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April 2011

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Features a REAL stained glass window! TINY WORLDWIDE MINTAGE JUST 2,000 COINS! An extraordinary tribute to Britain’s World Heritage listed Westminster Abbey – where Prince William and Catherine Middleton will tie the knot at the end of April this year – we are delighted to have secured a tiny allocation of the stunning 2011 $10 Windows of Heaven Westminster Abbey Silver Proof! Crafted from a massive 50g of sterling silver, and highlighted by a genuine stained glass window within the expansive 50mm

flan, this majestic precious metal Proof forms a truly grandiose tribute to one of the world’s most famous landmarks. Built from the 11th to the 15th century, it has been the venue for Coronations since 1066, and Royal Weddings since the 14th century. A mainly Gothic architectural masterpiece, Westminster Abbey is known across the globe for the breathtaking beauty of its intricately detailed stained glass windows – captured so superbly within the large frame of this astonishing

legal tender $10 coin. Sure to be as hotly pursued as its predecessor, honouring Cologne Cathedral, and the equally innovative Tiffany Glass $10 coins – all of which have sold out at speed – this unique coin is set in a case. With Downies able to secure only a tiny allocation from the mintage of 2,000, you must not ignore this

limited window of opportunity!

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359

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The official British Royal Wedding Silver £5!

It’s British! It’s official! It’s the key Royal Wedding commemorative! And it’s available to order right now! Downies, official distributor for the Royal Mint of Great Britain, is proud to present the 2011 £5 Royal Wedding Silver Proof – sure to be the most sought after £5 commemorative coin type in British history! Struck to Proof quality from 28.28g of sterling silver, this crucial collector piece is the most important coin

issued to honour the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on the 29th of April this year. Uniting the prestige of precious metal with an accessible retail price, this beautifully designed British legal tender coin is sure to be of as much interest to the general public as it will be to collectors – perhaps more so. As a result, the Mint has wisely set the mintage at 50,000 – a figure that, whilst seemingly generous, is bound to sell-out at a rate of knots.

Well aware of the excitement generated in Australia by this major event in the history of the Royal Family, we did our best to secure as many coins as possible on behalf of our clients. Although we received what is best described as a ‘respectable’ allocation, we must advise an early order. With a limited number of coins in stock – each set in an

official case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity – this British legal tender tribute will be available for a short time only.

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GB 2011 £5 ROYAL WEDDING SILVER PROOF AS159

STRUCK FROM 39.94g OF GOLD! A truly prestigious memento of the Royal Wedding, and extremely exclusive with a mere 3,000 coins struck for worldwide distribution, this majestic British legal tender £5 coin has been struck from a massive 39.94 grams of 22-carat gold! Simply glowing with Royal Mint

JUST A$ 1995 APIECE! Offering everybody the chance to own a lasting keepsake of this joyous moment in the history of the Royal Family, the Royal Mint has also issued the official British legal tender Royal Wedding £5 coin as a cupro-nickel Brilliant Uncirculated Crown! Bearing the same charming, romantic portrait of the happy

couple found on the precious metal issues, this delightful Royal Wedding commemorative represents amazing valuefor-money at less than A$20. A must-have for all Crown collectors, and a most affordable gift, each coin is set in a beautifully illustrated, official folder.

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3,250 US$

GB 2011 £5 ROYAL WEDDING CU-NI BU A$

quality, the superbly sculpted design found upon this expansive 38.61mm Crown looks magnificent struck from the world’s favourite precious metal. Beautifully presented, each coin is set in a timber-framed veneer case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Tiny numbers in stock!

2,995

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1850

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Engaging tributes… The essential complement to the official British Royal Wedding commemoratives, we have a few Royal Mint Royal Engagement commemoratives remaining in stock! Graced with a design approved by both Prince William and Elizabeth II, this unique type is

available as a Gold Proof £5, a Silver Proof £5 and a Cu-Ni BU £5. The most prestigious of the series, the 39.94g 22-carat Gold £5 is set in a timber-framed case with a Certificate attesting to the limited edition of just 1,000, whilst the sterling silver £5 is set in an official case with a Certificate attesting to the limited edition of 15,000.

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A most affordable option, the Cu-Ni £5 is set in an official folder, and is restricted to a limited edition of 50,000 packs worldwide. The first time a Royal Engagement has been honoured in this fashion, these majestic 38.61mm £5 Crowns represents a fantastic way to create a permanent record of this key moment in the history of the British Royal Family.

ALDERNEY 2010 £5 ROYAL ENGAGEMENT GOLD PROOF

3,250

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2,995

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ALDERNEY 2010 £5 ROYAL ENGAGEMENT SILVER PROOF

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NEW RELEASES FROM THE PERTH MINT

The latest in the AAT $1 Silver Proof Series! ANOTHER SELL-OUT SUCCESS CERTAIN… An Australian legal tender coin of tremendous quality, immense beauty and strictly limited availability, we are delighted to be able to unveil the 2011 $1 AAT Killer Whale 1oz Silver Proof! The latest in one of the Perth Mint’s most successful recent collector programs, there seems little doubt that this eagerly anticipated Silver Proof will mirror the sell-out success of its predecessors.

