Perth Mint

April, 2018

Perth Mint releases a good selection for April including some fine antiqued coins

By | 2018-04-04T15:53:42+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Event, History, Australia, Coloured, Gold, Nature, People, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint releases a good selection for April including some fine antiqued coins A better than usual mix from the Perth Mint this month with some new additions to ongoing series, some high-end variants to their iconic bullion coins, and some new designs. There are also a couple of other interesting coins, some commissioned, that we'll look at elsewhere and the the Ready Player One movie coins that [...]

Spielberg’s latest blockbuster Ready Player One gets a character coin series from the Perth Mint

By | 2018-04-02T12:51:30+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Spielberg's latest blockbuster Ready Player One gets a character coin series from the Perth Mint One of the most successful and well regarded movie makers of all time, Steven Spielberg has a repertoire of films second to none. His latest blockbuster is called Ready Player One and is a large-scale science-fiction movie, one picking up some decent reviews and some equally healthy box-office numbers. With the current [...]

March, 2018

Deadly & Dangerous goes back to its beginning with a gold version of the iconic Red-Back Spider coin

By | 2018-03-12T09:48:18+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Downies, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Deadly & Dangerous goes back to its beginning with a gold version of the iconic Red-Back Spider coin A series over a decade old, Deadly & Dangerous was one of the first truly hit series to emanate from the Perth Mint when back in 2006 they issued the Red Back Spider coin. An immediate classic, the coin carried a quite outstanding piece of artwork whose depiction [...]

Sought after Australian Swan bullion coin from the Perth Mint back for 2018 with cygnet in tow

By | 2018-03-09T18:11:52+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Sought after Australian Swan bullion coin from the Perth Mint back for 2018 with cygnet in tow Coming as a bit of a surprise last year, the Australian Swan bullion coin quickly became a must-have item, showing some healthy appreciation in short order. A small range comprising one-ounce variants in gold and silver, it sold out in pretty short order. Now it's time for the second annual [...]

Latest Australian Remarkable Reptile immortalised in silver is the beautiful Green Tree Python

By | 2018-03-06T16:52:15+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Australia, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Latest Australian Remarkable Reptile immortalised in silver is the beautiful Green Tree Python Australia's Remarkable Reptiles returns for the sixth time with another attractive proof silver coin. The series has looked at numerous examples of this continents esoteric reptiles, but the relatively normal Green Tree Python is the latest subject. A beautiful animal, it's habit of coiling itself around a branch in a distinctive way has endeared [...]

Planet of the Apes gets the antiqued high relief treatment for the Perth Mints newest issue

By | 2018-03-06T00:41:48+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Planet of the Apes gets the antiqued high relief treatment for the Perth Mints newest issue Taking the format used for Gods of Olympus and using it for their movie franchises, the Perth Mint has released a new Planet of the Apes anniversary coin. It's been half a century since the premiere of the cult classic science fiction movie starring Hollywood legend and gun nut, Charlton Heston. [...]

February, 2018

John Mercanti Wedge-tailed Eagle bullion coin is back with a family view for 2018

By | 2018-02-23T15:27:41+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

John Mercanti Wedge-tailed Eagle bullion coin is back with a family view for 2018 One of the hits of 2014, the Perth Mints Wedge-tailed Eagle silver bullion coin surprised us all with news that it was to be designed by none other than John Mercanti, the former Chief Engraver at the United States Mint. The first time that Mercanti had worked on a non-US issued design, it [...]

Perth Mint launches a new limited mintage silver bullion coin – The Australian Emu

By | 2018-02-19T13:25:52+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint launches a new limited mintage silver bullion coin - The Australian Emu Purveyors of the most eagerly awaited ranges of bullion coins on the market today, the Perth Mints multiple ranges of lunars and Australian wildlife themed coins are collector favourites. In recent years the mint has expanded choice away from the annual Kookaburra and Koala issues to encompass a kangaroo, crocodiles and others, culminating [...]

Perth Mint to release coins based on Warner Brothers movie and television icons over next three years

By | 2018-02-05T15:37:16+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Information, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint to release coins based on Warner Brothers movie and television icons over next three years It seems that Scooby Doo and Looney Tunes are just the tip of the iceberg as the Perth Mint has announced it has signed up Warner Brothers with a view to producing commemorative coins over the next three years. One of the biggest television and movie companies in the [...]

The gods are no more. Long live the art of warfare. Perth debuts new antique high relief series.

By | 2018-02-05T10:35:12+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Categories: History, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

The gods are no more. Long live the art of warfare. Perth debuts antique high relief series. Almost single-handedly creating the ancient mythology high-relief antique coin market with its Gods of Olympus series, the Perth Mint has kept the concept going every year since. Goddesses of Olympus, followed by two series of Norse-themed issues led us to suspect another series this year, but it looks like a change [...]