Downies Presents the 2011 Tasmanian Tiger Lenticular Coin

Uniquely beautiful, majestically powerful and once abundant, the Thylacine was an animal like no other. Paying tribute to the last of this species, Downies...

The Perth Mint September 2011 Releases

The Perth Mint is excited to release a vast selection of stunning new product releases for September. The Perth Mint’s internationally renowned Australian Lunar Gold...

2012 Australian Gold and Silver Bullion Coins

The Perth Mint unveils the new designs for the 2012 Australian Gold and Silver Bullion Coin Program. Issued as Australian legal tender, these gold...

Perth Mint Announces the 2012 Year of the Dragon Gold Coloured Edition

MAGNIFICENT NEW COLOURED PROOF LUNAR COINS CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF THE DRAGON In 2012, The Perth Mint’s internationally renowned Australian Lunar Gold Proof Coin Series...

The Perth Mint – November Product Releases

The Perth Mint is proud to showcase its array of stunning new product releases for November. The third release in the stunning Sea Life II...

2012 Colorized Australian Dragons To Be Issued as Proof Coins for First Time

By Louis Golino for Coin Week .....   On Monday, October 3, I spoke with a representative of Talisman Coins, which is the authorized U.S. distributor...

Perth Mint Issues world’s largest and most valuable gold bullion coin

The biggest, heaviest, inherently the most valuable gold bullion coin in the world has been unveiled by The Perth Mint. Weighing one tonne (32,150.7466 troy...

Krause Publications Announces 2012 Coin of the Year Winners

Krause Publications, a leading publisher of coin and paper money books, magazines, and other reference products, has announced the winners of its 2012 Coin...

Perth Mint King-Sized Kilo Coins Mark Queen’s 60-Year Reign

As a former branch of the Royal Mint, The Perth Mint is honouring its British heritage by releasing two majestic kilo coins to celebrate...

Perth Mint Excludes U.S. Customers From Direct Dragon Proof Coin Sales

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... Coins from the Perth Mint in Western Australia are eagerly collected all over the world and are renowned for their...

2012 Australian One Ton Gold Kangaroo Named Largest, Most Valuable Coin in the World

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed that the largest coin in the world is the unique 2012...

Australia’s Bush Babies Win the Hearts of Collectors

Due to the overwhelming success of the inaugural Australian Bush Babies collector coin series, The Perth Mint is pleased to announce its sequel -...

Perth Mint Gold Certified Conflict-Free

The Perth Mint is one of the first three gold refiners in the world to be certified under the internationally recognised Conflict-Free Smelter Program.   Developed by the Electronic...

Aussie Wildlife in Colour on Perth Mint Tribute

The Perth Mint has captured the endearing qualities of Australia’s much loved kangaroo, koala and kookaburra in its latest 2012 Australian Outback silver coin...

Perth Mint Celebrates 40 Years of Austraila-China Relations

As Australia’s specialist precious metals mint, The Perth Mint is proud to release a commemorative coin celebrating the 40th anniversary of friendship between the...

World Record Prices Realized for Historic Australian Coins

The following appeared on the CoinWorks website in Recent News: Three rare Australian coins fetched almost $900,000 at Coinworks Eminent Colonials Auction - taking out...

Australian Birds Take Flight on Perth Mint Coins

Western Australia’s rare Red-tailed Black Cockatoo is the first bird to fly onto The Perth Mint’s magnificent new Birds of Australia coin series. Unveiled in Perth today...

The Coin Analyst: 2013 Bullion Coin Designs Released by Perth and Canadian Mints

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… Unlike American silver eagles and some other silver bullion coins that are released at the beginning of the year,...

Coin Auctions: Bentley Takes Gold In World Record Performance

The much anticipated public auction of part two of the Bentley Collection was held by Baldwin’s in London on the 27th September. The auction...

ANA Money Museum Gets Stolen Australian Holey Dollar Returned

The 1813 Holey dollar was returned to the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) Edward C. Rochette Money Museum on October 23. The Holey dollar is an...

Perth Mint Honours Australia’s Numismatic History

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of Australia’s first coinage, the Holey Dollar and Dump, The Perth Mint has released a stunning two-coin commemorative set...

The Coin Analyst: Silver Maple Leaf Supplies Dwindling and Other World Bullion Coin News

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   With all the excitement surrounding the U.S. Mint recently, some modern coin enthusiasts may not be aware of important new...

The Land Down Under Rises To The Top

The Perth Mint unveiled its highly anticipated The Land Down Under collector coin series in Berlin at an exclusive event during the prestigious World...

Centenary Sale of Unique Set of Australia’s First Banknotes Expected to Realise Approximately $5.5...

A century after the issue of the Commonwealth of Australia’s first banknotes, history will be made when the only privately owned complete set of Collins/Allen...

Aurora Australis Glows on Perth Mint Coin: First Ever glow-in-the-dark Coin

The Perth Mint has combined traditional craftsmanship with special phosphorescence technology to release its first ever glow-in-the-dark coin. The unique ink substance, which absorbs photons...

Coinworks achieves record price with sale of Holey Dollar

Coinworks has just sold a Holey Dollar for a world record price of $495,000. It’s the highest price paid for an example of Australia’s first...

May 2013 Product Releases from The Perth Mint

The Perth Mint is excited to present a stunning array of new product releases for the month of May. Treasures of the World is a...

Australia’s Oldest Numismatic Auction House to hold 50th Anniversary Sale of Australian Coins and...

The special 50th anniversary auction of Australia’s oldest and most respected numismatic auction house, Downies Australian Coin Auctions (ACA), will be held between the...

The Rare Coin Company (Australia) Has Entered Voluntary Liquidation Owing Millions

One of Australia's major numismatic dealers Robert Jackman of The Rare Coin Company, has gone into liquidation owing private investors what is believed to...

Perth Mint Reveals 2014 Gold and Silver Australian Bullion Coin Program

The Perth Mint has unveiled the latest designs of the Australian Bullion Coin Program to an audience of financiers and investors in Frankfurt, Germany. Featuring...