A fearsome ‘killer’? Graced with a sensational full-colour design, this unique coin pays homage to one of the Antarctic’s most majestic inhabitants – the Orca, or Killer Whale, a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family. Although revered over thousands of years by many indigenous cultures, Western cultures historically believed Killer Whales to be ferocious, man-eating creatures. Indeed, the first written description of the Orca, penned

by Ancient Roman historian Pliny the Elder, circa 70AD, noted that the Orca was no more than ‘an enormous savage mass of flesh with teeth’.

The reality… It is only in recent years that the fearsome reputation of the Orca has been tempered by the reality – that the Killer Whale is defined by sophisticated social structures, keen senses of sight, hearing and touch and fascinating vocal behaviours. Growing up to 8 metres in length, and often weighing in excess of six tonnes, the huge size and menacing appearance has contributed to its undeserved reputation, but there are no known lethal attacks upon humans by Killer Whales in the wild.

Stunning full-colour tribute… Capturing the great beauty of the Orca upon its broad 40.60mm flan, this .999 fine silver 1oz Proof coin depicts

an adult and a calf in full-colour, united with a fully struckup design of a Killer Whale leaping out of the icy Antarctic waters. Typical of the world-renowned quality of all official Perth Mint issues, there is no doubt that this beautifully designed precious metal Proof will be highly sought after by a broad crosssection of the community. Specifically, the 2011 $1 AAT Killer Whale 1oz Silver Proof is an absolute musthave for those attempting to assemble the complete Australian Antarctic Silver Series, ensuring that it will be as popular as its illustrious forerunners.

A limited window of opportunity… With six of the first seven coins of this hotly pursued Australian legal tender program sold out at the Perth Mint, the incentive to immediately guarantee supply of the 2011 $1 AAT Killer Whale 1oz Silver Proof is obvious.

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■ Struck to immaculate

Proof quality from a troy ounce of .999 fine silver ■ Extremely exclusive –

tiny worldwide mintage restricted to just 7,500 ■ An official Australian legal

tender issue – measures 40.60mm in diameter ■ Beautifully presented

within an attractive, official Perth Mint case ■ Accompanied by an

individually numbered Certificate of Authenticity ■ Available at the Perth

Mint’s affordable Official Issue Price

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98

2011 $1 AAT KILLER WHALE 1oz SILVER PROOF Official Issue Price AS288

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NEW RELEASES FROM THE PERTH MINT

Dame Nellie Melba… AUSTRALIA’S FIRST SINGING SUPERSTAR! Continuing her strong connection with Australian legal tender, this superbly designed Australian coin forms a memorable tribute to Dame Nellie Melba (18611931) – one of Australia’s first, and truly great, international superstars. Using the full power of modern minting to create a harmonious fusion of pure precious metal, glorious full-colour and flawless Proof quality, the Perth Mint has once again proved to be in tune with the demands of modern

of musical notes and a Rhododendron flower – Dame Nellie’s personal emblem. An official Australian legal tender issue, just like the Australian $100 polymer note that bears Dame Nellie’s portrait, this crown-sized .999 fine silver Proof is defined as much by its strictly limited availability as it is by its tremendous beauty. Sure to be targeted by those with a love of music, as well as traditional collectors, the mintage of this official Australian legal tender issue has been restricted to just 5,000 coins – each housed in an official Mint case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

coin collectors. A glowing celebration of the 150th anniversary of Dame Nellie’s birth, the 40.60mm flan is graced with a magnificent portrait of this iconic Australian – beautifully reproduced in full-colour. Providing a vibrant contrast, this delightful portrayal of Australia’s first international singing celebrity is complemented perfectly by the fully struckup depiction

Given the importance of Dame Nellie Melba in the context of Australian history, this limited edition is surprisingly low – especially considering the barnstorming demand for coins celebrating iconic Australians. The 2010 $1 Mary MacKillop 1oz Silver Proof (mintage 7,500), for example, sold out faster than any coin in the Perth Mint’s history! Act now, and secure your piece of Aussie history at the Official Issue Price!

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2011 $1 DAME NELLIE MELBA 1oz SILVER PROOF Official Issue Price AS287

THE QUEEN OF SONG Born in 1861 in Melbourne – the city from which she took her stage name – Dame Nellie Melba (christened Helen Mitchell) was Australia’s first internationally acclaimed singing star. A soprano known for the purity of her voice and the brilliance of her technique, Dame Nellie quickly gained acceptance into the European opera scene. Rising to become one of the most famous divas of the late Victorian Age, and among the first artists to perform in radio broadcasts, she was one of the first stage performers to be granted damehoods of the Order of the British Empire. Despite her international stardom, Dame Nellie never lost her love of Australia – and nor

Distinguished by the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, this fully authorised Australian legal tender issue is housed within a plush, official Perth Mint case, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity

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did Australia lose its love for her. Her death was front-page news across Australia, and her funeral was among the grandest ever seen in this country. Honoured in innumerable ways in the 80 years since, including her portrayal upon Australia’s $100 note, this moving Australian legal tender coin forms a most fitting way to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of a truly great Australian.

