February, 2020

Australian Swan bullion coin back for the fourth entrant in this popular Perth Mint series

By |2020-02-20T13:49:01+00:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Australian Swan bullion coin back for the fourth entrant in this popular Perth Mint series Just a quick look at the latest in the Perth Mint's many annual silver bullion coin programmes, and it's the very popular Australian Swan this time out. Launching back in 2017 with a fine design, the first swan coin was a huge hit, and the two following issues also seem to have enjoyed plenty [...]

January, 2020

Exclusive! Triangular bullion coin series ‘Australian Shipwrecks’ is back with Vergulde Draeck, The Gilt Dragon

By |2020-01-13T02:54:07+00:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, History, Australia, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Exclusive! Triangular bullion coin series 'Australian Shipwrecks' is back with Vergulde Draeck, The Gilt Dragon Returning for 2020 is a surprising 2019 debut series from the Royal Australian Mint and dealer LPM HK called Australian Shipwrecks. The RAM are not what you would call prolific issuers of bullion designs, certainly not in the way their kinsmen at the Perth Mint are, so it's always good to see [...]

John Mercanti returns with the fifth Wedge-tailed Eagle design and its possibly the best yet

By |2020-01-03T18:58:28+00:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

John Mercanti returns with the fifth Wedge-tailed Eagle design and it's possibly the best yet Back in 2014, the small mintage bullion coin market wasn't as mature and populated as it is today, and the Perth Mint reigned supreme with its iconic nature-themed ranges. Perhaps sensing early on which way the market was headed, the mint partnered with the highly regarded former Chief Engraver at the United [...]

December, 2019

Royal Australian Mint continues its aquatic bullion series with a leaping Spinner Dolphin

By |2019-12-10T02:15:03+00:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint continues its aquatic bullion series with a leaping Spinner Dolphin Another mint showing an increasing interest in the bullion market, the RoyaI Australian Mint added to their presence with a very nice dolphin pair last December. Depicting a bottlenose dolphin leaping from the sea, it was an attractive and popular design with a mintage in line with the growing trend for smaller runs of [...]

November, 2019

Australia debuts Kangaroos at Dawn, a knockout new modern interpretation of its classic designs

By |2019-11-04T18:18:43+00:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia debuts Kangaroos at Dawn, a knockout new modern interpretation of its classic designs Long a classic of modern Australian coin designs, Stuart Devlin's iconic 'Mob of Roos' has inspired multiple award-winning designs over the intervening years, such as the gorgeous silhouette-style issues like the Kangaroo at Sunset that was retired last year.Designed by Aleksandra Stokic, a former coin designer from the Italian Mint that has worked [...]

September, 2019

LPM and the Royal Australian Mint debut the Redback Spider bullion coin in silver and gold

By |2019-09-30T11:59:51+01:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

LPM and the Royal Australian Mint debut the Redback Spider bullion coin in silver and gold The new bullion coin releases are still coming thick and fast, with the latest piece from the Royal Australian Mint (RAM) and Hong-Kong-based LPM harking back to a numismatic classic of last decade. Released way back in 2006, the Perth Mint's now iconic coloured Red-back Spider coin launched a new series [...]

The Perth Mint’s 2020 bullion coin range revealed with new Lunar Series III and a special Kookaburra

By |2019-09-03T23:31:13+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint’s 2020 bullion coin range revealed with new Lunar Series III and a special Kookaburra It's that time of the year again when stackers and collectors get to see the latest designs in the Perth Mint's now iconic annual bullion coin programme. Such classics as the Koala, the Kangaroo and the Kookaburra have been gracing collections around the world for several decades, in some cases. [...]

2020 LUNARS: It’s finally here! Perth Mint kicks off Lunar Series III with a vastly improved look

By |2019-09-03T01:39:28+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Australia, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint|

2020 LUNARS: It’s finally here! Perth Mint kicks off Lunar Series III with a vastly improved look Always the elephant in the lunar room, the Perth Mint has dominated the market for this popular numismatic genre for a healthy couple of decades. The 12-coin cycle has been undertaken successfully twice now, so it's always a big deal when a new one comes around. Today's the day that Lunar Series [...]

August, 2019

The Royal Australian Mint launches the Batavia – the first triangular bullion coin

By |2019-08-14T04:40:02+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, Australia, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

The Royal Australian Mint launches the Batavia - the first triangular bullion coin Well, here is something unusual and unexpected. The Royal Australian Mint has shown some increased activity in the bullion coin market of late, with their recent Bottlenose Dolphin coin being a fine example. Their latest release doesn't showcase Australian wildlife, but heads back into the past to remember the dark and tragic tale of [...]

Perth Mint August: Dragons, Eagles, Assassins, Flight, and a can of beer…

By |2019-08-06T01:22:52+01:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Australia, Movies & TV, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Science, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint August: Dragons, Eagles, Assassins, Flight, and a can of beer... Continuing the varied selection of the last couple of months, the Perth Mint's August offerings are again, a mix of commemorative versions of their core bullion ranges, and of their increasing move into the licenced popular culture market. That isn't a bad thing, especially in the case of the former. Five ounce high-relief variants of the [...]

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