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Wondering what to collect when it comes to coins? Finding examples of Australia’s first Commonwealth coins could fit the bill. Read on to find out more.
Perth Mint issues first Australian surfboard-shaped coin
The Perth Mint has launched the nation’s first legal tender coin shaped like a surfboard, recognising its importance to Australian culture.
How did the Endeavour voyage contribute to the history of scientific exploration?
Now, 250 years after she encountered Australia’s east coast, Endeavour is featured on superb gold and silver commemoratives issued by The Perth Mint.
New coins feature iconic James Bond logos
Our new Bond coins incorporate the famous 007 gun logo and ‘gun barrel’ from Maurice Binder’s opening sequence, a signature device seen in every subsequent James Bond release.
The Jewelled Tiger is a rare and exceptional coin
The Jewelled Tiger coin features 10oz of 99.99% pure gold and is adorned with 18 carat rose gold tiger pavé set with nearly three carats of vivid intense pink diamonds from Rio Tinto’s Argyle diamond mine.
Explaining Tuvalu’s role in modern coins
The tiny Polynesian island country of Tuvalu has found some innovative ways to earn revenue in the modern world.
On this day: Legendary coin engraver born 200 years ago
Today is the birthday of Benedetto Pistrucci, creator of one of the world’s most highly revered gold coin designs.
SOLD OUT: Jewelled Dragon fires high-end collector interest
The Jewelled Dragon, a fabulous 10oz gold coin creation featuring 117 rare Argyle pink diamonds, is officially sold out.
What's this Scottish-born geographer's connection with Burke and Wills?
One of our favourite pastimes is delving through The Perth Mint’s historic collection. It always throws up something worth investigating – like who was James Park Thomson and why does his portrait appear on this fine looking medal?
Perth Mint embraces challenge of crafting its most prestigious coin set yet
we’ve taken this stunning blend of natural treasures to a new level with the unveiling of The Australian Trilogy, possibly the most magnificent Australian Three-Coin Set ever created.Source: Perth Mint embraces challenge of crafting its most prestigious coin set yet