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Rarely offered Proclamation Era Gold!

The 1788 Spade Guinea!

A coin of great A fundamental beauty, with the element of every spade-like Shield n atio Proclam from which the coin collection, Britain’s takes its name united nea Gui Spade with a distinctive represents a portrait of George III, n ctio refle ing compell we have just a few of Australia’s 1788 Spade Guineas t. pas colonial in stock – graded Britain’s premier Fine to VF. re befo gold coin replaced by the sovereign in 1817, the Gold Spade Guinea is most desirable when, as here, it is dated 1788 – the year of Australian Settlement. Struck from 1787 until 1799, the Spade Guinea circulated extensively in the earliest days after Settlement, and was given one of the highest US$ 1,291 values of Governor GOLD 1788 GB King’s Currency SPADE GUINEA F-VF 0 180 of n Proclamatio AS254 – listed at £1 2/-.

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1,395

Undeniably rare and immensely desirable, we are delighted to be in a position to offer the COMPLETE series of the King George III Gold Third-Guineas from Britain! Relics of Australia’s earliest colonial history, with the Third-Guinea circulating around the time of the Proclamation, this beautiful gold coin type was struck in very limited numbers during the reign of George III. The French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars had drained Europe’s gold reserves, and Britain, along with other countries, suffered severe shortages of precious metal. Indeed, gold was

so scarce that the Guinea was suspended from 1799 to 1813, with fractional gold denominations issued in its place. A short-lived series, seldom offered in this country, the 22-carat gold Third-Guinea was struck only from 1797 until 1813, and was comprised of three different types – all of which are represented here! A fantastic opportunity for Proclamation Era collectors, and anyone interested in our earliest colonial heritage, the 17971800 Type I, the 1801-03 Type II and final issue 1804-13 Type III Gold ThirdGuineas are all available at Downies – graded Fine.

GB 1797-1800 TYPE I GOLD THIRD-GUINEA Fine

495

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AS257

458

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GB 1801-1803 TYPE II GOLD THIRD-GUINEA Fine

495

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AS258

458

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GB 1804-1813 TYPE III GOLD THIRD-GUINEA Fine

495

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AS259

458

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SCARCE PROCLAMATION SILVER... Notwithstanding the fact that silver shortages at the end of the 18th century saw very few British silver coins struck, the 1787 Shilling and Sixpence both circulated in Australia in the 1790s and early 1800s. Struck in the year that the First Fleet GB 1787 SILVER SIXPENCE VF

121 112

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AF690

set sail from England, and much admired for the superb portrait of George III and armorial magnificence of the reverse, this historic Proclamation Era silver pair is graded VF. GB 1787 SILVER SHILLING VF

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275 255

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Spanish Silver – struck in the year of Settlement! Inextricably linked with sunken treasure, pirates and Spain’s conquest of the New World, the Spanish Silver Dollar (or legendary ‘Pieces of Eight’) enjoys a renown that extends well beyond numismatics. Sought after

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worldwide, this famous coin is particularly relevant to Australians – especially examples dated 1788, as here. To Australians, there is no doubt that the Charles III 1788 Spanish-American Silver 8 Reales ‘Bust’ type is the most desirable of the entire series. The world’s pre-eminent trade coin of the time, struck at the

Mexico Mint in the year of European Settlement, this highly symbolic date is scarce in any grade and seldom offered in this country.

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295

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Exploring Australia’s Convict Past… IN PURE, PRESTIGIOUS .9999 GOLD! Defined by unprecedented presentation, exclusive limited availability and beautifully designed .9999 fine gold coins, this prestigious new release from the Royal Australian Mint forms a fascinating exploration of Australia’s colonial heritage. An inspired project on the part of the RAM, this richly historic collection comprises six Australian legal tender $5 coins – each crafted to Proof quality from 1/25oz of pure .9999 gold. Each of those six coins honours one of the ‘Australian Convict Sites’ officially inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2010, recognising the ‘outstanding universal value’ of the sites according to the World Heritage Convention.

The first two coins, available for immediate delivery, along with the magnificent leatherette wallet, information booklet and numbered Certificate of Authenticity, pay homage to Sydney’s Hyde Park Barracks and Tasmania’s Port Arthur. The next two .9999 fine Gold Proofs, honouring equally

historic Australian Convict Sites, will be delivered in May, with the final instalment of your collection arriving in September. An extremely exclusive opportunity for our clients to delve into the nation’s convict past, a mere 3,000 of these precious metal collections will be issued by the

Royal Australian Mint. Secure your piece of Australian history at Official Issue Price!

