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RELEASED 6 AUGUST 2013

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Australian Seasons – Spring

NEW RELEASE

2013 1oz Silver Proof Square Coin

Spring is in the air with the fourth release from the colourful Australian Seasons series. Taking place from September to November, spring is the unforgettable period in which Australia comes alive – the weather warms, plant life flourishes, and creatures welcome their young into the world. Struck from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, the reverse of the coin portrays two White Cockatoos framed by vivid Banksia and Wax flowers and a glowing sunset. The inscription SPRING and The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark also appear on the design. Issued as Australian legal tender, each coin is suspended in an elegant latex display case within a themed shipper. Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, no more than 5,000 of the Australian Seasons – Spring coins will be released. Previous Releases: Summer, Autumn, Winter

FINAL COIN IN SERIES

Obverse shown actual size

Item code

Description

13T37DAA 13T37CAA 13T37BAA 13T37AAA

1oz Silver Proof Spring Coin $92.50 1oz Silver Proof Winter Coin $92.50 1oz Silver Proof Autumn Coin $92.50 1oz Silver Proof Summer Coin $92.50

Price


NEW RELEASE

Discover Australia 2013 Gold Proof Coins

This year, the prestigious Discover Australia coin program showcases the best of the outback, with three new stunning designs of the country's most loved fauna in their natural environments. The kangaroo coin's reverse portrays an adult kangaroo set against a bush track and rural scene, while the reverse of the kookaburra coin portrays the iconic bird resting on a tree branch. The featured design on the koala coin depicts the cuddly creature curiously peering through the branches of a eucalyptus tree. The trio is struck from 1/2oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality, with the koala design also available in a rare 1/10oz format. Issued as legal tender of Australia, only 50 of the Discover Australia 2013 1/2oz gold coins and 300 of the Discover Australia – Koala 2013 1/10oz gold coins, from a maximum mintage of 550 of each design, will be presented in a prestigious case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Obverses shown actual size

Item code

Description

1317EAAA 1317ECAA 1317EBAA 1317GBAA

1/2oz Gold Proof Kangaroo Coin 1/2oz Gold Proof Kookaburra Coin 1/2oz Gold Proof Koala Coin 1/10oz Gold Proof Koala Coin

Price $1,345.00 $1,345.00 $1,345.00 $295.00


Australian Koala 2013 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin

NEW RELEASE

2013 DESIGN IN SPECTACULAR HIGH RELIEF

The popular 2013 Australian Koala design is brought to life in high relief with the release of this stunning 99.9% pure silver proof coin. The high relief format of this special issue captures the intricate artistry of the coin's reverse, which portrays an adult koala sitting on the branch of a eucalyptus tree surrounded by gum leaves. Headed by the inscription AUSTRALIAN KOALA, the design also features The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark and the 2013 year-date. Struck in the same style, the depth and detail of the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II is highlighted on the obverse of this stunning collectable. Only 9,000 of these 2013 Australian Koala coins, from a maximum mintage of 10,000, will be presented in a classic display case and illustrated shipper. An accompanying numbered Certificate authenticates this Australian legal tender coin.

Item code

Description

Price

1337DAAA 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Koala Coin $96.00


NEW RELEASE

The Land Down Under – Surfing 2013 1/4oz Gold and 1oz Silver Proof Coins

The final releases of The Land Down Under series pay homage to Australia's enviable lifestyle. With particular emphasis placed on the country's unspoilt coastline and pristine beaches, surfing is synonymous with the Australian way of life. The reverse of the 1/4oz 99.99% pure gold coin is classically struck to portray a female surfer riding an ocean wave, while the contemporary 1oz 99.9% pure silver coin features a male surfer with his surfboard against a colourful beach scene contained within a map of Australia.

