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Perth Mint launches a new limited mintage silver bullion coin – The Australian Emu

Perth Mint launches a new limited mintage silver bullion coin – The Australian Emu Purveyors of the most eagerly awaited ranges of bullion coins on the market today, the Perth Mints multiple ranges of lunars and Australian wildlife themed coins are collector favourites. In recent years the […]

2018 Wedge-Tailed Eagles soar with new design!

 

 

Royal Australian Mint commemorates Captain Cooks voyage with a domed gold coin

Royal Australian Mint commemorates Captain Cooks voyage with a domed gold coin It’s 250 years since Captain Cook set off on his famous voyage to the South Ppacific during which he landed on Australia. With several mints in Australia, it’s obvious an event like that would get […]

Perth Mint launches The Dragon – its first Australian rectangular bullion coins

Perth Mint launches The Dragon – its first Australian rectangular bullion coins In a break from their usual style, the Perth Mint is today releasing a new rectangular bullion coin depicting a stylised Chinese Dragon with a flaming pearl. A motif that has featured increasingly more in […]

Weekly World Numismatic News for January 21, 2018

One of the more interesting news items is that the Royal Canadian Mint is suing the Royal Australian Mint. Apparently, the Royal Canadian Mint alleges that the process used by the Royal Australian Mint to produce the 2012 $2 Remembrance Day Poppy coin used a process that was patented by the Royal Canadian Mint. The […]

New bullion coins for 2018 in gold, silver and platinum expand collector choices further

New bullion coins for 2018 in gold, silver and platinum expand collector choices further While bullion coin numbers have dropped through 2017, the sheer number of different options shows little sign of slowing down. There’s been a few new releases lately, so we thought we’d compile them […]

Australia kicks off 2018 by looking back at the convict era that began to build the modern nation

Australia kicks off 2018 by looking back at the convict era that began to build the modern nation It was in May 1787 that the First Fleet, a fleet of eleven ships, departed Portsmouth bound for the east coast of Australia – specifically Botany Bay in what […]

2018 Gold Dragon and Phoenix: A Collector’s Favorite!

 

Famous Sydney New Years fireworks event celebrated for the fifth time in a ten coin series

Famous Sydney New Years fireworks event celebrated for the fifth time in a ten coin series Sydney’s New Year celebrations are known throughout the world, both for being one of the first major cities to move into the latest calendar year, and for the huge fireworks display. […]

You’ve never seen a Kangaroo this big…