The Perth Mint has been busy over the last few months with new bullion releases, so here’s a quick round-up of some of them

By |2024-07-08T13:43:31+01:00July 8th, 2024|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Australia, Platinum, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

The Perth Mint has been busy over the last few months with new bullion releases, so here's a quick round-up of some of them Undoubtedly one of the world's premier bullion producers, the Perth Mint has garnered itself a fine reputation for its range of annually changing designs going back several decades. In recent years, [...]

Bon Scott AC/DC 1oz silver coin (2024 The Perth Mint)

By |2024-05-31T22:58:47+01:00May 31st, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

I don't think many would argue that Australian hard rock band AC/DC aren't one of the all-time greats. Formed in 1973, they continue to perform to this day, although over that long time, they have had different performers in their line-ups. One of the most beloved was lead singer Bon Scott, who performed on AC/DC's first seven studio [...]

Deadly & Dangerous 19: Bluebottle proof silver coin (2024 Downies/Perth Mint)

By |2024-03-05T20:43:11+00:00March 5th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Nature, Gold, Silver, Downies, Niue Island, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

One of the longest running series we've ever covered at AgAuNEWS, Deadly and Dangerous debuted in 2006 with the Red Back Spider, a coin that went on to garner enormous interest on the secondary market. It was a striking coin, but despite interest in the series reducing somewhat, no doubt due to the huge influx of competing designs, [...]

‘He really is a groovy cat, a gentleman, a scholar, what a numismat’. The Pink Panther turns 60, and the Perth Mint has a bullion coin

By |2023-12-05T23:53:02+00:00December 5th, 2023|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

'He really is a groovy cat, a gentleman, a scholar, what a numismat'. The Pink Panther turns 60, and the Perth Mint has a bullion coin The slick and suave pink pussycat, The Pink Panther, first saw the light of day as an animated opening sequence for the film of the same name, back in [...]

007 Minted Mini: Honey Ryder silver coin (2023 Perth Mint)

By |2023-09-06T15:59:27+01:00September 6th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

All of our regular regulars can't help but be aware of the Chibi juggernaut. A Japanese concept called Super-Deformed (SD), it involves the depiction of characters with small bodies, and big heads. Other producers have also issued similar SD coins, like The Coin Company, and LPM Group, but joining that group earlier this year was the Perth [...]

The LPM ’Gods of Olympus’ bullion recreation of the Perth Mint originals ventures into new territory with Ares

By |2023-07-13T17:35:40+01:00July 13th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

The LPM 'Gods of Olympus' bullion recreation of the Perth Mint originals ventures into new territory with Ares The seventh bullion version of the Perth Mint's iconic 'Gods' series of antiqued numismatics has launched, and has veered away from the original numismatic series for the first time. The bullion range has previously taken the designs from the [...]

The Perth Mint goes heavy on the crime fighting in May with The Phantom, and James Bond featuring

By |2023-05-16T14:45:22+01:00May 16th, 2023|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

The Perth Mint goes heavy on the crime fighting in May with The Phantom, and James Bond featuring May sees the Perth Mint lean heavily into its various pop-culture franchises, with its long-running James Bond range getting a boost with a new mini character coin, alongside additions to the classic 'Legacy' series, showcasing the various actors [...]

The Simpsons – Mini Marge 1oz silver coin (2022 Perth Mint)

By |2022-11-30T17:34:07+00:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

With the New Zealand Mint having clearly demonstrated that the Japanese 'Super-deformed' art style resonates with coin collectors, it didn't take long for others to join the caravan. One of the latest is the Perth Mint, who kicked off their efforts with an old coin favourite, The Simpsons. While Bart was the first subject, they soon added Homer, and [...]

Aphrodite joins LPM’s Goddeses of Olympus bullion range in both gold and silver

By |2022-09-29T10:32:26+01:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Aphrodite joins LPM's Goddeses of Olympus bullion range in both gold and silver The latest bullion version of the Perth Mint's iconic 'Gods' series of antiqued numismatics has just debuted, and is the sixth to date. Following the original pattern of release, this is the third and last of the Goddesses of Olympus trilogy, which itself [...]

The Simpsons – Bart Simpson mini coin (2022 Perth Mint)

By |2022-07-06T23:54:41+01:00July 6th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

After looking at the new Homer bullion coin yesterday, we're taking a quick dip back into the animated world of one of TV's most dysfunctional families. This time it's Bart, who's appeared on many coins at the Perth Mint over the last few years. Rather than a traditional round coin, however, the mint has decided to tap into [...]

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