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Action-Packed, Commemorative Releases for the Olympic, World Masters and Commonwealth Games! Support Australia with the 2010 Olympic Winter Team 1oz $1 Silver Proof ~ Only 5,000 Minted! Australian interest in the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games is already red-hot with athletes accomplished at aerial skiing, moguls skiing, skicross and snowboarding. This official commemorative coin represents a well-deserved tribute to our 2010 Olympic Team. A superb release for all Aussie sports buffs ~ Only 5,000 Minted! Housed in Presentation Case and Illustrated Shipper The Perth Mint

2008 Australian Olympic Team 1oz $1 Silver Proof Price:

Price:

Only 8,808 Minted!

‘P’ Mintmark

$95.00 in case of issue

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

RAM

1994-1996 Olympic Heritage Series Frosted Uncirculated 6-Coin Set ~ Two releases issued per year

Available in ‘P’ and ‘C’ Mintmarks ~ each with individual designs

$500.00

RAM

PM

2009 World Masters Games $1 Uncirculated Coin

$97.50 in case of issue Only 5,000 Minted!

2006 Melb C’wealth Games Athletics 50c Unc Coin

$13.95

PM

2006 Melb C’wealth Games Badminton 50c Unc Coin

$10.00

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

2006 Melb C’wealth Games Student Design 50c Silver Proof Price: RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

$65.00 in case of issue Only 5,402 Minted!

2006 Melb C’wealth Games Basketball 50c Unc Coin

$10.00

RAM

2006 Melb C’wealth Games Student Design 50c Unc Coin

$7.50

RAM

2006 Melb C’wealth Games Cycling 50c Unc Coin

$10.00

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

$10.00

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

‘C’ Mintmark

2000 Sydney Olympic 3-Coin Precious Metal Collection

PM

Price:

$20.00

Only 15,000 Minted!

RAM

$97.50

2000 Sydney Olympic $1 Aluminium Bronze Uncirculated Coin

2004 Sydney to Athens (2000-2004) $5 Silver Proof

$95.00 in case of issue

PM

Price:

Official Mint Release Price

2009 World Masters Games 1oz $1 Silver Proof

Price: per set Limited Availability ~ Only 10,000 Minted!

Price: RAM

2006 Melb C’wealth Games Hockey 50c Unc Coin

$10.00

$200.00 in case of issue Limited Mintage

2006 Melb C’wealth Games Netball 50c Unc Coin

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

2006 Melb C’wealth Games Rugby 7’s 50c Unc Coin

$10.00

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

2006 Melb C’wealth Games Shooting 50c Unc Coin

$10.00

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

$10.00

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

SOLD

1992 6-Coin Proof Set Includes 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, Olympic $1, $2 Price: RAM

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$75.00 in case of issue Limited Mintage!

1992 Barcelona Olympics 1oz $1 Silver Proof

1992 6-Coin Uncirculated Set Includes 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, Olympic $1, $2

$75.00

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card and Sleeve

Price: RAM

2006 Melb C’wealth Games Table Tennis 50c Unc Coin

$10.00

$190.00 in case of issue Only 12,500 Minted!

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2006 Melb C’wealth Games Triathlon 50c Unc Coin

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

2006 Melb C’wealth Games Weightlifting 50c Unc Coin

$10.00

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

$10.00

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

2002 Commonwealth Games Trimetallic $50 Proof Coin Price: RAM

$435.00 in case of issue Only 5,000 Minted!

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An Expansive Range of Chinese Lunar Year and Mythology Releases ~ A Personal Touch to Any Collection! 2010 Year of the Tiger Lunar Series II 1oz $1 Silver Proof (only 5,000 minted) and 3 Coin Silver Proof Set (only 1,000 minted)

Mythological Chinese Character Series Fortune, Success, Longevity and Wealth 1oz $1 Silver Coins ~ Unique Rectangular Shape!

In 2010, The Perth Mint celebrates the Chinese Lunar Year of the Tiger. Meticulously struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, each coin honours the tiger, the largest of the four ‘big cats’, which has profound spiritual and cultural significance in China.

