KOOKABURRA 2oz GILDED HIGH RELIEF (2020, Perth Mint)

By |2020-05-30T21:47:09+01:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Australia, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

One of the Perth Mint's core bullion coin ranges, the Kookaburra hit an impressive landmark in 2020 with its 30th anniversary. Not wanting to let the achievement pass unmarked, the mint issued a superb design that had all new artwork by Jennifer McKenna on the reverse face, as you would expect, but also incorporated the Stuart Devlin [...]

Perth Mint’s latest Asian culture-themed bullion coin is the Double Pixiu, the fabled Guardian Lions of good fortune

By |2020-06-01T22:44:23+01:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Australia, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint|

Believed to have powerful mythic protective benefits, Chinese Guardian Lions originated and became popular in Chinese Buddhism, before spreading throughout Asia. Also called Foo Dogs, the winged lions are usually depicted in pairs and have traditionally stood in front of Chinese palaces, tombs and homes. Usually carved from decorative stone, such as marble and granite or cast in bronze [...]

Perth Mints pirate-themed bullion series ‘Black Flag’ back with The Royal Fortune

By |2020-05-19T02:21:57+01:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

An extremely successful bullion coin debut last year, the Perth Mint's first pirate-themed 'Black Flag' coin depicted the pirate Blackbeard's famous Queen Annes Revenge under full sail. A decent looking coin, it made a nice change from the numerous animal themed bullion that emanates from the Western Australian coin producer.Helped along by a 15,000 mintage, the 1oz 0.9999 silver coin [...]

Perth Mint’s Dragon & Tiger silver bullion coin goes large with a limited 10oz variant exclusive to LPM

By |2020-04-08T02:14:39+01:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, News Nuggets, Australia, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint's Dragon & Tiger silver bullion coin goes large with a limited 10oz variant exclusive to LPM The Perth Mint's excellent Chinese Dragon series of bullion coins has expanded today with the launch of a ten-ounce version of the 2018 Dragon & Tiger design. In all respects this is just an enlarged variant, although [...]

The 2019 Double Dragon silver bullion coin returns in proof quality from LPM and the Perth Mint

By |2020-04-07T01:25:50+01:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Australia, Silver, Perth Mint|

The 2019 Double Dragon silver bullion coin returns in proof quality from LPM and the Perth Mint Following Dragon & Phoenix and Dragon & Tiger, Double Dragon was the third in the Perth Mints Chinese mythology themed silver bullion coin series. Each of the coins relies heavily on the Asian style of [...]

Classic time travel adventure, Back To The Future is 35 years old and Niue marks the time and date in silver

By |2020-03-30T21:07:12+01:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Niue Island|

Classic time travel adventure, Back To The Future is 35 years old and Niue marks the time and date in silver Released in 1985, the Robert Zemeckis directed time-travel comedy 'Back to the Future', was a huge critical and commercial success, spawning two sequels. The combination of a top-notch script, first-class direction [...]

‘Get off your horse and drink your milkspots!’ John Wayne hits the limited silver bullion coin market

By |2020-03-30T02:49:50+01:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, People, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

'Get off your horse and drink your milkspots!' John Wayne hits the limited silver bullion coin market Born Marion Robert Morrison on May 26, 1907, John Wayne is one of the most beloved actors in American movie history. From his first major role in the 1930 Western, The Big Trail, until his death from [...]

Perth Mint marks Captain Cook’s 250th anniversary of his visit to Oz with a new coin trio

By |2020-03-02T21:12:11+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: History, Australia, Gilded, Gold, Inserts, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint marks Captain Cook's 250th anniversary of his visit to Oz with a new coin trio One of the world's most epic voyages of discovery, Captain James Cook's jaunt around the Southern Hemisphere has become the stuff of legend, and now 250 years after he dropped by the West Coast of [...]

New Australian bullion coin pays homage to the 1980 discovery of the Hand of Faith nugget

By |2020-03-02T22:42:22+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Australia, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint|

New Australian bullion coin pays homage to the 1980 discovery of the Hand of Faith nugget Last year, the Perth Mint launched 'Welcome Stranger', the first in a new bullion coin series featuring some of the giant nuggets found in Australia. The series is back with 'Hand of Faith', Weighing in at almost 875 ozt, [...]

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