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Qty A$ Price The Tasmanian Devil! Tuvalu 2013 $1 Tasmanian Devil 1oz Silver Proof $109.00 New RAM 2013 Sets! 2013 Mining Two-Coin Unc Set $20.00 2013 Mining Two-Coin Proof Set $55.00 2013 Mint Set w/Free Platypus Booklet $32.50 2013 Proof Set w/Free Platypus Booklet $130.00 2013 Proof & Mint Set Pair w/FREE 1937-56 Zoological Stamps Fine Used & 2 FREE Platypus Booklets $162.50 2013 Baby Proof Set $125.00 2013 Baby Mint Set $45.00 2013 Wedding Proof Set $145.00 2013 Annual Set Collection (7) w/FREE Gifts $549.50 Mid October 12 Money Page 1 The 1897 Diamond Jubilee Sovereign 1897 Queen Victoria Veiled Head Gold Sovereign EF $745.00 Page 2 The Heroes of Kokoda Kokoda Campaign Bronze Figurine $98.00 2012 $2 Remembrance Day ‘C’ Mintmark Unc $12.95 Kokoda Campaign Commemorative Medallion $10.00 Kokoda Campaign Brass Lapel Pin $6.00 2012 50c 70th Anniversary Of The Kokoda Trail Cu-Ni Unc $9.00 Page 3 The Battle for Australia Niue 2012 $1 The Battle For Australia Silver Proof Collection (4) $380.00 Pages 4 & 5 Australia’s First Stamps - in gold! 1913 First Australian Stamps Gold Replica Set w/FREE Original Stamps In Pack $175.00 First Australian Stamps Pack (2 FU Stamps) $14.95 Page 6 Sydney Olympics Hoard! 2000 $5 Sydney Olympic Games Al-Br BU (coin of our choice) $9.95 2000 $5 Sydney Olympic Games Al-Br Set Of 5 BU $39.95 2000 $5 Sydney Olympic Games 1oz Silver Proof (coin of our choice) $60.00 Page 7 Perth Mint Perfection 2013 50c Birds Of Australia Red-Tailed Black Cockatoo 1/2oz Silver Proof $67.50 2013 50c Bush Babies II Possum 1/2oz Silver Proof $67.50 2012 50c Bush Babies II Kookaburra 1/2oz Silver Proof $67.50 2012 $1 Young Collectors Animal Athletes Al-Br BU Complete Collection $94.70 2012 $1 Young Collectors Rocket Frog Al-Br BU $14.95 2012 $1 Young Collectors Rhinoceros Beetle Al-Br BU $14.95 2012 $1 Young Collectors Sailﬁsh Al-Br BU $14.95 2012 $1 Young Collectors Cheetah Al-Br BU $14.95 2012 $1 Young Collectors Monarch Butterﬂy Al-Br BU $14.95 2012 $1 Young Collectors Boxing Kangaroos Al-Br BU w/Album $19.95 Page 8 The Land of the Pharaohs BVI 2012 $10 Egypt Nefertiti Bust-shaped 1oz Silver Proof $169.00 France 2012 10€ UNESCO – Egypt Abu Simbel Silver Proof $89.50 Egypt Coin Pack (7) $19.95 Cook Islands 2012 $10 Biggest Ounce – Egypt 1oz Silver Proof $115.00 Page 9 Early Christmas Crackers Kiribati 2012 $5 Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer Ruby Silver Proof $99.00 Kiribati 2012 $20 Christmas Tree Cut Out 2oz Silver Proof $339.00 Benin 2010 100 Francs Christmas Tree Scent Colour Silver-plated BU $49.95 Pages 10 & 11 A philatelic feast! 1942-56 Zoological Set With WMK And No WMK MUH (11 Stamps) $28.95 Available As Blocks Of 4 MUH (44 Stamps) SAVE A$16 $99.80 1930 2d & 5d George V Portrait Surcharge Pair MUH $19.95 1963 7/6 & 75c Captain Cook Stamp Pair MUH $24.95 Available As Pair Of Blocks Of 4 MUH SAVE A$10 $89.80 1937 Robes Stamp Trio MUH $295.00 1929 1½d Red Swan Block Of 4 MUH $9.95 1941 Surcharges Trio MUH $8.95 Available As Blocks Of 4 Set Of 3 MUH (12 Stamps) SAVE A$6 $29.80 1948-58 High Value Pictorial Set With WMK And No WMK MUH (7 Stamps) $59.80 Available As Blocks Of 4 MUH (28 Stamps) SAVE A$40 $198.90 Subtotal Column One
Total AL943 AU152 AU160 AU154 AT984 AQ566 AS946 AU110 AT985 AT986 AT988 AU087 AU097 AT471 AT445 AT815 AT924
