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 [...]

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 [...]

HOMER SIMPSON ULTRA HIGH RELIEF (2021, PERTH MINT)

By |2020-11-25T21:30:01+00:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

This new The Simpsons coin from the Perth Mint is one of the best we've seen from them that features the world's most popular dysfunctional family. Apart from a couple of excellent bullion coins, we've been a bit underwhelmed with the offerings showcasing the legendary animated series, but this latest two-ounce silver, ultra-high relief proof coin is definitely [...]

Wolverine is the ninth to join LPM’s pantheon Marvel Comics Series of silver bullion coins

By |2020-11-23T01:16:05+00:00November 23rd, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Wolverine is the ninth to join LPM's pantheon in Marvel Comics Series of silver bullion coins Now a staple of the bullion coin calendar, the Perth Mint's Marvel Comics series of silver bullion coins is now enjoying its ninth issue in four years. Launching in 2017 with Spiderman, the series is gradually working its way through [...]

The Perth Mint showcases the Craig-era 007 movies with a set of five gram silver movie poster foils

By |2020-10-12T08:39:13+01:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint showcases the Craig-era 007 movies with a set of five gram silver movie poster foils You have to feel sorry for Daniel Craig and the Bond movie team. Due to premiere in April 2020, everyone's most hated virus soon put the brakes on the release of the 25th movie, 'No Time To [...]

Perth Mint reveals its 2021 core bullion coin ranges, with gold, silver and platinum offerings

By |2020-09-01T19:54:55+01:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint reveals its 2021 core bullion coin ranges, with gold, silver and platinum offerings The biggest single day in the bullion coin calendar is upon us again, with the release of the Perth Mint's 2021 core range. These are the long running classics like the Koala, the Kangaroo and the Kookaburra, as well as the [...]

Perth Mint launches another new limited mintage nature-themed silver bullion coin – the Quokka

By |2020-08-27T01:27:24+01:00August 27th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint launches another new limited mintage nature-themed silver bullion coin - the Quokka Despite a huge range of nature-themed bullion coins emanating from the Western Australian Perth Mint, they continue to experiment with new ideas. The latest to add to the selection available to collectors is one featuring what has been described as 'the happiest [...]

JAMES BOND 007 MINIGOLD ( 2020, Perth Mint)

By |2020-08-04T00:21:37+01:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Movies & TV, Gold, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

It was back in January that the Perth Mint unveiled its James Bond 007 coins with a gold and silver proof design replicating the iconic 'bullet-hole' of the movie franchise, as well as a limited bullion variant. With a range of excellent designs also hitting the market from Britain's Royal Mint, including a superb Aston Martin coin, [...]

AUSTRALIAN SOVEREIGN 165TH PIEDFORT VERSION (2020, Perth Mint)

By |2020-07-21T13:39:09+01:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Australia, Gold, Perth Mint|

The first overseas branch of the British Empire's Royal Mint was opened in Sydney, Australia in 1855. In a rare turn of events, the mint was empowered to actually produce Sovereigns, rather than just export the prodigous amount of mined gold back to the United Kingdom for it to be done there. The Sydney mint struck coins [...]

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