Perth Mint’s 2016 Norse Gods Series Ends with “Loki” High Relief 2 oz. Silver Coin

The Perth Mint has released the third and final high relief silver coin its Norse Gods series, which launched in March with an issue featuring Odin and continued in June with Thor. The latest release carries a design highlighting Loki, a shape-shifter known in Norse mythology as the god of fire. Each coin in this […]

The Perth Mint’s Gold Releases for July 2016

The Perth Mint has released a number of new gold coins this month, including a two-ounce high relief Wedge-Tailed Eagle, a half-sovereign, and four gold Australian Koalas ranging in size from 1/10 of an ounce to two ounces. The two-ounce high relief Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle is composed of 99.99% gold and has a mintage limited […]

The Perth Mint’s June 2016 Silver Coin Releases

The Perth Mint has unveiled its new releases for June, including four silver issues. The first is a one-kilo (32 oz.) 99.9% silver Proof Australian Kookaburra coin, which has a mintage limited to 500 units and is available for $1,590.91 AUD ($1,184.71 USD). Designed by Natasha Muhl, the coin measures 100.60 mm in diameter and […]

The Perth Mint’s 80th Anniversary of The Phantom Silver Medallion

The Perth Mint has issued a 1 oz. 99.9% silver medallion in honor of the 80th Anniversary of The Phantom comic strip, created by Lee Falk in 1936. The medallion has a mintage of just 3,000 coins and is available for $122.73 AUD ($88.99 US). The reverse of the medal features a color image of […]

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 […]