion coin series is back with Captain America 2019 MARVEL SERIES: CAPTAIN AMERICA LPM's Perth Mint struck silver bullion coin series is back for a sixth issue as it works it way through Marvels giant pantheon of characters. After Spiderman, Thor, Black Panther, Iron Man, and Deadpool, the series is back with old goody two-shoes himself, Captain America. [...]

Kermit the Frog celebrates the release of his new proof silver coin from Niue

By |2019-02-04T13:12:21+00:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Niue Island|

Kermit the Frog celebrates the release of his new proof silver coin from Niue The latest Disney-themed coin from the New Zealand Mint actually opens your eyes a little more to just how pervasive the Disney empire is these days. Almost half a century old when Disney purchased the characters in 2004, The Muppets join Marvel, Star Wars, Indiana Jones and many more in the ever-expanding Disney [...]

Doh! Homer and his dysfunctional family join the Perth Mint with a new silver coin range

By |2019-02-03T20:19:02+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Doh! Homer and his dysfunctional family join the Perth Mint with a new silver coin range It was 30 seasons ago, way back in 1989, that The Simpsons made the transition from small segments on the Tracey Ullman Show, to a full-blown animated series of their own. It was a hit. The misadventures of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie, along with an eclectic cast of supporting [...]

Perth Mint goes rectangular for its 2019 Dragon gold and silver bullion coins

By |2019-02-01T02:18:01+00:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Culture, Bullion, Lunar Calendar, Australia, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint goes rectangular for its 2019 Dragon gold and silver bullion coins Revered in Chinese culture, the Dragon has also become a hugely popular symbol in numismatics over the last decade. With the Perth Mint seemingly settling on round animal-themed bullion coins of varying mintages in its portfolio, it's great to see something a bit different for aa chnage. Available in 1oz silver and 1oz gold, the [...]

January, 2019

John Mercanti and the Perth Mint collaborate on a fourth Wedge-Tailed Eagle bullion coin

By |2019-01-14T13:00:07+00:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

John Mercanti and the Perth Mint collaborate on a fourth Wedge-Tailed Eagle bullion coin While the Perth Mint now enjoys a regular release schedule of low mintage silver bullion coin designs, back in 2014 there was little more than the stalwart Lunar, Kookaburra and Koala ranges to satisfy collectors. The release of the first Wedge-tailed Eagle coin that year was unexpected and came with the added bonus [...]

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