Australian Coinage and Numismatic News

Perth Mint Silver Bullion Sales Surge in September to 3-1/2-Year HighLike a year earlier, Australian bullion demand in September grew for a fourth straight month for gold coins and gold bars and for a third straight month for silver coins and silver bars, according Perth Mint figures published earlier this month.

More notably, multi-month highs were reached. The Mint’s silver sales were the strongest since March 2016 and its gold sales the best since November 2018 […]

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Perth Mint Bullion Sales Jump in August 2019Australian bullion products logged higher sales in August, according to figures published by The Perth Mint of Australia. The Mint’s silver sales were the best in eleven months and its gold sales the highest in five months.

The monthly gains happened against a backdrop of soaring precious metals with LBMA prices in August advancing 7.1% for gold and 11.6% for silver […]

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Perth Mint Silver Bullion Sales Surge in July 2019Australian gold and silver bullion products saw solid to very sharp gains in July, the latest figures from The Perth Mint of Australia show. The Mint’s gold sales were the strongest in four months and its silver sales were the highest in nine months.

The monthly gains happened against a backdrop of rising precious metals with LBMA prices in July advancing 1.3% for gold and 8.2% for silver […]

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Perth Mint Bullion Sales Mixed in First Half of 2019Sales of Australian bullion products divided in June from May and climbed from a year earlier, according to the latest figures from The Perth Mint of Australia.

In comparing bullion sales for the Mint’s products through the first half of this year against the first six months of last year, they slowed somewhat for gold and they were about the same for silver […]

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Perth Mint Gold Bullion Sales in May 2019 Drop to 25-Month LowSales of Australian bullion products slowed in May, for a second month in a row, figures from The Perth Mint of Australia show.

The Mint’s silver sales registered at a three-month low while its gold sales logged in at the lowest level in 25 months […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Slow in April 2019Demand for Australian bullion products slowed in April from March but was higher than a year ago, the latest sales figures from The Perth Mint of Australia show. Overall for the month, silver sales still remained solid while gold sales softened significantly.

The monthly gains happened against a backdrop of falling precious metals with LBMA prices posting losses of 1% for gold and 1.7% for silver […]

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U.S. and Australia 50th Anniversary Moon Landing Set AvailableOrdering opened Monday, May 6, for the joint Royal Australian Mint and United States Mint product containing a 2019 Apollo 11 clad half dollar and a 2019 $5 Moon Landing 1oz silver coin.

Limited to a set mintage of 10,000 pieces, both of the included coins are domed shaped, struck in collector proof finish, and commemorate the 50th anniversary of mankind’s first landing on the Moon […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Surge in March 2019Australian gold and silver bullion sales advanced sharply in March from February but they declined in the first quarter 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, according to figures from The Perth Mint of Australia.

The Mint’s gold sales in March was the highest in four months after logging an eight-month low in February and demand for its silver coins and bars climbed to a five-month high after sliding to a six-month low […]

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Perth Mint silver bullion coin and silver barsSales of Australian bullion products slowed in February from the previous month and from a year earlier, according to figures published by The Perth Mint. The Mint’s gold sales slipped to an eight-month low and its silver sales dipped to their weakest level in six months.

The dual monthly slowdowns happened against a backdrop of sliding precious metals in February with LBMA prices logging losses of 0.3% for gold and 1.6% for silver […]

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2019 Australian Bullion Coins Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Moon LandingThe Perth Mint of Australia announced March 13 the launch of gold and silver bullion coins celebrating the 50th anniversary of mankind’s first landing on the Moon.

Struck in 1oz of 99.99% fine gold and silver, the pair of coins share designs that are emblematic of the historic event […]

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