Lunar bullion coins

Inspired by the Chinese zodiac, The Perth Mint Lunar bullion coin range is made with pure 99.99% pure gold, 99.99% pure silver and 99.95% pure platinum, backed by an exclusive government guarantee.

As the first international mint to celebrate the 12 animals of the ancient Chinese lunar calendar, these series of bullion coins are sought after by bullion buyers around the world since the first release in 1995. 

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Why invest in gold?

  • AUD 10,000 invested in gold in 1999 would be worth almost AUD 53,000 today.
  • AUD 10,000 invested in gold in 2009 would be worth almost AUD 20,000 today.
  • Gold has risen by more than 8% per annum for the last 20 years.

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For bullion purchase above AUD 70,000, please call our friendly customer service team to place your order.


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Why invest with The Perth Mint

We have been refining gold and other precious metals since 1899

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