Oct 272014
 

The Perth Mint’s Beijing International Coin Exposition Special is a Two-Coin Set featuring coloured releases from the Australian Kangaroo and Australian Lunar series.

2014_Beijing-Coin-Show-Special_revEach coin is struck from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver and issued as Australian legal tender.

The 2014 Australian Kangaroo coin depicts an iconic kangaroo in a rural location with spring wildflowers.

The 2015 Australian Lunar coin celebrates the Year of the Goat with a portrayal of three goats and the Chinese character for ‘goat’.

Presented in a display case with a unique illustrated shipper, this superb Set has a strict issue limit of just 1,000. Each Set is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity written in English and Chinese.2014_Beijing-Coin-Show-Special

Following the Beijing International Coin Exposition, which took place between 24 and 26 October 2014, a small number of these Two-Coin Sets are now available from The Perth Mint website.

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Jul 212014
 

Celebrating 25 years of the iconic red kangaroo design, the spectacular 2014 gold coins shown in this video feature the original artistry by Dr Stuart Devlin AO CMG, goldsmith and jeweller to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Collectors interested in securing the 25th Anniversary Five-Coin Set or individual 1oz and 1/4oz pure gold proof coins depicting the red kangaroo design should visit our website by clicking here.

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Jul 032014
 

Australian Kangaroo silver coinRepresenting the very best in minting excellence, this proof quality coin is struck from 99.9% pure silver in spectacular high relief, and features an adult kangaroo in outback Australia.

With a limited issue of 19,000, the Australian legal tender release is housed in individual presentation packaging accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

For your chance to win this stunning coin, simply rearrange the following letters to solve the anagram.

Clue: three different names for a group of kangaroos

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How to enter: Email your answer to anagram@perthmint.com.au marking your reply ‘July 2014 Anagram Competition’ in the subject line. Please include your name, address and telephone number. Entries close on 31 July 2014. Eligible entrants will be included in the free draw and the winner will be notified by telephone or email. Terms and conditions.

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Last month’s winner: Lorraine Wallis of WA, for the correct answer ‘The Acacia Tree’

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Jul 032014
 

July marks the start of the new financial year and to start things off with a bang The Perth Mint is releasing a stunning array of new coins.

Australian Kangaroo 2014 25th Anniversary Gold Proof Coins (individual 1oz and 1/4oz gold proof coins, and five-coin set)

 2014 Australian Megafauna – Megalania 1oz Silver Proof Coin

2014 Australian Outback 1/2oz Silver Coloured Coin Collection

2014 Australian Kangaroo 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin

Chinese Astrological Series 2014 Year of the Horse – Prosperity 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin

Chinese Astrological Series 2014 Year of the Horse 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin Set

2014 Mini Koala 0.5g Gold Coin

2014 Young Collectors Superpowers Series Flight $1 Coin

Browse the electronic bulletin above for details of these and other recent releases including Australia’s official commemorative coins of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™.

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Mar 042014
 

2014MiniRooHere’s your chance to win an iconic Australian 99.99% pure gold coin.

The reverse of the 2014 Mini Roo portrays a kangaroo in a classic standing stance. The obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The coin comes in a protective acrylic capsule presented in a wallet-sized display card.

Simply rearrange the following letters to solve the anagram.

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Clue:
What are the three different names for a male kangaroo?

How to enter: Email your answer to anagram@perthmint.com.au marking your reply ‘March 2014 Anagram Competition’ in the subject line. Please include your name, address and telephone number. Entries close on 31 March 2014. Eligible entrants will be included in the free draw and the winner will be notified by telephone or email. Terms and conditions.

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Last month’s winner: Clinton McQueen of Victoria for the correct answer of ‘pans for gold’.

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Feb 072014
 

The Perth Mint has released this iconic Australian collectable in celebration of our attendance at the year’s largest numismatic event – World Money Fair – taking place in Berlin until 9 February.

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Limited to a maximum mintage of just 2,000, the 2014 Australian Kangaroo is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver with a coloured image of a kangaroo in a springtime rural scene.

Each coin is housed in a display case with an illustrated shipper featuring the World Money Fair logo.

We’re pleased to announce that a small allocation of these exceptional releases is available for sale on The Perth Mint website from today. For more information, click here.

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