Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Australian 2013 Silver Lunar Snake

Perth Mint 2013 Lunar Snake

The 2013 Lunar Snake coins celebrate the Year of the Snake, the sixth animal in the 12 year cycle of the Chinese zodiac as part of Perth Mint Series 2 Lunar series.

That design shows a snake curled around the branch of a tree. Shown to the right of the reptile is the Chinese character for "Snake." The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mint mark is found on the reverse along with the inscription of "Year of the Snake."

2013 Year of the Snake Silver Bullion Coins are struck as legal tender of Australia in addition to the government’s guarantee of content. As legal tender, obverses contain the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II along with the inscriptions of "Elizabeth II," "Australia" and "2013." The obverse also contains the face value and weight of the specific coin.

Specification:
1/2 Ounce Pure Silver (999)
Face Value: 0.50 AUD
Diameter: 36.60 mm
Mintages: Unlimited

1 Ounce Pure Silver (999)
Face Value: 1 AUD
Diameter: 45.60 mm
Mintages: 300,000

2 Ounce Pure Silver (999)
Face Value: 2 AUD
Diameter: 55.60 mm
Mintages: Unlimited

5 Ounce Pure Silver (999)
Face Value: 8 AUD
Diameter: 65.60 mm
Mintages: Unlimited

10 Ounce Pure Silver (999)
Face Value: 10 AUD
Diameter: 85.60 mm
Mintages: Unlimited

1 Kilo Pure Silver (999)
Face Value: 30 AUD
Diameter: 100.60 mm
Mintages: Unlimited


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Monday, November 12, 2012

2011 BEIJING INTERNATIONAL COIN EXPOSITION EAST MEETS WEST 1/2OZ TWO-COIN SET



2011 BEIJING INTERNATIONAL COIN EXPOSITION EAST MEETS WEST 1/2OZ TWO-COIN SET

This exclusive exposition special from The Perth Mint, Australia, comprises a 2012 Australian Koala and a 2012 Australian Lunar Series II – Year of the Dragon coin.

The reverse of the koala coin depicts an adult koala asleep in a eucalyptus tree.
The reverse of the dragon coin depicts a representation of a dragon with a symbolic pearl.  The Chinese character for ‘dragon’ and the inscription ‘YEAR OF THE DRAGON’ also appear in the design. 
Both designs include The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

The coins are housed in a display card which can be pulled out of a printed sleeve featuring the dates of the Beijing International Coin Exposition and official logo.

Specification:
1/2 (Half) Ounce Pure Silver (999) - min 15.591g
Face Value: 0.50 AUD
Max Diameter: 36.60 mm
Max Thickness: 2.3 mm
Mintage: 2,888 (sold out in Perth Mint)


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1oz New Zealand Kiwi Silver Coin

2012 1oz New Zealand Kiwi - Specimen Coin



2012 1oz New Zealand Kiwi - Proof Coin


2011 1oz New Zealand Kiwi - Proof Coin


1oz New Zealand Kiwi Silver Coin

The New Zealand Kiwi 1oz silver coin is a coin that excels in design. The reverse is realized in three-dimensional relief and depicts two famous New Zealander symbols: the kiwi realized with a frost effect and which gives the name of the coin and implicitly of this series started in 2012 and the kowhai branches which have been realized with a polished effect.

It is a design beautiful in its simplicity and due to its highly technologized effects. The only inscription found on the reverse of the New Zealand Kiwi 1oz silver coin is the $1 denomination. The obverse of the New Zealand Kiwi 1oz silver coin illustrates the engraver of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank-Broadley, which has his initials engraved under the neck of Her Majesty. Other inscriptions are NEW ZEALAND the issuing country, 2012 the minting year, and ELIZABETH II.

The kiwi silver coins is known for its extremely limited mintage. With such a low number of coins issued the premium is highly to increase rapidly. Therefore, the New Zealand Kiwi 1oz silver coin from 2012 should be a priority for many investors and collectors worldwide. Collectors should take advantage while the New Zealand Kiwi 1oz silver coin is at an affordable price in order to acquire this first bullion coin in Brilliant Uncirculated condition from the Kiwi Treasures series.

Specification:
1 Ounce Pure Silver (999)
Face Value: NZD $1
Diameter: 40 mm
Mint: BH Mayer's Kunstprageanstalt GmbH

Mintage: 
2011 Proof Coin        :   7,500 (comes with numbered certificate of authenticity and box packaging)
2012 Proof Coin        :   5,000 (comes with numbered certificate of authenticity and box packaging)
2012 Specimen Coin : 13,500 (comes with postcard packaging)


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2012 Lunar Dragon Silver Bullion Coin Gilded Edition


2012 Lunar Dragon Silver Bullion Coin Gilded Edition

This year’s Gilded Edition from the Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II depicts the dragon, the fifth animal in the Chinese lunar calendar.The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese lunar dragon include 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000 and 2012. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be confident, enterprising, independent, self-assured, brave and passionate.

The coin’s reverse depicts a dragon which has been gilded in 24-carat gold.  The design includes a representation of a pearl, the Chinese character for ‘dragon’ and the inscription YEAR OF THE DRAGON.  The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark is also featured on the reverse.

Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. The Year of the Dragon Gilded Edition coin is housed in a red and black display case and illustrated shipper. 


Specification:
1 Ounce Pure Silver (999)
Face Value: AUD 1
Diameter: 45.60 mm
Max Mintage: 50,000 (Sold out in Perth Mint)
COA: Yes

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