Vivid characters hold centre stage in Chinese mythology, a vast anthology of ancient legends, folklore and traditional beliefs. Some of the most popular characters are revered as embodiments of fortune and prosperity. Symbolised in homes and businesses, these ‘lucky’ figures exercise a powerful influence in many people’s lives.

Appealing to proof coin collectors, these releases also make outstanding gifts for people born in the Year of the Tiger ~ 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998 and 2010 ~ who are regarded as courageous and natural leaders. A numbered Certificate of Authenticity accompanies the individual 1oz Silver Proof and the Three-Coin Set, comprised of 1/2oz, 1oz and 2oz Silver Proofs. With strictly limited mintages, these stunning releases present a unique birthday gift of timeless appeal! Housed in Presentation Case and Illustrated Shipper

Includes 50c 1/2oz, $1 1oz and $2 2oz Silver Proofs

1oz Silver Proof

Price:

Three-Coin Set

$89.50

Official Mint Release Price

The Perth Mint

Price:

$335.00

Official Mint Release Price

fortune

success

longevity

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This stunningly original series of rectangular coins portrays four of the best-loved characters from Chinese mythology. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% fine silver in specimen quality each coin demonstrates the Mint’s exceptional coloured minting skills. The design incorporates the Chinese word for ‘fortune’, ‘success’, ‘longevity’ or ‘wealth’ superimposed on clouds. Create good luck and positive energy with this unique release ~ a universal gift and perfect addition for any collection! Also includes Certificate of Authenticity. Housed in Presentation Card and Illustrated Sleeve The Perth Mint

Price:

$65.00 ea

Official Mint Release Price

Unusual shape ~ Australian legal tender!

SOLD

2009 Year of the Ox Lunar Series II 1oz $1 Coloured Silver Proof

2009 Year of the Ox Lunar Series II 1oz $1 Silver Proof Price: PM

$82.50 in case of issue

Price: RAM

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$69.50

Only 5,000 Minted!

2009 Lunar Year of the Ox $1 Silver Proof

PM

Price: in case of issue Only 3,500 Minted out of 170,000 Worldwide!

2009 Lunar Year of the Ox $1 Uncirculated Coin

$45.00 in case of issue Only 10,000 Minted!

2009 Year of the Ox Lunar Series II 4 Coin Proof Type Set

2008 Year of the Rat $1 Coin & Stamp Cover

$12.95

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

$265.00

PM

$14.95

PM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

Price: in case of issue Limited ~ Only 1,500 Minted!

2008 Year of the Mouse Lunar Series II $1 Silver Proof Price: PM

2007 Lunar Year of the Pig $1 Silver Proof Price: RAM

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Something Here

2005 Year of the Rooster Round 50c Uncirculated Coin

$9.90

$78.00 in case of issue Only 5,000 Minted!

$40.00 in case of issue

PM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

2007 Year of the Pig ANDA Show Special 2 Coin Set Price: PM

$50.00 in case of issue Something Here

2006 Year of the Dog Lunar 2005 Year of the Rooster Series I 1oz $1 Gilded Silver Proof Round 50c Coin & Stamp Cover Price: PM

2005 Year of the Rooster 1oz $1 Silver Proof & Pin Price: PM

$60.00 in case of issue Only 2,500 Minted!

$65.00 in case of issue Limited Mintage!

2005 Year of the Rooster 2oz $1 Silver Proof Price: PM

$148.00 in case of issue Only 1,000 Minted!

$25.00

PM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

2005 Year of the Rooster 3 Coin Silver Proof Set Price: PM

$278.00 in case of issue Limited ~ Only 1,000 Minted!

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Striking Coins Honour Historic Wartime Events!

Spectacular Sea and Space Themed Mint Releases!

‘Famous Battles in History’ Battle of Balaklava 2009 1oz $1 Silver Proof ~ Only 5,000 Minted!

Australian Sea Life Series The Reef ~ Lionfish 2009 1/2oz $1 Silver Proof ~ Only 10,000 Minted!

The fourth release from this popular five-coin series marks the Battle of Balaklava 1854, where the courage of the British Heavy Brigade, and the ‘Thin Red Line’, was overshadowed by the military blunder immortalised in ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’.

