24th Jan2012

Singapore 2012 Hong Bao Mint Set


The perfect way to welcome 2012’s Year of the Dragon, the Singapore Mint has just announced the release of the new Hong Bao Mint Set.

A vibrant presentation to what is sure to be a hotly pursued commemorative – each Hong Bao Mint Set is struck to the highest standards of the Singapore Mint. Comprised of the six official legal tender coins – the 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, $1 and the scalloped edged $5 coin, each set is housed within a superbly illustrated, traditional red envelope.

A unique yet traditional way to welcome the dawn of the Year of the Dragon, to secure your Hong Bao Mint Set head on over to Downies.com!

23rd Jan2012

Happy New Year!


At the stroke of midnight, welcomed by more than 1.3 billion people, the Lunar Year of the Dragon finally arrived! Greeted with a magnitude of celebrations across the globe – this popular mythical and free spirited creature will bring with it optimism and hope for a prosperous 2012.

The most powerful of the twelve zodiac signs, the dragon encapsulates excitement, success, innovation and happiness – living life by their own rules, risks and challenges.

As we say goodbye to the Rabbit, January 23 2012, we welcome a year of good fortune, luck and wealth. May 2012 deliver you an exceptional Year of the Dragon!

23rd Jan2012

Fiji 2012 $50 Lunar Dragon Mother Of Pearl 5oz Silver Proof


The epitome of numismatic craftsmanship, underpinned by prestige, style and absolute class, the Fiji 2012 $50 Year of the Dragon Mother of Pearl 5oz Silver Proof has been perhaps the biggest Year of the Dragon commemorative yet! Limited to a mintage of just 888 coins – all of which have been devoured by international collectors – Downies are the only Australian supplier to have secured a mere 60 coins for a February release!

Featuring start-of-the-art minting capabilities combined with sheer numismatic innovation, this exquisite Proof is adorned with a genuine Mother of Pearl inner core. Struck to the perfection of Proof quality from a massive five ounces of .999 fine silver, each official legal tender tribute encompasses a unique dragon design across its huge 65mm diameter flan.

Housed within fitting presentation completed with an informative, numbered Certificate of Authenticity, each Mother of Pearl Silver Proof truly is the pinnacle of first-class minting! Sold out immediately at the mint, Downies is perhaps your only chance to reserve your 2012 Year of the Dragon Mother of Pearl 5oz Silver Proof – immediate action will be vital!