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720

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2011 $5 CONVICT HERITAGE SITES 1/25oz GOLD PROOF COLLECTION Official Issue Price AR963

Exclusive! Worldwide mintage restricted to just 3,000 collections! ■ Comprises six 14mm .9999 fine 1/25oz gold coins – first two available now! ■ Set in a leatherette wallet, housed in a leatherette covered outer box ■ Features information booklet and three numbered Certificates of Authenticity ■ Includes bonus Australia Post stamp sheet depicting historic convict sites ■

The 6-coin set will be presented in a 205mm x 200mm x 18mm soft leatherette coin wallet, set inside a 330mm x 330mm x 40mm soft leatherette box, complete with a stamp sheet, an information booklet and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Rum Rebellion Holey Dollar! BACK IN STOCK AT DOWNIES! A release of immense originality, great quality and surprising limited availability, the 2008 Rum Rebellion Holey Dollar & Dump 1oz Silver Proof is virtually never seen on the market. Indeed, even we have not been able to offer this spectacular Perth Mint Australian legal tender commemorative for the best part of three years! Until now! Given the quality of this release, and the low mintage of 3,000, it was always going to be a question of when, not if, the 2008

Rum Rebellion Holey Dollar & Dump 1oz Silver Proof would sell out – especially given the unique nature of the presentation. Honouring the bicentenary of the Australia’s only military uprising, which saw Governor Bligh overthrown by the NSW Corps in 1808, this commemorative is the first – and only – full-colour Holey Dollar and only such issue created in this shape! An unexpected opportunity to secure one of the most desirable issues of

2008, we have eight examples of this unparalleled precious metal Proof in stock – each housed in an official case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

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US$ Comprising 1oz .999 silver, this unique issue features TWO Australian legal tender coins – a 40.60mm Holey Dollar, hosting a full-colour 22mm x 13mm oblong 20c Dump bearing the famous illustration of Bligh’s ignominious arrest

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NEW Anzac Day $1!

An important, affordable keepsake of Australia’s key day of national commemoration, and a must-have for those who own the 2009 and 2010 issues, the latest in the Perth Mint’s popular Anzac Day Series specifically honours the Royal Australian Air Force.

The perfect way to honour Australia’s ‘Flying Fighters’ – and all those who have served the nation during wartime – this distinctive 30.60mm Anzac Day $1 Australian legal tender type is

beautifully presented in a full-colour, official Perth Mint card. 2011 $1 ANZAC DAY AL-BR BU Official Issue Price

1295

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FIRST IN THE SERIE S

A powe commemorative, bearing a poignant design upon its 30.60mm diameter flan, this one-year-only tribute to the Royal Australian Navy is set in an official, 2010 $1 ANZAC DAY Perth Mint card – BU -BR AL available Official Issue Price and is still able US$ ord aff A$ 12 at the 1295 Price! ue Iss l icia Off AQ879

A unique, one-year-only 30.20mm diameter BU type, housed within an official card, the first issue of the Perth Mint’s Anzac Day Series symbolises the duty of all Australians to never forget 2009 $1 ANZAC DAY the sac rifice of AL-BR BU tho se wh o have A$ US$ 2795 26 defended the AP760 nation.

A poignant tribute

which brought an end to four years of An official issue slaughter in World of Britain’s Royal War I. Mint, this beautifully Set in an official fulldesigned medallion colour pack, this uniqu pays homage to e 28.40mm medallion Remembrance Day features the iconic – the anniversary poppy and the time an of the signing of d date of the Armistice the Armistice on on the reverse, with a ha 11 November 1918, nd dropping a gun united

SELDOM OFFERED Among the most admired issues of the RAM’s long-running Mintmark Series, the 2005 Gallipoli $1 is a crucial, deeply poignant Australian military commemorative. Beyond its obvious attraction to those interested in Australia’s military history, this haunting tribute to the Gallipoli campaign is crucial to anyone assembling a complete

$1 collection. Not issued for circulation, we have a just a few examples of the seldom offered 25mm al-br Unc B and M Mintmark issues in stock – each set in a RAM pack. 2005 $1 GALLIPOLI B & M MINTMARK AL-BR UNC

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EMBLEM OF AUSTRALIA

with the Anzac Spirit, this Australia’s first unifying iconic emblem is superbly military symbol after recreated as a 27mm Collar Federation in 1901, the Badge. Rising Sun Badge has been worn by RISING SUN Aussie diggers COLLAR BADGE REPLICA for well over a century. Instantly A$1495 US$14 AP713 associated

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with falling poppies on the obverse. A poignant, official tribute, and top value-for-money at A$9.95. REMEMBRANCE DAY POPPY MEDALLION

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Beyond the call of duty

The British most Empire’s most famous prestigious award military for bravery in medal – wartime, instituted complete by Queen Victoria with corre ct ribbon in 1856 during – this detailed, the Crimean full-size, die-cast War, the Victoria reproduction is Cross has a long, a must-have for distinguished anyone history. Receiving interested in its first VC in 1901, Australia’s Australia has since rich milita ry built a powerful heritage. VC tradition, with Original 98 being awarded examples to Australian can fetch servicemen. A$1m or more, but this authentic An impressive replica can be VICTORIA CROSS tribute to what is MEDAL REPLICA arguably the world’s yours for a mere A$ US$ A$39.95! 3995 37 AN140

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Stunnin silver va g lue just A$22 at !