Celebrating the extraordinary array of creatures within Australia’s diverse marine habitats, this new five-coin series, depicting fascinating reef dwellers, begins with the vibrant Lionfish. Subsequent releases will feature the Sea Dragon, Clownfish, Seahorse and Moray Eel.

An intriguing release in a very popular series ~ Only 5,000 Minted!

A superb first release in a colourful and exciting new series!

Housed in Presentation Case and Illustrated Shipper The Perth Mint

2009 ‘Famous Battle in History’ Battle of Hastings 1oz $1 Silver Proof Price: PM

Price:

$89.50

2009 Fall of Berlin Wall 1oz $1 Silver Proof

$6.95

Only 5,000 Minted!

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

The Perth Mint

Official Mint Release Price

2009 Australia Remembers Service Nurses 20c Uncirculated Coin

$89.50 in case of issue

Housed in Presentation Case and Illustrated Shipper

Price: PM

$55.00

Great White Shark Bigbelly Seahorse Biscuit Star Longfin Bannerfish 2007 Releases ~ Ocean Series Aluminium Bronze $1 Uncirculated Coin

Clown Fish 2006 Release

$20.00

$18.50

$89.50 in case of issue Only 5,000 Minted!

Price:

Official Mint Release Price

Price: ea Housed in Presentation Card

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

2009 First Man on the Moon Orbit & Beyond Series Orbital 1oz $1 Silver Proof ~ Limited Mintage! Even though 40 years old, the Moon landing of July 1969 remains mankind’s greatest technological achievement and the most eagerly-awaited design in the innovative Orbit & Beyond series!

2008 90th Anniversary of the End of WWI 1oz $1 Silver Proof Price: PM

2007 60th Anniv. Australian Peacekeeping $1 Unc Coin

$82.50 in case of issue Only 12,500 Minted!

2005 Gallipoli ‘C’, ‘M’, ‘B’ or ‘S’ Mintmark $1 Unc Coin

Price: RAM

2003 Korean War ‘C’, ‘M’, ‘B’ or ‘S’ Mintmark $1 Unc Coin

$5.00

RAM

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Price: Housed in Presentation Card

$6.00

RAM

Featuring the Air Force, Army, AusAID, Navy and Police

$12.95

Housed in Presentation Card

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

This stunning new release, commemorating one of the greatest ever achievements, certainly lives up to it’s hype!

2005 Australian Peacekeepers 5-Coin Proof Set

Housed in Presentation Case and Illustrated Shipper

$550.00

Price: in case of issue Limited Availability ~ Only 2,500 Minted!

PM

2001 Centenary of the Aust Army ‘C’ or ‘S’ Mintmark $1 Unc Coin ‘C’: RAM

$18.00

1999 The Last ANZACs ‘M’ Mintmark $1 Unc Coin

$25.00

‘S’: Housed in Presentation Card

$30.00

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

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The Perth Mint

2009 First Space Walk Orbit & Beyond Series Orbital 1oz $1 Silver Proof Price: PM

2008 First Man in Space Orbit & Beyond Series Orbital 1oz $1 Silver Proof

$97.50 in case of issue Limited Mintage!

Price: PM

Price:

2009 International Year of Astronomy 6-Coin Unc Year Set Sydney ANDA Special

$97.50 in case of issue Limited Mintage!

$107.50

Official Mint Release Price

$40.00

RAM

Price: Housed in Presentation Card

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Numismatic Consultant - Perth

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Numismatic Consultant - Perth

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Numismatic Consultant - Perth

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Numismatic Consultant - Sydney

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Numismatic Consultant - Perth

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Our Perth office and showroom, located in Hay Street close to The Perth Mint, is open each weekday from 9am to 5pm and also Saturdays from 9am to 1pm for your added convenience. The Rare Coin Company offers a Liquidation Guarantee on selected investment quality items sold through our company. Items featuring this Liquidation logo come with an official Certificate of Authenticity and Future Liquidation by The Rare Coin Company.

Liquidation Guarantee

Nicholas Tham

This guarantee applies only on selected items as indicated in this publication. All other numismatic material does not carry a liquidation guarantee, however we are always happy to purchase quality items for future resale - subject to stock requirements.

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The Rare Coin Catalogue 2009-10 part 2 of 2 Essentially Money  

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