Star Trek Stamp and Coin Covers From the Perth Mint

The Perth Mint has released two “Star Trek: The Original Series” Stamp and Coin Covers featuring Spock and the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 in honor of the 50th anniversary of the show’s 1966 debut. Each cover includes an original Australia Post stamp and $1 coin, both of which carry images from the original Star Trek television show. […]

Perth Mint Issues Final Design in Silver Shark Bullion Series

The Perth Mint has released the third and final coin in its Silver Shark series of 1/2 oz. silver bullion coins. The Mint has also increased the silver content for the new issue to .9999 fineness, up from the .999 composition of the previous two coins in the series. The new coin features the Tiger […]

Perth Mint Issues 2016 RSL Centenary Gold and Silver Coins

The Perth Mint has issued two commemorative coins in honor of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Returned & Services League of Australia, (RSL), established to provide camaraderie and care to Australian Defence Force members who have returned from conflicts. Both coins have small mintages, with the one-ounce silver issue capped at 5,000 pieces […]

Perth Mint Releases 1916 Gold Sovereign and Special Edition Kookaburra Silver Coin

The Perth Mint is now offering its latest 100-year-old gold sovereign, composed of 7.98 grams of 22 karat gold. Just over four million of the coins were minted at Perth in 1916, and the new issues have been kept in Uncirculated condition for the last century. The reverse design features Benedetto Pistrucci’s famous rendering of St. George […]

2016 Bullion Releases From China, Australia, and Austria

Precious metal dealers are now selling a wide selection of 2016 bullion coins issued by various world mints. World Mint News Blog has already looked at the United Kingdom’s 2016 Brittanias and Canada’s 2016 Silver Howling Wolves and Wolf-marked Silver Maple Leafs, and with just a few hours left in 2015 it’s a good time […]

More Year of the Monkey Releases From the Perth Mint

The Perth Mint continues to release more of its Year of the Monkey issues, which allude to 2016’s place in a twelve-year lunar cycle according to Chinese astrology. Included in the Mint’s December releases are the 2016 Monkey King 1 oz. Silver Colored Coin and the 2016 Year of the Monkey 1 oz. Gold Proof […]