We Will Remember Them… A tremendously affordable way for our clients to pay homage to the sacrifice, courage and determination of all those who have defended the Australian nation during times of war, this sparkling new silver coin is a musthave for all

patriotic Australians at just A$22 apiece. A brilliantly designed legal tender military commemorative, instantly provoking thoughts of the haunting sounds of The Last Post, the 2011 $10 We Will Remember Them Silver BU carries a highly frosted design of an Australian Army bugler,

contrasting superbly against the shining mirror field. Indeed, although technically struck to Brilliant Uncirculated standard, this 26mm diameter legal tender issue is more Proof than BU – as the image below attests. More than just a meaningful, beautifully designed military commemorative, this sparkling new 10 gram, 50% silver $10 also represents an

affordable way for our clients to add a genuine precious metal coin to their collection. With metal prices continuing to soar, many collectors feel that silver coins are now out of reach – but not any more! Fantastic value for your collector dollar, this distinctive tribute to Australia’s proud military heritage represents simply outstanding value-formoney at just A$22. An especially appropriate acquisition as we approach Australia’s most important day of national

commemoration – Anzac Day – only 2,000 of the 2011 $10 We Will Remember Them Silver BU will be housed within this special case. A Certificate of Authenticity is also included, confirming the overall mintage of 50,000 – a tiny figure given the affordability of this poignant new $10 silver coin.

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NAURU 2011 $10 WE WILL REMEMBER THEM SILVER BU SH099

An official legal tender issue, each silver coin carries the RankBroadley portrait of Elizabeth II on the obverse

Explosive full-colour tribute! Highlighted by flawless quality, superb presentation, stunning full-colour and, with just 1,500 sets issued, strictly limited availability, this official Perth Mint issue is a truly explosive tribute to the key tank types employed during WWII. Introduced in basic form in WWI, the tank rose to prominence early in WWII, with Germany using this menacing metallic monolith to crash through Allied defences in the blitzkrieg of

Western Europe. Quickly considered essential for strategic success, the tank was ultimately utilised by many nations during the conflict. Honouring some of the ‘Big Guns’ of WWII, this 5-coin legal tender collection from Australia’s precious metal specialists celebrates Germany’s VI Tiger, the USA’s M4 Sherman, the USSR’s T34, Britain’s A22 Churchill and Japan’s Type 97 Chi Ha. Individually brilliant, each of the five coins captures the distinctive traits of one of the aforementioned tanks in high-relief Proof quality. Measuring a crown-sized 40.60mm, each .999 silver coin

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is also highlighted by a full-colour backdrop, incorporating the national emblem of the relevant country. A powerful tribute to a major advance in military technology, we have just a few sets left in stock – each presented within an official Perth Mint case in an army-green outer box, complete with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

525

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TUVALU 2010 $1 TANKS OF WWII 1oz SILVER PROOF COLLECTION AR480

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Rare Thick & Thin $5 types – serials exactly 100 digits apart! PRINTED EITHER SIDE OF THE CHANGE IN PLATES! A startling opportunity, we can offer 1995 $5 Fraser/Evans Thick & Thin Bands Consecutive Prefix Pairs with serial numbers exactly 100 digits apart – pairs comprising notes printed directly before and directly after a change in printing plates created the Thin Bands $5! Issued in the first year of the re-coloured polymer $5 series, the standard $5 features ‘thick’ orientation bands at the top and bottom of the note, with about 7 white lines in each. Conversely, the scarce Thin Bands $5 features twice as many white lines, creating a much finer look to the bands. The change in type was caused when plates were replaced with plates bearing different artwork.

A desirable Normal – combination under thick bands any circumstances, this particular Thick & Thin Bands $5 Pair represents an especially attractive acquisition. Bearing Consecutive Prefixes HM and IA, the serials of the two different $5 types are exactly 100 digits apart – meaning they were printed immediately before and immediately after the changeover of the plates! The chance of Thin bands finding these notes in variety An astonishing find, each of the Thick & Thin may not seem to be consecutive, one must this format from your $5 Pairs carry serials that are exactly 100 bear in mind that the $5 series is defined by change is incredibly digits apart – as well as consecutive prefixes, prefixes that always end at ‘M’ – eg BA-BM, HM and IA. Although the prefixes HM and IA CA-CM, DA-DM etc. small – the chance of finding them in Unc, as here, is virtually nil. well as a pair of Never before offered Consecutive Pairs, with by Downies, we have US$ US$ all notes sourced from 273 546 this exceedingly rare original bundles and 1995 $5 THICK & THIN 1995 $5 THICK & THIN combination available in strictly Uncirculated BAND CONSEC PREFIX BAND CONSEC PREFIX as a single pair, as PAIR UNC PAIR CONSEC PAIR OF condition.

