Australian Coinage and Numismatic News

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) […]


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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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Jump in JuneDemand for Australian bullion coins surged in June, the latest Perth Mint figures show. Gold sales scored their highest level since March and silver sales moved the quickest since April.

Perth Mint sales of gold coins and gold bars advanced 31,019 ounces last month, rallying 43.1% from […]


2015 Australian Silver and Gold Coin Products for JulyScience fiction, the 150th anniversary of a classic novel, a fairy-tale princess, kangaroos, and koalas are some of the subjects featured on new coins for July from the Perth Mint of Australia.

Among these new issues are a button-sized koala gold coin,  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland silver coins, the newest high relief kangaroo coin, and wedge-tailed eagle high relief gold and silver coins […]


2015 Antiqued Clock Coin Depicts Alice's Adventures in WonderlandOffering a new release celebrating the sesquicentennial of a Lewis Carroll classic, the Perth Mint of Australia has issued the 2015 150th Anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 2 oz Silver Antiqued Clock Coin.

Composed in two ounces 99.9% pure silver and limited to 2,500, this coin features an antique finish and an innovative design which includes an integrated quartz movement watch […]


Star Trek Deep Space Nine Coins LaunchCelebrating the third television series in one of the most successful science fiction franchises of all times, the Perth Mint of Australia has just released silver collector coins featuring Star Trek’s Deep Space Nine and Captain Benjamin Sisko.

These 99.9% pure silver coins are officially licensed and in collector proof finishes […]


2015 Battle Of The Coral Sea Silver Bullion Coin LaunchesEarlier this month, the Perth Mint of Australia introduced a new product for investors, the 2015 Battle Of The Coral Sea Silver Bullion Coin. Each piece is composed of one-half ounce of 99.9% pure silver.

The Battle of the Coral Sea was fought off the north-east coast of Australia from May 4-8, 1942 […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Ease Again in MayFewer Australian bullion products sold in May compared to the prior month and from the same period last year, Perth Mint sales figures released on Friday show.

The monthly decline is a second in a row for both gold and silver sales […]


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 […]


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