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Celebrate the magical cosmic phenomenon over Ningaloo Marine Park with this superbly crafted 2oz of 99.99% pure silver coin. Portraying corals and a whale shark, the artistry combines skillfully coloured and antiqued elements, the latter a special treatment conveying the surface abrasions of an ancient artefact.
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
Perth Mint unveils its multi-million dollar ‘Discovery’
The latest creation to join this elite category is Discovery. Aimed at the highest echelons of the rare coin, art and diamond markets.
How Armistice Anniversary medals found sanctuary at Shrine of Remembrance
Glenn Burghall has been researching connections between Britain’s 1928 Armistice Anniversary medallion and the Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne.
Historic medal captures Earl Grey to a T
This medallion in The Perth Mint’s historic collection celebrates Earl Grey, who fought hard for the reform of the British House of Commons in the 19th century.
What do maximum mintage, declared mintage and issue limit mean?
The Perth Mint unravels some key terms around minting.
How to avoid counterfeit coins and bars
The Perth Mint offers tips and information on how to detect and avoid counterfeit coins and bars.
Gold centenary medal for the king
How The Perth Mint came to mint a gift for King George V in 1829.
WA Governor welcomes Perth Mint Royal tribute coins
Governor of WA Kerry Sanderson AO, welcomes the release of three Australian coins marking Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday.