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What’s New? Perth Mint collector coin releases for January 2018

What’s New? Perth Mint collector coin releases for January 2018

The New Year is a time to set new goals and we’re aiming for the stars with our plans to bring you the most innovative and exciting range of precious metal collectable coins available. And if January is a yardstick of our intentions, it’s going to be a cracking 12 months!

Let’s begin with a major news announcement. Under an exclusive licensing agreement reached with the entertainment giant Warner Bros. we will be crafting and creating superb quality releases celebrating some of the best loved movies ever produced. The sensational line up of coins also features many of your favourite cartoon characters – including much loved icons from the famous Looney Tunes series of animated shorts.

The amazing Warner Bros. program gets underway this month with a release celebrating Scooby-Doo, the comical canine hero who has been entertaining kids of all ages for almost 50 years. With a strictly limited mintage of 5,000 coins worldwide, it’s an awesome collectable for devotees of the loveable great dane.

In other interesting developments, you’ve indicated that coins are fast becoming favoured gifts for all kinds of celebrations. In response, our designer have been working hard to develop delightful new designs and themes to mark many of life’s special moments.

This month we’re pleased to unveil an adorable new design for our Always Together series (especially popular around Valentine’s Day!) and a gorgeously re-imagined Newborn release to celebrate the joy surrounding the arrival of a baby in 2018.

As well as an impressive new take on Birthday coins, we’ve also developed a Graduation coin – a great way for proud parents and grandparents to reward hard working primary, secondary and university students for successfully completing their studies in 2018.

Among other Perth Mint coins we’re proud to announce this January, don’t miss the latest Opal Lunar release celebrating the Year of the Dog. Also marking the Chinese New Year is an extraordinary antiqued high relief creation featuring the symbolically auspicious Phoenix.

For more details of these and other new releases including the final coin from our landmark Australian Posters of World War I series, please browse through the electronic bulletin above or visit Recent Releases.

Best wishes for 2018 – The Perth Mint Blog Team.

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What’s New? Perth Mint collector coin releases for November 2017

What’s New? Perth Mint collector coin releases for November 2017

There is keen anticipation for Chinese New Year which kicks off the Year of the Dog next February. Already our 2018 Australian Lunar Coin Series featuring designs of a labrador retriever and German shepherds has generated tremendous interest.

Joining the pack this month are the gleaming 1oz Silver Edition, amazing 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin, spectacular 1 Kilo Silver Gemstone Edition, and the cutest coin of the year – the Baby Dog!

Hard on their heels comes this year’s Silver Proof Four-Coin Set from the square shaped Lunar Calendar Series. These superbly rendered released portray other popular dog breeds – a British bull dog, chow chow, dalmation and pekingnese.

We’re exciting to inform high relief coin connoisseurs that our 2017 Three-Coin Collection of superbly detailed 1oz silver Kangaroo, Koala and Kookaburra High Reliefs is available this month, along with an individual 5oz Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle High Relief release.

We are also pleased to unveil a number of magnificent ‘antiqued’ releases, including an awe-inspiring collection of 2oz coins featuring the 12 Gods of Olympus.

Additionally, the aged-effect has been painstakingly applied to a highly innovative Figure Eight Dragon 2oz Silver Coin, which marks the auspiciousness of the key number in Chinese numerology.

Star Trek fans can also get in on the act with an antiqued release profiling Lieutenant Worf, the first Klingon to join Starfleet.

For more details of these and other new releases including a new festive stamp and coin cover for Christmas, browse through the electronic bulletin above or visit Recent Releases.

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What’s New? Perth Mint collector coin releases for October 2017

What’s New? Perth Mint collector coin releases for October 2017

This month’s bulletin is a bonanza for those inspired by Chinese mythology and symbolism.

Always popular among collectors and gift buyers, coloured edition coins from the Australian Lunar Series feature vivid reverse depictions. This year’s additions portray the labrador retriever and German shepherd – two of the world’s favourite dogs.

Adding to the prestigious options available for everyone celebrating the Year of the Dog, the latest Typeset Collection showcases four superb finishes meticulously created by our craftspeople.

The new Dragon and Pearl antiqued silver coin is a shining example of creativity and innovation. Portraying two mythical dragons surrounding a rotating pearl-like bead, it brings together two of the most auspicious symbols in Chinese culture.

The dragon is also one of the symbols depicted on our colourful new Blessing coin. Eagle-eyed collectors will spot that together with other coloured design elements it represents the lucky Chinese character ‘Fu’.

For more details of these and other new releases including the fifth and final coin from our popular Polar Babies series, browse through the electronic bulletin above or visit Recent Releases.

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What’s new? Perth Mint collector coin releases for August 2017

What’s new? Perth Mint collector coin releases for August 2017

This month we’re excited to release the final coins in these two popular series: Norse Goddesses and Ghostbusters™.

Struck from 2oz of 99.99% pure silver, Hel, the goddess of the dead and queen of the underworld is superbly depicted on this rimless antiqued high relief coin. The last coin in a series of three, there are only 2,000 available.

The final commemorative coin in the Ghostbusters™ trio features the gigantic paranormal monster, Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. The reverse of this 1oz silver coin depicts Stay Puft walking along the streets of New York City against a backdrop of lightning.

The Australian Koala 2017 5oz Gold Proof Coin takes centre stage this month. Housed in a luxurious timber display case, this uniquely Australian coin is a true collectors’ item with an extremely limited mintage of only 75.

Adding to the Australian theme, we are also releasing a majestic 1oz Gold Proof High Relief release coin of the iconic Kangaroo and a 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Koala coin.

For lovers of all things cute and cuddly we’ve released the fresh-faced harp seal 1/2oz silver proof coin, the fourth in the Polar Babies series. Known for their bright, snowy white coats that provide camouflage and warmth, the adorable harp seal sits perched on a bed of snow on the coin’s reverse.

Click on the electronic bulletin above to discover this month’s complete line up of new releases or visit Recent Releases on The Perth Mint website.

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