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First & Last Prefix $5 Types! As a result of our purchase of original RBA bundles, you now have the opportunity to obtain an example of virtually every standard $5 type issued from 1997 until 2002 – as a set of single notes, as a set of Consec Pairs AND as a set of Consec Runs of Five! A near-comprehensive overview of the last years of the Macfarlane/Evans signature combination

and the first year of the Macfarlane/Henry signature combination, we have 11 different notes in stock. Each annual issue from 1997 to 2002 is represented by a First Prefix note, a general circulation note AND a Last Prefix note – all in Unc! An interesting overview of this period of currency production, the real importance of this offer lies in the inclusion of

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every First and Last Prefix note issued from 1997 to 2002, barring the extremely scarce 1997 Macfarlane/Evans JB07 Last Prefix. A field of huge potential – with the 1995 $5 KC95 Last Signature Prefix (now A$2,500), and 1996 $5 EA96 Last Annual Prefix (now A$750) just two examples – this is your chance to get into a lucrative area of banknote collecting ‘on the ground floor’.

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1997-2002 $5 COLLECTION (11 notes) UNC KC800

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1997-2002 $5 CONSEC PAIR COLLECTION (22 notes) UNC KC801

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1997-2002 $5 CONSEC RUN OF FIVE COLLECTION (55 notes) UNC KC802

For individual examples of each type, please see the Order Form

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THE NEW 2011 SANDS OF G Ordinary People, Paying homage to the extraordinary service rendered by ordinary Australians during times of war, the 2011 Sands of Gallipoli Medallion Collection is available now at Downies! An outstanding military commemorative, the latest in this highly popular series is underpinned, as always, by glorious Proof quality, exquisite presentation, strictly limited availability AND, crucially, genuine sand from the beaches of Gallipoli.

GREAT VALUE! A high-quality accessory, the 2011 Sands of Gallipoli Lapel Pin enables you to display your national pride for all to see. Proudly produced in Australia, the 15mm x 20mm Lapel Pin is finished in antique bronze, and bears an engraved portrayal of Simpson and the 2011 SANDS donkey. Set upon a OF GALLIPOLI card, and top value LAPEL PIN at just A$8.95. AS263

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‘Caring for the Injured’, ‘Farewelling Lost Mates’ and ‘Commemoration’. Arguably the most important element of this exceptional set is the presence of genuine sand from Gallipoli. The silent witness to the slaughter of the Anzacs as they stormed the tiny beach at Anzac Cove on the 25th of April 1915, the vial of real sand set within the stunning timber case makes

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2011 SANDS OF GALLIPOLI KEYRING

Forming a compelling chronicle of the ill-fated campaign in the Dardanelles, this handsome presentation includes six beautifully designed medallions – each telling part of the tale of Gallipoli. Crafted from brass, plated in silver and finished in precisely frosted gold, the six medallions represent ‘Landing’, ‘Fighting’, ‘Wounded in Action’,

Bearing an engraved portrayal of Simpson and the Donkey, with the Rising Sun Hat Badge design on the other side, the 2011 Sands of Gallipoli Keyring provides a daily reminder of the extraordinary service of the Anzacs. Finished in antique bronze, and set on a card, this 40mm A$ 95 9 keyring is priced for all US$ 25 9 Australians to enjoy at A$9.95.

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Enshrining the most potent symbol of the extraordinary service given by our Aussie diggers during all wars – the Man with the Donkey – this superbly detailed bronze figurine is defined by exceptional quality, imposing dimensions and, perhaps most importantly, genuine sand from the beaches of Gallipoli. An intricately detailed work of art that you will be proud to own and display, this poignant military commemorative has been coldcast from bronze, and stands a commanding 240mm tall. A must-have for anyone interested in Australia’s rich military heritage, and a prestigious gift, each Man with the Donkey figurine is set upon a plinth,

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for easy display, with the vial of real sand from Anzac Cove set into the plaque that adorns the base. An affordable acquisition at less than A$100, this unique bronze figurine

is beautifully presented within an illustrated, informative box.

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GALLIPOLI SERIES UNVEILED! Extraordinary Service A$ 195 this the most authentic tribute to the courage, determination and selfsacrifice of the Anzacs that one could imagine. Capturing a unique piece of Australian history, this sumptuous collection also offers you the chance to help Aussie diggers in the future. Part of the proceeds from all Sands of Gallipoli issues will be donated to

the RSL, with an incredible A$500,000 already raised by the series! ■

Includes six 50mm Proof medallions, each plated in silver and gold Highlighted by a vial of genuine sand from the beaches of Gallipoli

A massive 50mm in diameter!

Beautifully designed, He may have been born in the northeast this massive 50mm of England, but ‘The medallion forms Man with the Donkey’ a powerful tribute is emblematic of the to the sacrifice of selfless service of all ordinary Australian Aussie diggers during servicemen in all WWI. Set on a card, Theatres of War and also depicting since the nation the iconic Rising Sun united at Federation Badge, this imposing in 1901. medallion is within the Finished in antique reach of all Australians bronze, each at less than A$15. medallion is graced with a portrayal of the ultimate symbol of 2011 SANDS A$ 1495 that sacrifice – John OF GALLIPOLI US$ Simpson Kirkpatrick. MEDALLION 14 AS265

Exclusive! Worldwide limited edition restricted to 2,500 sets Set in a timber case (220mm x 295mm) with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity

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LIMITED EDITION JUST 2,500 SETS!

Strictly limited edition! Outstanding value at just A$98 for two huge 50mm silver and gold plated Proofs, and graced with genuine sand from the beaches where the Anzacs landed in April 1915, this memorable presentation forms an affordable way to experience the exquisite medallic art of the 2011 Sands of Gallipoli Series. Housed in a high-quality steel and leatherette case, the 2011 Sands of Gallipoli Proof Medallion Pair incorporates two of the medallions found in the above collection – Caring for the Injured and Commemoration. Representing the courage and mateship so readily apparent during the Gallipoli

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Campaign, and the duty of all Australians to remember the sacrifice of those who served, this dynamic duo looks magnificent finished in silver and gold. The defining feature of the series, each set also features genuine sand from the beaches upon which so many Aussie diggers gave their lives in the defence of freedom, united with a Rising Sun Badge replica. A strictly limited edition, a mere 5,000 sets will be issued – each accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. 2011 SANDS OF GALLIPOLI PROOF MEDALLION PAIR

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Downies Sale 307 – a breathtaking success! CONSIGNMENTS FOR SALE 308 CLOSE SOON! A tremendous start to what is developing into a massive year for numismatics, Downies Australian Coin Auctions Sale 307 was a stunning success. Pre-sale activity for the sale surpassed all in recent memory, with the auction ultimately registering an 87%+ clearance rate and a total of A$1.1m in final hammer prices. Our largest offering of ancients and antiquities was swamped by demand, with 97% of lots sold, with similarly spectacular results achieved for English and other hammered coinage. Our next auction, to be held in Melbourne on 5, 6 and 7 July 2011, is already shaping up

late! The closing date for consignments to Sale 308 is the end of April, and if you are interested in taking advantage of the booming market, our Auction Manager Chris Meallin would love to talk to you. Chris can be reached by phone on (03) 8677 8806 to make an appointment or, alternatively, he is in attendance at all ANDA Shows around Australia. Just a few of the advantages of consigning to Downies – Australia’s oldest and most respected numismatic auction house…

to be one of our most exciting sales ever. A host of mouth-watering material has already been consigned to Sale 308, including some items never previously seen by Downies. Along with an outstanding range of predecimal and decimal Australian coins and notes, Sale 308 will also see an array of crucial Australiana go under the hammer – including material pertaining to HMAS Sydney/SMS Emden, an HMAS Sydney II Bartolomeo Corleoni medal and a range of Internment Camps coins and notes. If you are keen to have part or all of your treasured collection offered alongside these gems, then it’s not too

Advice on all facets of your collection Attractive commission rates and full insurance The booming numismatic market – as illustrated by the success of Sale 307 Illustrated full-colour catalogue & global exposure via the Net Numerous presale viewing opportunities Top prices and net higher proceeds to consignors

Scarce in all grades…

Defined by the splendid youthful portrait of Queen Victoria, and the armorial magnificence of the reverse, Australia’s 22-carat gold Shield Sovereigns are, put simply, among the most beautiful gold coins in the history of numismatics. The only Australian sovereign series

scarcer across all to feature the grades. Shield reverse, in Highly sought after this exquisite co by d worldwide, we have ue was iss a small stock of the Sydney and nts Mi sovereigns from this e urn Melbo 87 crucial Australian from 1871 to 18 n tai Bri series in pleasing er aft – long ndition ceased to strike the Very Fine co Mints of d e an org tes Ge da St – e type. Th e. oic our ch and the Dragon design, which was used until the end of the sovereign series in 1931, was also US$ 601 struck by both mints, but, although exact 1871-87 SHIELD mintage figures are VEREIGN Very Fine SO ield unknown, the Sh AS236 type is considered

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2011 – Super Silver Selection! extraordinary demand for tangible assets, with silver bullion high on the list of targets. The 300,000-coin mintage of the Perth Mint’s 2010 $1 Kookaburra Silver BU, for example, completely sold out, with the increased, 800,000-coin mintage of China’s 2010 Panda also devastated by demand.

