Royal Australian Mint launches a beautiful new ‘Coat of Arms’ bullion coin series in gold and silver

By |2021-02-16T18:45:26+00:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Australia, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint launches a beautiful new 'Coat of Arms' bullion coin series in gold and silver The Royal Australian Mint is really starting to flex its muscles in the bullion coin market, after a few years of growing their presence with a succession of impressive designs. Their Lunar Range, Great White Shark, Dolphin Series, and [...]

KANGAROO OUTBACK MAJESTY (2021 Royal Australian Mint)

By |2021-02-08T16:59:48+00:00February 8th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

A regular fixture at the Royal Australian Mint, the kangaroo has appeared on some iconic designs over the years, from Stuart Devlin's 'Mob of Roos', to the beloved 'Kangaroo at Sunset'. It's hard to believe the core Kangaroo Series will be hitting its 30th anniversary in 2023, but you begin to see why when we get designs [...]

DOUBLE DRAGON TEN-OUNCE SILVER BULLION (2021 Perth Mint)

By |2021-02-05T00:42:38+00:00February 5th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion, Australia, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint's pretty 'Double Dragon' coin returns for a third year with a timely ten-ounce silver bullion variant, exclusively from LPM. The design first appeared in 2019 in one-ounce bullion form, and returned last year as a proof coin, but with just 888 being minted, this chunky ten-ounce 0.9999 silver bullion variant may well be the most [...]

Innovative Australian Shipwrecks bullion series wraps up with the tragic tale of the Zeewijk

By |2021-01-27T12:15:03+00:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Australia, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Innovative Australian Shipwrecks bullion series wraps up with the tragic tale of the Zeewijk We're sad to say that the Royal Australian Mint's very neat 'Australian Shipwrecks' series has wrapped up with its fourth and final release. The first triangular bullion coins we've seen to date, each coin tells the story of one of the many [...]

John Mercanti’s Wedge Tailed Eagle bullion series for the Perth Mint returns with a sixth new design

By |2021-01-14T10:50:19+00:00January 14th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

John Mercanti’s Wedge Tailed Eagle bullion series for the Perth Mint returns with a sixth new design I don't think we're alone in saying the Perth Mint's Wedge-tailed Eagle is one of the highlights of the bullion calendar, so the new design is eagerly awaited here. The now iconic series launched in 2014 and came as something [...]

Royal Australian Mint adds the Ox to its new range of silver and gold Lunar bullion coins

By |2021-01-11T16:42:46+00:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Lunar Calendar, Australia, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint adds the Ox to its new range of silver and gold Lunar bullion coins We don't cover the lunar coin market as deeply as we have in the past, mainly because variety has tapered off and interest seems to be lower than before, but it is still a big market and there are still [...]

DOUBLE PIXIU GOLD BULLION COIN (2021, Perth Mint/LPM)

By |2021-01-06T12:09:54+00:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Australia, Gold, Perth Mint|

The legendary Chinese Guardian Lions, also called Foo Dogs, are often seen placed outside Chinese homes and temples. Set as a pair, a male looking outwards and a female inwards, they take the form of winged lions (a bit like an ancient Sharknado...). Perth Mint designer, Ing Ing Jong, has done a good job depicting the two [...]

New coin issue from the Royal Australian Mint celebrates a centenary of service from the Royal Australian Air Force

By |2021-01-05T11:41:41+00:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: History, Military, Australia, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

New coin issue from the Royal Australian Mint celebrates a centenary of service from the Royal Australian Air Force The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) joins the Royal Air Force in a very select club of nations whose military air organisation has hit that magic century in age. Little demonstrates the ingenuity and progress that [...]

AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS: ZUYTDORP ANTIQUED (2020, Royal Australian Mint)

By |2020-12-02T13:00:08+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, History, Australia, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

One of the neatest and most original bullion coins around, Australian Shipwrecks by the Royal Australian Mint and LPM, may have come to a recent end, but we still have a couple of the beautiful antique finished variants to come. At least we did have, as today sees the issue of the penultimate release in the four [...]

AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS: VERGULDE DRAECK ANTIQUED (2020 Royal Australian Mint)

By |2020-10-26T16:34:10+00:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, History, Australia, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

The second of the Royal Australian Mint's triangular bullion coin series, Australian Shipwrecks, is now available with an antique finish. Following the Batavia , this one is the Vergulde Draeck, which debuted in gold and silver bullion form back in the more blissful month of January. That one had mintages of 20,000 silver and 250 gold coin, [...]

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