After being made available to the public on April 3, the 2017 1 oz Silver Swan coin, the first release of a new series from The Perth Mint, SOLD OUT worldwide in less than two days. The coin’s .9999 fine silver content and low mintage of just 25,000 coins combined for the perfect combination of bullion and collectible appeal. Buyers around the world now anxiously await the second series release.
Similar to well-known Silver coin series like the Kookaburra and Koala, the Swan coins will change designs with each release. The Perth Mint has had much success with these continuing series, as well as other innovative coin designs. The new Silver coin series parallels the rich heritage of the Kookaburra and Koala Series.
While all available Silver Swan coins were quickly claimed, a small portion of the total mintage was sent off for grading. Now for a limited time, you can enter for a chance to win a 2017 1 oz Silver Swan MS-70 PCGS First Strike coin, brought to you by CoinGrade+™ from APMEX. Follow the rules on the online entry form at APMEX.com/CoinGrade and be automatically entered to win a MS-70 Silver Swan coin.
“We were very pleased with the quick sell-thru rate on this new coin. The combination of the design, the limited mintage and The Perth Mint’s history created tremendous worldwide demand. We now have the opportunity to provide one lucky winner a Silver Swan coin guaranteed in perfect-70 condition from PCGS. The very low population of the first-ever MS-70 Silver Swan will appeal to our investor/collector oriented customers, and we look forward to presenting this unique opportunity to the marketplace,” APMEX COO Mark Yoshimura said.
CoinGrade+™ allows the public to browse, for free, more than 5,000 professionally graded coins from third-party grading services, with the most up-to-date information available for each coin. NGC and PCGS coin grading data includes the coin I.D., grade, mintmark, population, mintage and how many coins were graded higher. All information helps consumers to make the best decision when purchasing graded Gold and Silver coins. CoinGrade+™ data is synced directly with PCGS and NGC meaning population figures will never be outdated.
The Silver Swan contest is open on APMEX.com from May 2 through May 16, 2017. You will find the entry form and official contest rules at APMEX.com/CoinGrade. No purchase necessary.
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About APMEX, Inc.
For more than 15 years, APMEX has been one of the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailers. In 2016, APMEX was recently ranked the #1 Specialty E-Retailer and #42 out of 500 e-retailers by Internet Retailer Magazine. APMEX has the largest selection of bullion and numismatic items provided by a retailer, boasting more than 10,000 products. Product offerings include all U.S. Mint bullion such as Gold, Silver and Platinum American Eagle coins. APMEX also sells products from leading mints around the world including The Royal Mint, Perth Mint, Royal Canadian Mint and many others. APMEX is a member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), the International Precious Metals Institute and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA). For additional information, visit www.APMEX.com or call (800) 375-9006.
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