Defined by great variety, imposing dimensions, pure precious metal, government-backed legal tender status AND fantastic value-formoney, silver crowns have always been hotly pursued – but never more so than right now. The global financial crisis has triggered

The 100,000-coin mintage of Britain’s Britannia has sold out for each of the last SEVEN years, whilst, incredibly, demand for the US $1 Silver Eagle has seen the US Mint strike more than 50 million of this sought after coin over 2008 and 2009!

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legal tender tribute to the rare, worldrenowned Panda ■ Among the world’s most highly sought after Crowns, each coin measures 40mm in diameter Struck to BU quality from 1oz of pure .999 silver – must-have collector piece

USA 2011 Eagle $1

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Unites the powerful Eagle reverse with the graceful Walking Liberty design An official US Mint issue, and well-known as the world’s most collected 1oz coin Struck from .999 fine silver, the legal tender $1 Silver Eagle BU measures 40mm

Austria 2011 1.5€ Philharmonic

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A stunning 40mm tribute to this gargantuan African beast – struck to BU quality ■ Official legal tender of Somalia – comprising a troy ounce of pure, prestigious .999 silver An affordable acquisition, and a must-have for every Silver Crown collection

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First of Canada’s stunning new $5 Wildlife Series – celebrating the noble wolf Each 38mm struck from 1oz .9999 silver – world’s highest level of silver purity! A new addition to this key collector field – must-have for all Crown collectors!

Somalia 2011 Elephant 100Sh A$

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world’s most desirable silver coins – depicts Angel of Independence ■ Struck to flawless BU quality from a troy ounce of .999 silver – measures 40mm An essential element of every serious Silver Crown collection – and top value!

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Bearing Canada’s most recognisable symbol of national identity – the Maple The world’s purest silver coin, each 38mm diameter $5 struck to .9999 purity Legal tender, each 1oz $5 defined by flawless Royal Canadian Mint BU quality

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Canada 2011 Wolf $5

Canada 2011 Maple Leaf $5 A$

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plus Canada’s brand new Silver Wolf $5! – this is your chance to make a decisive move into this leading field of collecting.

Mexico 2011 Libertad

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Bears Britannia Seated design – used for all predecimal pennies since Charles II (1660-85) ■ Measuring 40mm in diameter, each Royal Mint coin also features the Union Jack Struck to rigorous Unc quality, each legal tender £2 comprises 1oz pure silver

Making sure our clients got a piece of the action in 2011, we have secured stock of the key Silver Crowns from around the globe. Including the most important annual issues of this fascinating area – the US $1 Eagle, Canada’s $5 Maple, Britain’s £2 Britannia, Australia’s $1 Koala,

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■ Bears famous Philharmonic design, so well known from Austria’s gold series ■ The fourth issue in the world’s first silver bullion series denominated in Euros Measuring 37mm in diameter, each coin is struck from a troy ounce of .999 silver

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Australia 2011 Koala $1

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Unique, one-year-only tribute to Australia’s iconic Koala – struck by the Perth Mint Comprising a troy ounce of .999 silver – struck to immaculate Specimen quality Official Australian legal tender, each $1 BU coin measures 40.60mm in diameter

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r e g i T e i s s a T e Th in pure gold! n In 1936, the last know a’s ali str Au of ple exam unique, exotic d Tasmanian Tiger die at Hobart Zoo. Now, some 75 years later, the last example of the 2011 $100 Tasmanian Tiger 1oz Gold Proof will soon be gone as t well. One of the fines d ue iss be to ins co gold this year, creating havoc amongst gold , collectors worldwide ge nta mi um xim the ma of just 150 is already on the brink of a complete sell out! Crafted to exquisite Proof quality by Swiss precious metal specialists Produits Artistiques Métaux Précieux, and indisputably one of the finest full-colour legal tender coins we have ever offered, the overwhelming interest is no surprise at all.

Capturing perfectly the e distinctive appearanc er, Tig n nia ma Tas of the with the full-colour design produced in fully struck-up high relief, this numismatic masterpiece has naturally been targeted by serious collectors across the globe. With this imposing 38.61mm .9999 gold 1oz $100 g coin also commandin se tho of n tio en the att entranced by the unique beauty, rarity and prestige of the world’s favourite precious metal – as well as those seeking coins defined by extremely exclusive limited availability – there is no doubt that the tiny maximum mintage of 150 will be reached – and oversubscribed.

Offered on a h subscription basis, wit orders taken only until 15 April 2011, you must not ignore this final

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issue, An official legal tender trait of por f klou Ma l hae Rap with the erse, obv the on II th abe Queen Eliz 99 .99 E NC OU Y TRO E each ON ished fine gold Proof is distingu bering – by individual edge-num Certificate of matching the numbered each coin! ying pan om acc y ticit Authen

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