Australian Coinage and Numismatic News

2015 Australian Coin Releases for JuneThis month, the Perth Mint of Australia unveils over a dozen new collectible products. Most of the June releases are continuations of popular series.

One of them already sold out — within 3 hours of its release, the 2015 Athena High Relief Silver Coin from the Goddesses of Olympus series. New 2015 Australian Koala coins also debuted, including a one kilo silver coin and four new gold proof issues also in high relief […]


2015 Athena Coin Second in Goddesses of Olympus SeriesExpected to quickly sell-out, the Perth Mint of Australia just released the 2015 Athena 2 oz Silver High Relief Coin. Found on the reverse is the likeness of Athena, Greek mythology’s goddess of Wisdom.

Limited to just 2,000, this is the second coin issued as part of the Perth Mint’s Goddesses of Olympus series […]


2015 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle Silver Bullion CoinA new bullion product from the Perth Mint of Australia debuted this month with the release of the 2015 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle Silver Bullion Coin. Each piece is composed of one ounce of 99.9% pure silver.

Featured on the coin’s reverse is the likeness of a Wedge-Tailed Eagle, Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world […]


Perth Mint Bullion Sales Ease in AprilSales of Australian bullion products eased in April compared to the previous month but surged over the levels logged a year earlier, figures from the Perth Mint show.

The month-over-month pull-back happened following a strong March in which the Mint’s gold and silver products notched multi-month sales highs […]


2015 Australian Coin Releases for MayPrincesses, captains, starships, kangaroos, kookaburras, World War II battles and Wedge-Tailed Eagles are just some of the subjects featured on new coins now available from the Perth Mint of Australia.

These new issues highlight the variety of numismatic products released by the Perth Mint in May […]


Star Trek The Next Generation Coins LaunchThe Perth Mint of Australia just released two silver coins in collector proof quality that feature Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the U.S.S. Enterprise, the commander and his ship from the popular television show Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Sold individually and in a set are two 99.9% pure silver Star Trek coins […]

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Perth Mint Bullion Sales Hit Multi-Month Highs in MarchDemand for Australian bullion products surged in March, according to figures from the Perth Mint of Australia, with gold sales the highest in three months and silver sales the strongest in four months.

Perth Mint gold coins and gold bars rose 34,260 ounces last month, advancing 7.1% from the 31,981 ounces claimed in February […]


2015 Australian Coin Releases for AprilPrincesses, kangaroos, dinosaurs, kookaburras, ANZAC anniversary and famous ships are examples of the imagery found on new coins for April from the Perth Mint of Australia.

Information, specifications and links to the new coins are available […]


Chinese Ancient Mythical Creatures on 5 Oz Silver CoinFour Chinese ancient mythical creatures circle a yingyang symbol on a new five-ounce, high-relief silver coin from the Perth Mint of Australia.

Limited to 1,000 and struck in 99.9% pure silver to collector proof quality, the silver coin’s designs are struck on concave surfaces to maximize their details […]


2015 Kookaburra 1 Oz Silver Bullion Coin Sells Out2015 Australian Kookaburra silver bullion coins in the 1-ounce size sold out, the Perth Mint announced on Monday, March 23. Annually issued since 1990, this year’s coin was limited to 500,000.

Sales of the 2015-dated, 99.9% pure silver coins kicked off in September along with companion 10-ounce and 1-kilo sizes […]


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