Australian Wombat bullion coin (2022 Perth Mint)

By |2022-04-26T16:43:46+01:00April 26th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

One of the more recent additions to the Perth Mints copious animal-themed bullion coin portfolio, the Wombat series debuted just last year with a neat little silver coin that seemed to be reasonably popular. It's back again, and it follows the classic Perth Mint process, honed over decades of Koala, Kookaburra, and Lunar coins, of depicting the same [...]

Rectangular Australian Dragon bullion coin (2022 Perth Mint)

By |2022-04-21T11:13:20+01:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion, Lunar Calendar, Australia, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint|

Launching in 2018, the Perth Mint’s striking Rectangular Dragon bullion coin series was a pretty departure from the mints typical nature-themed ranges. Available in both gold and silver forms, each an ounce in weight, they carry a new design every year, with quite some variation in artistic style. The 2022 design by Monique Reeves is a fine one, [...]

Now hopping into its 29th year, the Royal Australian Mint’s Kangaroo series returns with ‘Impressions of Australia’

By |2022-03-08T21:58:51+00:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Now hopping into its 29th year, the Royal Australian Mint's Kangaroo series returns with 'Impressions of Australia' The 2022 edition of the Royal Australian Mint's Kangaroo series of coins is the penultimate issue before it celebrates its 30th anniversary next year. Quite the achievement for a proof series these days, especially given the relatively rapid turnover [...]

A big and varied selection of the latest gold and silver bullion coins in our February 2022 roundup of new releases

By |2022-04-01T14:48:35+01:00February 22nd, 2022|Categories: APMEX, Bullion roundup, Bullion, Bullion Round, Australia, Gold, Silver, Chad, East India Company, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Royal Australian Mint|

A big and varied selection of the latest gold and silver bullion coins in our February 2022 roundup of new releases The bullion coins continue to come out, so it's time for another of our lightweight round-ups of the new releases. There are a few missing, like the new Wedge-tailed Eagle from the Perth Mint, [...]

Chinese Myths & Legends Dragon Platinum (2022 Perth Mint/LPM)

By |2022-02-14T10:12:33+00:00February 14th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Australia, Platinum, LPM HK, Perth Mint|

Launching today is a platinum version of the 2021 Chinese Dragon coin, the latest in LPM and the Perth Mint's 'Chinese Myths & Legends' series. Launching in 2017, the series is mainly themed around dragons, although there has been a 'Pixiu' coin, and it's fair to say that the overall standard has been very high, especially for [...]

Royal Australian Mint issues a new silver coin pair looking at Aboriginal history and their bouncy wildlife

By |2021-10-07T17:21:11+01:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: History, Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint issues a new silver coin pair looking at Aboriginal history and their bouncy wildlife The Royal Australian Mint continues to quietly release some really nice coins, and this latest pair are a good example of that. Both weigh in at half an ounce of 0.999 silver, have a proof finish, and the simple [...]

Australia’s Most Dangerous bullion coin series from the Royal Australian Mint and LPM, returns with a sting in its tail

By |2021-09-06T01:59:51+01:00September 6th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia's Most Dangerous bullion coin series from the Royal Australian Mint and LPM, returns with a sting in its tail Along with the 'Australian Zoo' bullion coin series, the Royal Australian Mint also produces another range extolling the virtues of this continents happy, friendly wildlife called 'Australia's Most Dangerous. Actually, a series called Australia's Not Dangerous probably [...]

The Perth Mint debuts its 2022 bullion range, with new additions to its iconic core nature ranges

By |2021-09-01T12:09:05+01:00September 1st, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint debuts its 2022 bullion range, with new additions to its iconic core nature ranges The highlight of the bullion calendar is here again, and it's the launch of the Perth Mint's iconic nature-themed core bullion range. Many of these series date back decades and come from a time when choice was considerably more restricted [...]

Australian Brumby bullion coin (2021 Perth Mint))

By |2021-08-18T19:05:41+01:00August 18th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

We've just seen the issue of the new Quokka and Wombat silver bullion coins from the Perth Mint and now it's the turn of the second in the mints 'Australian Brumby' horse series. Launching last year with a nice running design by Jennifer McKenna, she's returned for 2021 with another very attractive coin. We like the horse [...]

Australian Wombat bullion coin (2021 Perth Mint)

By |2021-08-13T22:35:17+01:00August 13th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The new bullion coin series continue to pour out of the Perth Mint with nature remaining the main theme of choice. Latest to debut is the Australian Wombat, a one-ounce 0.9999 silver coin featuring another of those lovable beasts from Down Under, and one of the rare examples of life there that doesn’t want to end yours. [...]

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