Taking the Silver Kilo Plunge

With the recent decline in the price of silver, some silver bullion coins have become more affordable. Whether or not current levels will prove to be the new lower threshold for prices remains to be seen, however I did use the occasion to purchase my first one kilo silver coin. The kilo coin is pictured […]

2012 Discover Australia Coins

The Discover Australia coin program from the Perth Mint has featured some of the unique animals and rich landscapes of Australia depicted on gold, silver, and platinum coins. From 2009 to 2011, the program featured fifteen different animals within the three year “The Dreaming” series. For 2012, a one year series will feature five different […]

Q&A on Perth Mint Exclusive Products

Included in the Perth Mint’s May 2012 products releases were two coins that will be distributed exclusively within USA and Canada by certain dealers. These are the 2012 High Relief Silver Kookaburra to be distributed by Paradise Mint and the 5 oz. 2012 Proof Silver Koala to be distributed by the New York Mint. Because […]

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 […]

2012 Gilded Year of the Dragon Silver Coins

The 2012 Year of the Dragon Silver Coin Gilded Edition is once again available for ordering on the Perth Mint’s website. This coin originally went on sale October 4, 2011, along with colored versions, the gemstone edition, and the Typeset collection. The gilded edition is struck from one ounce of 99.9% pure silver and features […]