1929 3d Green Airmail Stamp MUH Available As Block Of 4 MUH 1953-54 3½d & 2/- Tasmania Sesquicentenary Blocks Of 4 Set MUH (12 Stamps) 1937-41 3d Blue & Brown George VI Stamp Pair MUH Page 12 Gemstone Lunar Kilos 2013 $30 Lunar Snake Gemstone Kilo Silver Specimen 2010 $30 Lunar Tiger Gemstone Kilo Silver Specimen 2012 $30 Lunar Dragon Gemstone Kilo Silver Specimen On The Order Form… 2012 $1 Christmas Locket 1oz Silver Proof 2013 $1 Lunar Snake Gilded 1oz Silver BU 2013 $1 Lunar Snake Gilded 1oz Silver BU Capsule Only 2013 $1 Lunar Snake Colour 1oz Silver Proof 2012 50c Tetra-Decagon Lunar Dragon Australia-shaped Pack Cu-Ni Unc Fiji 2012 $10 Cities At Night – London 1oz Silver Proof 2012 $5 Perth ANDA Show Capital Town Hall Antique Unc 2012 $5 Brisbane ANDA Show Brisbane City Hall Antique Unc 2012 $5 Melbourne ANDA Show Town Hall Antique Unc 2012 $5 Sydney ANDA Show Capital Town Hall Antique Unc
Qty A$ Price $19.95 $79.80
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Australian Christmas Locket! Highligh by a transparent Highlighted locket packed with an array of locke bbrightly br ig coloured semi-precious ggemstones, and graced with ge a joyous abstract snowﬂake design on the reverse, this d inspired Australian legal tender i coin c from the Perth Mint would make an absolutely fabulous m Christmas gift. Struck to C Proof quality from iimmaculate m 11oz o .999 ﬁne silver, this unique 440.60mm 40.6 0 660m Australian Christmas coin is strictly limited co to a tiny worldwide mintage of just 5,000, with each $1 set within a beautifully illustrated presentation card.
2012 $1 CHRISTMAS LOCKET 201 20 1oz SILVER PROOF Official Issue Price AU110
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Finished in 24-carat GOLD! Sure to be highly sought after worldwide, as one of few selectively gold-plated Australian legal tender annual issues, the Perth Mint’s new 2013 Year of the Snake design looks absolutely magniﬁcent ﬁnished in the world’s favourite precious metal. height of Specimen Struck to the he quality from a troy ounce of .999 ﬁne silver, and a most prestigious gift p for those born in the t Year of the Snake – Yea 1917, 1929, 1941, 19 1953, 1965, 1977, 1 1989 and 2001 – each 45.60mm Australian legal tender coin is set in an ofﬁcial Mint case with a numbered Certiﬁ cate of C Authenticity. Au
A ﬁne tribute to the upcoming Lunar New Year, and underpinned by an immaculate Proof strike, a superb full-colour design and ofﬁcial Perth Mint presentation packaging, this unique Australian legal tender coin has a strictly limited worldwide mintage of just 10,000. Struck from a troy ounce of .999 ﬁne silver, and measuring an expansive 45.60mm in diameter, each A$ coin is set in 2013 $1 LUNAR SNAKE an ofﬁcial case COLOUR 1oz SILVER PROOF with a numbered Official Issue Price Certiﬁcate of AT988 Authenticity.
2013 $1 LUNAR SNAKE GILDED 1oz SILVER BU Official Issue Price AT985
pursued by Certain to be hotly h full-colour coin collectors, as well as those who missed out on the Perth Mint’s standard 1oz Snake Silver Proof – sold out on the day of issue! – the 2013 $1 Lunar Snake Colour 1oz Silver Proof is sure to be available for a limited time only.
2013 $1 LUNAR SNAKE GILDED 1oz SILVER BU CAPSULE ONLY AT986
Australia’s first 14-sided coin! UNIQUE MAP OF AUSTRALIA TRALIA PACK! Underpinned by the originality of the coin, the strictlyy limited availability, the outstanding value-for-money and, most of all, the he quintessentially Aussie presentation, the 2012 50c Tetra-Decagon Dragon Australia Pack Unc has, unsurprisingly, been targeted by collectors ectors worldwide. Notable as the ﬁrst 14-sided Australian legal tender coin, the 2012 50c Tetra-Decagon Dragon Unc is obviously a must-have for every serious Australian collector. A unique, one-year-only Australian legal tender type, and a coin that will not be issued for circulation and never found in change, this distinctive ve 50c issue is simply a must-have for those keen to maintain a complete collection.
