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.
It is now 100 years since archaeologist Howard Carter discovered Tutankhamun’s tomb. In a sensational Perth Mint release, we celebrate the fascinating young pharaoh.
Australian coins celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
This year Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has achieved another extraordinary milestone. She’s become the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee.
Sparkling new masterpiece nothing to be coy about
Worth more than AUD $260,000, The Perth Mint’s 2022 Jewelled Koi, with 10oz of gold and pink, white and gold diamonds. is no ordinary new coin release.
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.
Australia’s lunar coins return with a roar in Year of the Tiger
The Perth Mint is delighted to unveil the Australian Lunar 2022 Year of the Tiger proof quality coin series.
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.