Oct 142016

It’s time to say goodbye to the current Australian Map Shaped Series.

This month’s Dingo release is the tenth and final coin to portray one of Australia’s most famous animals.


Demonstrating The Perth Mint’s innovative coining techniques, the unique shape of these superbly illustrated coins immediately caught the eye of collectors.

The first four coins – Kookaburra, Emu, Kangaroo, and Platypus – are sold out, with some later issues now very close to sell out.

Australian Map Shaped Coin – Dingo 1oz Silver Coin

The final coin portrays Australia’s iconic wild dog, which is believed to have arrived in Australia about 5,000 years ago from Asia.

The design portrays a dingo standing in front of a rocky outcrop featuring the rich red colours of the Australian outback.

Like each preceding release in the Map Shaped Series, the Dingo coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver. No more than 6,000 will be issued in presentation packaging.










Apr 012016

Australian Map Shaped Ten-Coin Series

Our popular Australian Map Shaped releases featuring imagery of native animals is now officially a Ten-Coin Series.

The final coin, featuring Australia’s iconic wild dog – the dingo – will be issued in October 2016.

Collectors who’ve followed these coins with the aim of acquiring the complete series now have their objective clearly in sight.

  • 2012 Kookaburra – Sold Out
  • 2012 Emu – Sold Out
  • 2013 Kangaroo – Sold Out
  • 2013 Platypus – Sold Out
  • 2014 Koala – Buy Now
  • 2014 Saltwater Crocodile – Buy Now
  • 2015 Wedge-tailed Eagle – Buy Now
  • 2015 Redback Spider – Buy Now
  • 2016 Great White Shark – Buy Now
  • 2016 Dingo – Future Release (Final)

Treasures of the World ‘Locket’ Coins

Treasures of the World now comprises three silver coins and three gold coins.

  • 2013 Europe – Garnet
  • 2014 Australia – Gold
  • 2015 North America – Turquoise

Originally conceived as a five gold and five silver coin program, the final two annual releases have been cancelled as a result of production issues.

View available coins in this series here.


Mar 032015

This month’s new product bulletin presents outstanding collector coins that are certain to impress.

Pride of place on the bulletin front-cover goes to the new Kimberley Sunset Pink Gold Coin, a stunning release featuring an iconic Argyle pink diamond. It’s no exaggeration to say that this coin is a masterpiece!

We know that many of you have been anxiously awaiting the next release from our popular Australia Map Shaped Coin Series. Hopefully the wait has been worth it, for this superb new addition celebrates Australia’s largest bird of prey – the magnificent Wedge-tailed Eagle.

As the nation prepares to commemorate the landing of troops from Australia and New Zealand on the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915, two more very limited releases are available from the five-year ANZAC Spirit Coin Series, both poignantly reflecting sacrifice and remembrance.

Additionally, we’ve created a special 100th anniversary edition of our ANZAC Day $1 Coin Series, appropriately inscribed with the words ‘Lest We Forget’.

For further information about these coins, as well as the Australian Sovereign Gold Proof Coin for 2015, please review this electronic bulletin or visit Recent Releases.


Oct 072014

October sees the launch of the latest coin from the Australia Map Shaped Series featuring native Australian animals.

The new coin portrays one of Australia’s most feared reptiles, the Saltwater Crocodile. A formidable and opportunistic predator, it’s capable of killing almost any animal that enters its territory!


Australia Map Shaped Coin Series – Saltwater Crocodile 2014 1oz Silver Coin

Check out this video clip of the actual coin in capsule.

Issued as Australian legal tender, just 6,000 of these Saltwater Crocodile coins from the Australia Map Shaped 1oz Silver Series will be released in presentation packaging.

Australia Map Shaped Series

The Australia Map Shaped Coin Series has proved exceptionally popular since the first coin was issued in 2012. With a maximum mintage of 6,000, each coin is cleverly created from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in the shape of Australia.

The Kookaburra, Emu, Kangaroo and Platypus releases have already sold out, and there are currently less than 1,000 Koala coins still available for sale. Please consider snapping up the latest release if you’re intending to pursue this series further or simply love all things crocodilian!


Future assured for popular series

Contrary to information presented in this month’s Bulletin, this unique series is certain to continue in 2015 and beyond. Designs under consideration feature an adventurous and exciting selection of Australian animals that we’re sure will delight collectors going forward.


Oct 072014

This month sees the launch of some special releases celebrating the 2014 Year of the Goat. These beautiful coins are magnificent collectables, gifts and keepsakes for anyone born under the influence of the lunar goat in 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003 and 2015.

Coloured Gold Coins

Coloured Silver Coins

For the ultimate silver collectable marking the Year of the Goat, this year’s Typeset Collection features Proof, Bullion, Coloured and Gilded coins in one stunning presentation.

This month sees the release of many more exquisite coins catering for a broad range of tastes and interests in the wonderful world of modern numismatics.

Happy collecting!


Jun 192013

The following coin releases are now sold out at The Perth Mint.

1st-banknote-thmb 100th Anniversary of Australia’s First Banknote 1oz Silver Proof Coin and Stamp Set
Maximum Mintage: 3,000 sold out
Kangaroo_map-shaped Australian Map Shaped Coin Series – Kangaroo 2013 1oz Silver Coin
Maximum Mintage: 6,000 sold out