Australian Coinage and Numismatic News

Perth Mint Gold and Silver Sales Soar in SeptemberAustralian sales of bullion gold and silver soared in September, the latest figures from the Perth Mint show. Demand for the Mint’s silver products was on fire with sales the highest in at least 2-2/3 years. Gold sales, meanwhile, jumped the most in a year.

Perth Mint orders of gold coins and gold bars hit 63,791 ounces last month, surging 91.1% from the 33,390 ounces delivered in August […]

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2015 Australian Silver and Gold Coins for OctoberOctober releases from the Perth Mint of Australia feature several new gold, silver and platinum coins that showcase a variety of themes.

They include Year of the Monkey coins, a two-ounce gold high relief kangaroo coin, a star-shaped coin, a map-shaped coin, a five-ounce high relief koala silver coin and a platinum Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle coin […]

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2015 Australian Silver and Gold Coins for SeptemberGold and silver coins celebrating the Year of the Monkey dominate September releases from the Perth Mint of Australia.

Several other numismatic products for the month have already drawn collectors’ interests, including a Goddesses of Olympus coin in high-relief and a two-coin set of Star Trek Voyager coins […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Sales Solid in AugustAustralian sales of bullion gold and silver slowed in August compared to July and a year ago, the latest figures from the Perth Mint show, yet they ended sharply higher than in all but one of the months in the first half of 2015.

Bullion sales in August couldn’t compete from those in July, when the Mint’s gold sales rallied to a nine-month high and its silvers sales peaked at an eighth-month high […]

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Star Trek's Captain Janeway and Voyager Featured on CoinsThe Perth Mint of Australia on Monday released two silver coins depicting Captain Kathryn Janeway and the U.S.S. Voyager, the commander and starship from the science fiction television series Star Trek: Voyager.

Sold individually or as part of a two-coin set in special transporter-themed packaging, these officially licensed coins are in collector proof quality and in one ounce of 99.9% pure silver […]

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2015 Aphrodite Coin Ends Goddesses of Olympus SeriesAn antique finish, high relief and rimless design all combine to create a unique silver coin that will quickly sell-out. Just released, the new 2015 Aphrodite 2 oz Silver High Relief Coin appears as the third and final release in the Perth Mint of Australia’s Goddesses of Olympus series.

Featured on the coin’s reverse is a design depicting Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, Pleasure and Beauty […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Sales Soar in JulyAustralian sales of bullion gold and silver soared in July, the latest figures from the Perth Mint show. As precious metals tumbled last month, the Mint’s gold sales leapt to a nine-month high while their silvers sales jumped to an eighth-month high. Mint bullion sales also raced past their year-ago levels.

Perth Mint orders of gold coins and gold bars shot up to 51,088 ounces last month […]

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2015 Australian Silver and Gold Coin Products for AugustCoin enthusiasts will find several new products from the Perth Mint of Australia that showcase a range of featured subjects. Turquoise, koalas, mother of pearl shell, wedge-tailed eagles, well-known martial artist Bruce Lee, and Spock from Star Trek are among those depicted.

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the birth of martial artist, teacher and actor Bruce Lee, the Perth Mint has issued gold and silver coins depicting […]

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2015 Spock 1oz Silver Proof CoinThe Perth Mint of Australia just released a one-ounce silver coin in collector proof quality that features Spock, one of the most iconic characters in sci-fi, from Star Trek: The Original Series.

This Spock coin follows other recent Star Trek issues that include depictions of Captain Kirk and the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 (both sold out) […]

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Dragon and Nine Sons Depicted on 5 Oz Silver CoinAncient Chinese mythology comes to life on a new limited-edition collector coin from the Perth Mint of Australia.

Composed from five ounces of 99.9% fine silver and entitled the Dragon and His Nine Sons 2015 5oz Silver Proof Colored Coin, it features a colorful reverse design depicting the mythical dragon with his sons […]

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