2012 50c TETRA-DECAGON LUNAR DRAGON AUSTRALIA-SHAPED PACK CU-NI UNC AU087
Whilst desirable for the coin alone, the unprecedented ed nature of the presentation packaging – and the remarkably arkably affordable price of just A$12.50 – will naturally heighten ghten demand for this truly Australian release. Set within a freestanding ‘Map of Australia’ acrylic frame and housed oused in a sturdy, custom-made presentation outer, this is the perfect, and perfectly Australian, way to show off your our new acquisition.
London at night – captured in colour! TINY WORLDWIDE MINTAGE JUST 3,500! Capturing one of the world’s ﬁnest cities in the glory of full-colour, Downies is delighted to have secured an allocation of this exclusive, unusual rectangular legal tender issue – depicting the city of London at night! A fascinating concept, celebrating one of the world’s greatest cities, this large, impressive legal tender $10 coin is crafted to the ﬁnest Proof quality from a troy ounce of .999 ﬁne silver. Measuring a massive 53mm by 36mm, the expansive frame of this unique precious metal Proof forms the perfect venue for the stunning amalgam of images portraying the capital of the United Kingdom. A lovely memento for anyone who has visited London, the full-colour motif unites images of the most iconic elements of the city, including Big Ben, the River Thames, the Parliament and the London Eye, along with the Union Jack. An ofﬁcial legal tender issue of Fiji, the obverse is distinguished by the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. An exotic addition to any coin collection, and a must-have for those enchanted by stateof-the-art full-colour minting, this spectacular full-colour coin is surprisingly exclusive. Notwithstanding the anticipated demand for such an extraordinary work of precious metal minting, the mintage has been restricted to a mere 3,500 coins worldwide! With the mintage so low, we were able to secure only a small number of the 2012 $10 Cities at Night London 1oz Silver Proof – each housed in an attractive case with a postcard-style Certiﬁcate of Authenticity featuring a different image of London at night!
Struck to immaculate Proof quality from 1oz of .999 ﬁne silver
Tiny worldwide mintage! Just 3,500 coins struck!
A large, unusual rectangular coin – measures a whopping 53mm x 36mm!
An ofﬁcial legal tender issue, with a face value of $10
Beautifully presented within an impressive pack, set in an outer box
Collector, Dear Coin Col guarantee the We herewith g and authenticity, minting specification wo limitation worldwide. Specification Specifications: coun Issuing country: Face value: Metal: Size: Weight: Quality: Mintage:
Fiji F AUTHENTICITY CERTIFICATE OF Proof
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Complete with an illustrated postcard-format Certiﬁcate of Authenticity depicting London at night
FIJI 2012 $10 CITIES AT NIGHT – LONDON 1oz SILVER PROOF AU097
Tiny mintages – superb designs!
2012 $5 BRISBANE BANE ANDA SHOW W BRISBANE CITY HALL ANTIQUE UNC AT445
2012 $5 MELBOURNE ANDA SHOW TOWN HALL ANTIQUE UNC AT815
2012 $5 SYDNEY ANDA SHOW TOWN HALL ANTIQUE UNC AT924
Whilst undoubtedly sought after for the extremely exclusive limited availability – with each coin having a maximum mintage of just 2,000 – the Royal Australian Mint’s Capital Town Halls $5 Series has attracted most attention due to the skilfully sculpted, intricately detailed architectural designs.
Uncirculated quality from aluminium-zinc-bronze and measuring an expansive 38.74mm in diameter, each of those coins is underpinned by Australian legal tender status, distinctive, ofﬁcial ANDA Show packaging and, importantly, an absolutely tiny mintage.
Capturing the soaring beauty of a wide array of Australia’s most impressive public buildings, we have three different Town Halls $5 Series coins in stock – issued at the Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney ANDA Shows respectively. Struck to the height of
With the Royal Australian Mint melting down those coins not sold at the particular Show, or sold during a limited period of availability on its website, the mintages are incredibly low. Only a fraction of the 2,000 coin mintages exist on the market today.