Dragon Silver Coin
The Perth Mint is the official supplier of Australian Bullion coins with the Royal Australian Mint concentrating mainly on circulating coins (the coins you will find in your change).
Australian Bullion coins are composed of Gold, Silver or Platinum. These are released every year with a different design making them one of the few bullion type coins to change design each year.
They are of a specimen or uncirculated quality. They are known as bullion or specimen coins. In other words they are not finished to the polished mirror like finish you will find in proof coins but are of a better quality than coins issued for circulation.
These specimen bullion coins cover the Kookaburra, Koala and Lunar releases. They have relatively high mintage numbers and are released worldwide. They come in capsules with no Certificate of Authenticity (COA) or packaging box. The mint last year also released a new type of bullion coin that comes in a tube, similar to the US Eagle coins. The first design been a saltwater crocodile. Continue reading
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With the silver price looking to form a bottom ending its current correction and more interesting settling below the cost of production for most miners it is safe to say the silver price now is a bargain.
No one can predict the price of gold or silver as there is just to much influencing the price however the Edge Trader is better than most. Continue reading
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The Perth Mint Lunar Series 1 are the coins I would recommend to collect both for those just starting and those wishing to enhance their collection.
The Series has plenty going for it:
1. Tiny mintages, especially compared with other issues.
2. First series of its kind and led the way to the commemorative series market which is huge today
3. Superb quality
4. Interesting though somewhat stylized designs.
5. 100% Silver so always backed by a silver bullion price.
6. Minted by an internationally recognized mint that has an outstanding reputation.
7. Prices are still very reasonable considering the mintage’s and scarcity of these coins.
8. Price appreciation is assured due to the mintage numbers and an increasing interest in the series.
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What a great year for new coin releases and still more to come. Many collectors don’t like so many coin releases – and this year there does seem to be a lot of them! However, they do bring new collectors into the fold, and generally create excitement around coin collecting as a worthwhile, rewarding hobby and investment vehicle.
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On the 2nd March the Perth Mint plans to release among others
- 2012 Titanic 1 oz Silver Proof
- 2012 Dragon 1 oz High Relief Proof Coin
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There are 3 main Silver Bullion style coins,
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