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!

22nd Nov2011

Mythology meets Reality


Having searched the globe for the newest release from The Perth Mint – the 2011 Beijing International Coin Exposition East Meets West ½ ounce Two-Coin Set has finally been tracked down!

Without a doubt one of the hottest 2-coin sets to be released this year – with over two thirds of the mintage immediately sold out at the Beijing Show – each official Australian Legal Tender issue is presented within an illustrated envelope. Depicting the Perth Mint’s iconic Year of the Dragon design in anticipation for 2012, the second coin features an Australian Koloa asleep in a eucalyptus tree.

With only a limited number of sets available – head on over to Downies.com to secure yours today!

05th Oct2011

24 Hour Sell Out – Perth Mint’s 2012 $1 Lunar Dragon Typeset


Selling out at both Downies and the Mint within just 24 hours – the Perth Mint’s 2012 $1 Lunar Dragon Typeset has left collectors across the globe frantically searching to try to secure one of the most popular releases of the year. Showcasing four distinct Year of the Dragon coins featuring the Perth Mint’s signature lunar dragon with designs ranging from gold plated to full colour reverses, each Australian legal tender issue includes the Mint’s official ‘P’ mintmark. With a global mintage of just 1,500 sets – those lucky enough to get a hold of one are sure to be the envy of the numismatic world!

Perth Mint 2012 Lunar Dragon Typset

With allocations of popular Lunar Dragon coins still available for purchase – head over to www.downies.com before they too meet their destined sell out fate!

09th Sep2011

Going, Going, Gone – 2012 Year of the Dragon


Undoubtedly the hottest numismatic lunar release of all time, the demand for all 2012 Year of the Dragon coins has sent shock waves throughout the industry. With an unprecedented global demand for gold, silver and three- coin Proof sets alike – Collectors and investors alike are frantically searching to secure the last available issues of this popular mythological creature.

Perth Mint Dragon Silver Proof Trio

A divine essence of the Chinese culture, the Year of the Dragon has left believers captivated for centuries. Unmarked by societal affluence, the Year of the Dragon has maintained the strength of its original roots – providing an insight into its remarkable global popularity.

Perth Mint Dragon Silver Proof Trio

With both Gold and Silver Trio Perth Mint Proof sets maximising the online allocation in a matter of hours at Downies – Australia’s leading distributor of world coins, banknotes and collectables, and single Gold and Silver Perth Mint Proof coins only lasting a sheer 24 hours online – the level of demand speaks for itself! Whilst Downies online allocations for the current Perth Mint Year of the Dragon releases have been exhausted – there is still hope to secure what they have left! Simply contact Downies, Toll free on 1300 788 358 – but you must be quick!

Stay tuned to www.yearofthedragon.net.au for more 2012 Year of the Dragon coins soon to be released!