Feb 252015
 

The next Perth ANDA Show takes place on 7 and 8 March at Paterson’s Stadium where The Perth Mint will be offering a 2oz Coloured Edition from its Australian Lunar 2015 Year of the Goat Silver Proof Coin Series at an exclusive Show price.

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Issued as Australian legal tender with a maximum mintage of just 1,000, the Show Special is housed in a display case with a shipper featuring the ANDA logo and the dates of the Perth event.

Attendees will be eligible to purchase the beautifully presented release on The Perth Mint stand for $169, making a visit to this year’s Show especially worthwhile. Orders for the remaining mintage will be taken on The Perth Mint website at the RRP of $179 from 9 March.

For more information about many more attractions at the 2015 Perth ANDA Show, click here to visit the organiser’s official site.

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Jan 062015
 

Happy New Year to coin collectors everywhere. We hope you’re looking forward to 2015 with as much anticipation as we are! This year’s exciting and extensive program features some fantastic new themes; new editions of our established favourites are back for long-term collectors, and we’ll also bring you some outstanding world releases.

January’s line-up looks amazing. One of our favourites is the simply gorgeous Snugglepot and Cuddlepie silver coin release. If you love cats, then this bulletin is definitely not to be missed! Enjoy these and many more as we start another great year for modern Australian collectables.

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Nov 252014
 

Today sees the announcement of three exciting new releases celebrating Chinese themes.

2015 Chinese Lion Dance 1oz Silver Proof Coin

The Chinese lion dance is a form of traditional dance dating back to the Han Dynasty (205 BCE to 220 CE) in China. The dance is performed during Chinese New Year and other traditional, cultural and religious festivals and is thought to bring good luck and fortune.

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Incidentally, lions are not native to China; they were introduced via the Silk Road, sent to Chinese emperors as gifts in exchange for the right to trade with merchants.

The lion dance is performed to music made up of beating drums, cymbals and gongs. The dance and the accompanying music is said to fend off ghosts and evil spirits as they are afraid of loud noises.

Perfect for Chinese New Year celebrations, this coin features a coloured representation of the Chinese lion dance. A firecracker, two lanterns and the Chinese character for ‘prosperity’ are also included in the design.

Struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, no more than 5,000 of these 2015 Chinese Lion Dance 1oz Silver Proof Coin will be issued, each housed in a special illustrated card displaying the coin’s reverse and obverse.

Lunar Good Fortune Series – 2015 Year of the Goat – Wealth & Wisdom
1oz Silver Proof Two-Coin Set

Anticipating good fortune during the Year of the Goat, this stunning set comprises two 1oz silver proof coins with designs symbolising wealth and wisdom.

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The wealth coin’s reverse features the statue of a goat on a coloured background representing mounds of gold coins. The wisdom coin’s reverse depicts a wise goat standing before a coloured portrayal of a Tree of Wisdom. The setting sun is considered a symbol of knowledge and understanding that comes with age.

No more than 1,500 of these two-coin sets will be released, each housed in a display case with a lavishly illustrated shipper.

2015 Year of the Goat – 1oz Gold Proof High Relief Coin

Also available from today is the 1oz high relief version from the Australian Lunar Series II 2015 Year of the Goat Gold Proof Coin Series.

Struck from 99.99% pure gold, the spectacular release depicts an adult male goat standing on a ridge in a stylised mountain scene.

The coin’s stunning high relief reverse and obverse are minted on concave surfaces to ensure the optimum flow of metal is achieved by the strike of the die.

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No more than 388 of these magnificent coins will be released, each housed in an oval-shaped display case and illustrated shipper.

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Nov 132014
 

Many Chinese people place great store in the Chinese horoscope and its 12 animal signs. According to legend, the goat was eighth to arrive when Buddha called upon the animal kingdom to visit him – hence the goat is the eighth animal symbol of the popular Lunar calendar.

Positive characteristics of being born under the influence of the goat are believed to include charm, elegance and composure. Goats are also considered to be gifted and artistic people.

     

Get ready for the next Year of the Goat (commencing 19 February 2015) with this stunning presentation comprising four rectangle-shaped coins each made from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver.

Just 3,000 of these unique sets will be released, each housed in a contemporary latex presentation case which beautifully displays a panoramic view of both sides of the coins.

More information: Lunar Calendar Series 2015 Year of the Goat Four-Coin Set

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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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Oct 272014
 

This Sydney ANDA Coin Show Special from The Perth Mint celebrates the Year of the Goat with a design portraying a young mountain goat leaping between two cliff tops. The rising sun in the background is said to symbolise good health.

Struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver, no more than 1,500 of these Lunar Good Fortune – Health coins will be released.

Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, each coin is housed in an upright latex display case and illustrated box shipper featuring the ANDA logo.

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Issued at the recent Sydney ANDA Coin Show, a small number are now available for sale on The Perth Mint website.

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