We are renowned for our spectacular coin releases. Find out the stories behind the coins and keep up to date with the interesting facts behind our latest coin releases.
The Perth Mint is delighted to unveil the Australian Lunar 2022 Year of the Tiger proof quality coin series.
Why is gold important at Diwali?
Known as the festival of lights, it is marked by millions of people in India as well as Hindu and other communities all over the world with candles, fireworks and gifts of gold.
What are the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac?
According to Chinese mythology, the order of the animals in the ancient zodiac calendar was decided with a great race across a river.
The Jewelled Horse – our most significant coin of the year
The Perth Mint’s most significant release for 2021 is The Jewelled Horse 10oz Gold Proof Coin featuring the finest gold and rare Argyle pink diamonds.
The development of the zodiac in Western astrology
The Perth Mint has issued this spectacular 2020 5oz silver coloured antiqued coin celebrating the Signs of the Zodiac.
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.
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.