New Releases from the Perth Mint May 2012

The Perth Mint has many new products which will go on sale today. For collectors in the United States the products should start to appear within the new releases section starting April 30, 2012 at 12:01 PM ET. Perth Mint product page For the first time, the Perth Mint will offer a high relief proof […]

Austrian Philharmonic Silver Bullion Coins

The Silver Philharmonic bullion coins have been issued by the Austrian Mint since 2008. The introduction of the series followed the success of the Gold Philharmonic, which had been issued since 1989. The obverse design for the coins features the Great Pipe Organ found in Vienna’s Golden Hall with the inscriptions “Republik Osterreich”, “1 Unze […]

2012 Wheat Sheaf $10 Gold Proof Coin

The Royal Australian Mint takes an interesting approach to selling one of their low mintage gold proof coins. Since the mintage is presumably smaller than the anticipated demand, they accept ballots from customers and conduct a drawing to determine who can order the coin. I recently received the latest Royal Australian Mint catalog, which includes […]

30th Anniversary Chinese Panda Coins

Today, March 30, 2012 marks the release of five gold and silver commemorative coins to mark the 30th anniversary of the issuance of the Chinese Gold Panda. The coins feature a common obverse design depicting the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests (The Temple of Heaven) and the words “30th Anniversary of the Issuance of […]