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 [...]

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, [...]

AC/DC is back! Australia returns to its favourite rock sons with a stylish new range of silver and base metal coins

By |2020-10-07T20:29:51+01:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Bi-Metallic, Coloured, Australia, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

AC/DC is back! Australia returns to its favourite rock sons with a stylish new range of silver and base metal coins Coins themed around popular music have been surprisingly popular over the last couple of years. The Royal Mint's Queen and Elton John ranges have sold very well, but it is to Australian legends AC/DC we [...]

Australia’s pretty Spinner Dolphin bullion coin returns in prettier, proof high-relief form

By |2020-10-07T14:32:27+01:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia's pretty Spinner Dolphin bullion coin returns in prettier, proof high-relief form Appearing last December, the Royal Australian Mint's second dolphin bullion coin depicted a really nice image of a Spinner Dolphin breaching the surface of the sea. The setting sun in the background helped give the background some focal point, and all in all, it [...]

AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS: BATAVIA (2019, Royal Australian Mint)

By |2020-09-15T20:01:27+01:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, History, Australia, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

The Royal Australian Mint's innovative and attractive triangular bullion coin series has recently seen its third issue, but we're heading back to the first of them for this latest release. Batavia came out last year with it's standard 20,000 silver and 250 gold coin mintages and is back in very limited form with an antique finish. The [...]

A tiny murderous spider was the first Australia’s Most Dangerous bullion coin, now it’s the turn of a giant murderous shark

By |2020-09-09T09:40:29+01:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

A tiny murderous spider was the first Australia's Most Dangerous bullion coin, now it's the turn of a giant murderous shark The second of 'Australia's Most Dangerous' bullion coins has now broken out and after dabbling in the arachnid world with the Red-back Spider, it's the turn of the countries oceans to remind us of how unpleasant [...]

Australia’s numismatic look at the stars through the eyes of indigenous art continues with Seven Sisters

By |2020-09-08T17:25:56+01:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia's numismatic look at the stars through the eyes of indigenous art continues with Seven Sisters If anyone is going to have a history of night sky art, it will be the Indigenous people of Australia. Considered to be the oldest astronomers in the world, they've spent millennia looking up and seeing patterns and images ripe [...]

‘Australian Shipwrecks’ triangular gold and silver bullion series returns with the third issue, the Zuytdorp

By |2020-08-10T00:41:15+01:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, History, Australia, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

'Australian Shipwrecks' triangular gold and silver bullion series returns with the third issue, the Zuytdorp At the forefront of the Royal Australian Mint's new found interest in the limited bullion coin market, 'Australian Shipwrecks' is an example of how to do it right. An Australian coin with annually changing designs on BOTH [...]

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