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
 

AustralianKangarooHR1ozSilverRepresenting 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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Jan 172014
 

Clients in Austria and Germany will have the rare privilege of experiencing the world’s largest gold coin up close and personal in coming weeks.

The Perth Mint’s Guinness World Record holding 1 Tonne Gold Coin is travelling from Australia to Europe as part of a promotional tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Australian Kangaroo Gold Coin Program.

The colossal Australian legal tender coin, which is made from 99.99% pure gold, will appear at four city venues – each providing the public with a stunning opportunity to marvel at its impressive dimensions.

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Perth Mint Chief Executive Officer, Ed Harbuz, said Europe was the Mint’s number one market for bullion and a natural choice for the promotional tour. “Working with some of our leading distributors, we’re delighted to showcase the centrepiece of the Australian Kangaroo Gold Bullion Coin Program across the region,” he said.

The schedule* of appearances runs as follows:

VIENNA – 21 to 24 January 2014
Kunsthistorisches Museum
Burgring 5, A-1010 Vienna

MUNICH – 27 and 28 January 2014
Pro Aurum
Joseph-Wild-Str.12, 81825 Munich

STUTTGART – 29 January to 4 February
Baden-Württembergische Bank
2014 Konigstr. 3, 70173 Stuttgart

BERLIN – 7 to 9 February 2014
Estrel Hotel & Convention Centre
Sonnenallee 225, 12057 Berlin

(Updated 23.01.14)

To mark these exclusive appearances, The Perth Mint has released a limited edition 2014 Australian Kangaroo 1oz Gold Bullion Tribute Coin, replicating the design of its supersized companion.

Struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold in bullion quality, the tribute coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, and is restricted to a mintage of only 65,000.

Investors and collectors in Australia and Asia can purchase this historic piece from www.perthmintbullion.com, while purchasers in Europe and American can secure the coin from selected coin dealers. Visit www.1tonnegoldcoin.com for further details.

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