03rd Apr2012

2012 Year of the Dragon Silver Ten-Coin Set

by YOTD

Set to cause a great stir across the market, the Perth Mint has just announced the newest 2012 Year of the Dragon commemorative to be issued into their diverse range.

Headlined by the sold-out 1oz Silver Bullion coin, this spectacular set also features nine additional 1oz specimen coins struck from .999 fine silver. Depicting the Perth Mint’s iconic dragon across each 45.60mm diameter, each of the nine coins are precisely enhanced by an array of full-colour designs. Coloured in red, blue, brown, purple, silver, white, yellow, black and gold, representative of the traits of the effervescent Lunar Dragon, each Australian legal tender issue is strictly limited to a 2,500 set mintage.

Destined to be devoured across the global market, immediate action will be vital to secure this remarkable set. With a small allocation available at Downies.com – delay will only disappoint!

22nd Nov2011

Mythology meets Reality

by YOTD

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!

14th Nov2011

Mythology meets Reality

by YOTD

The newest release from The Perth Mint issued in celebration of the 2011 Beijing International Coin Exposition, combines the national icons of the East and West – delivering one of the most sought after 2-coin packs of the year.

2011 Beijing Show 2 Coin Set

Struck from 1/2 ounce of .999 pure silver, each coin has been endorsed as official Australian Legal Tender and is fittingly presented within an illustrated envelope. Housing the signature Perth Mint Year of the Dragon coin issued for the highly anticipated arrival of 2012, the second coin pays tribute to an Australian Koala asleep in a eucalyptus tree.

With over two thirds of the allocated 2,888 piece mintage sold at the show –distributers are frantically trying to secure small allocations – stay tuned to www.yearofthedragon.net.au for further information on this set!

08th Nov2011

The 2012 1oz Lunar Dragon Silver Unc Returns, available exclusively at Downies!

by YOTD

Without a doubt one of the most popular lunar coins to be issued thus far – with initial allocations of this captivating Uncirculated coin selling out at both Downies – Australia’s leading distributer of world coins and banknotes, and The Perth Mint instantaneously, after an extensive search throughout global networks, Downies has been able to secure a tiny quantity of the 2012 1oz Lunar Dragon Silver Unc Specimen from Europe!

Struck from 1oz of .999 pure silver, this captivating coin proudly depicts The Perth Mint’s signature dragon design on the reverse. A highly prestigious Australian Legal Tender release, each coin has been endorsed by the Australian Government for assurance of its weight and purity. With a global mintage of 300,000 coins selling out at groundbreaking speed, the 1oz 2012 Silver Specimen Coin is undoubtedly one of the hottest lunar releases yet!

Currently retailing for just $99.00 – head on over to Downies to secure your 2012 1oz Lunar Dragon Silver Unc Specimen today!

02nd Nov2011

Tuvalu 2012 50c Baby Dragon 1/2oz Silver Proof

by YOTD

An iconic release to be issued into the Perth Mint’s unwavering Year of the Dragon collection, the 2012 50c Baby Dragon Proof is sure to capture the inner child of every collector. Struck to Proof quality from 1/2oz of .999 pure silver, this full coloured, pad printed design is the perfect release to welcome the festive season!

Tuvalu 2011 50c Baby Dragon 1/2oz Silver Proof

Depicting a baby dragon carrying a sackful of gifts across its 36.60mm diameter reverse, this legal tender coin features Ian Rank- Broadley’s effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse. Housed within fitting Perth Mint presentation, each Baby Dragon Proof is housed within a plush display case and illustrated outer shipper and completed with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity attesting to the global mintage of just 7,500 coins.

With the overwhelming demand for all Year of the Dragon releases continuing strongly across the globe – this Silver Proof will be no exception. With a small allocation available at downies.com be quick to guarantee supply!

12th Oct2011

Perth Mint’s 1oz Gold Lunar Dragon Returns!

by YOTD

Without a doubt the most popular Lunar Dragon release thus far – new stock of the Perth Mint’s 2012 1oz Gold Dragon has just been announced! A product so immensely pursued by collectors and investors alike – the 2012 1oz Gold Lunar Dragon sold out instantaneously throughout almost every distributor across Australia and the world!

Perth Mint 1oz Gold $100 Unc

Depicting the Perth Mint’s signature 2012 Lunar Dragon design on the reverse, this highly popular issue is strictly limited to a global mintage of just 30,000 coins! Struck as official Australian Legal Tender, each coin is crafted to immaculate Perth Mint presentation – struck from an entire Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold.

Conveying the effervescent traits that makes the dragon the globes favourite lunar sign, the 2012 1oz Gold Lunar Dragon is now available for purchase from either Downies or Euro Collections International – however with original allocations sold out within hours and our current stock sourced from Europe – immediate action is vital!

Stay tuned for more 2012 Lunar Dragon product releases and updates!

06th Oct2011

2012 $30 Year of the Dragon Ruby Eye Kilo Silver Specimen

by YOTD

One of the world’s largest legal tender issues this massive one kilo, .999 silver, full colour specimen is undoubtedly one of the most captivating releases to be issued thus far. Commanding the attention of collectors and investors alike, this dramatic one kilo silver coin is adorned by a genuine ruby in the right eye of the dragon!

Perth Mint Kil Gemstone Dragon

With the weight and purity of this legal tender issue guaranteed by the Australian Government, this Perth Mint struck coin is sure to be devastated by the uncontrollable market demand – head to downies.com for more information.

05th Oct2011

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

by YOTD

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

by YOTD

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!

24th Aug2011

Perth Mint Gold and Silver 2012 Lunar Dragons

by YOTD

Capturing the magic surrounding the Year of the Dragon comes the newest releases from the Perth Mint – the 2012 Year of the Dragon Silver and Gold Bullion Series. Occupying the fifth and favourite position within the Zodiac, the dragon is the only mythical creature and undoubtedly the most sought after lunar commemorative.

Perth Mint 2012 Lunar Dragon Gold

A highly anticipated release, the Perth Mint’s Bullion Series provides an option for every collector, with issues ranging from 1/2oz through to a massive 10Kilo release, with each struck from either .999 fine silver or 99.99% pure gold – this series is sure to spark excitement from even the newest of collectors.

With confidence, passion, independence and self assurance key qualities for those lucky enough to be born under this sign, The Perth Mint stunningly illustrates the innate beauty of this renowned creature cradling a pearl upon its reverse.

An ideal gift for those born under this diverse sign (1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000 and 2012) the 2012 Year of the Dragon Gold and Silver  Bullion coins are sure to create a great stir amongst collectors and investors alike!

Perth Mint 2012 Lunar Dragon Silver
These stunning releases will be available from Downies.com as of 1st September 2011. We’ll be sure to remind you all via Twitter and Facebook the minute they go live!

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