FINAL COINS IN 2013 SERIES Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the obverse of each coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Individually housed in a clear presentation case moulded into the shape of Australia and enclosed within a themed shipper, each of the 1,000 gold proof coins and 5,000 silver proof coins is accompanied by a numbered Certificate. Previous Releases: Sydney Opera House, Didgeridoo, Captain James Cook Item code

Description

Obverses shown smaller than actual sizes of 20.60mm and 40.60mm Price

131127FDAA 1/4oz Gold Proof Surfing Coin $675.00 131227DDAA 1oz Silver Proof Surfing Coin $92.50


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Young Collectors 'Experience It!' – Skiing 2013 $1 Coin in Card Excitement for the 2013 Young Collectors 'Experience It!' series continues to build as The Perth Mint issues the third exhilarating release showcasing skiing. Representing qualities of endurance, skill and athleticism, the coin's coloured reverse shows a skier on the slope of a mountain at sunrise within a stylised geometric border. The inscription SKIING and the $1 monetary denomination are also part of the aluminium bronze coin's design. This Australian legal tender collectable is housed in a coloured presentation card, with illustrations and information about skiing. Previous Releases: Surfing, Snorkelling Future Releases: Horse Riding, Skateboarding, BMX Riding Item code

Description

1320CAAD 1320AAAD 1320BAAD 1320BZAA

$1 Skiing Coin $1 Snorkelling Coin $1 Surfing Coin $1 Surfing Coin in Album

Price $14.95 $14.95 $14.95 $19.95

Obverse shown smaller than actual size of 30.20mm

The Queens' Coronation 2013 Stamp and Coin Cover

Reverses shown actual size

The Perth Mint and Australia Post proudly present the coveted Queens' Coronation Stamp and Coin Cover. Issued in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s th th 60 Anniversary of Coronation and Queen Victoria’s 175 Anniversary of Coronation, this unique collectable includes two uncirculated Australian coins and two official commemorative stamps. The Queen Elizabeth II coin depicts an image of the crown worn for her Coronation ceremony in 1953, and the Queen Victoria coin depicts an image of Queen Victoria's famous miniature diamond crown. Issued as Australian legal tender, each $1 aluminium bronze coin is housed in a beautifully designed card that fits inside a similarly illustrated envelope displaying a 60c and a $2.60 stamp with iconic images from the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, and a postmark for the first day of issue. Item code

Description

Price

13U85ZAA 2013 Coronation Stamp and Coin Cover $24.95


Birds of Australia – Splendid Fairy-wren

NEW RELEASE

2013 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin

FINAL COIN IN SERIES The vibrant Splendid Fairy-wren lands on the highly anticipated final release of the stunning Birds of Australia coin series. Widely distributed in south-west and inland south-east Australia, the Splendid Fairy-wren inhabits dense shrubs and woodlands. Portrayed in colour amid sculptures of Australia's native flora on the coin's reverse, each release is presented in an illustrated shipper with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Struck from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver in beautiful proof quality, this coin is issued as Australian legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. With no more than 10,000 of these Australian Splendid Fairy-wren silver coins to be released, this collectable is set to soar! Previous Releases: Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo, Budgerigar, Regent Bowerbird, Rainbow Lorikeet

Item code

Description

13T07AAA 13T06AAA 13T05AAA 13T04AAA 13T03AAA DCSTDPLAS2

1/2oz Silver Proof Splendid Fairy-wren Coin 1/2oz Silver Proof Rainbow Lorikeet Coin 1/2oz Silver Proof Regent Bowerbird Coin 1/2oz Silver Proof Budgerigar Coin 1/2oz Silver Proof Black-Cockatoo Coin Five-Coin Series Display Sleeve

Price $60.00 $60.00 $60.00 $60.00 $60.00 $14.95


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Australian Bush Babies II – Wombat and Echidna 2013 Stamp and Coin Covers The Australian Bush Babies II Stamp and Cover series comes to completion with a fourth and a final release capturing the innocence and curiosity of an infant wombat and echidna. The reverse of both aluminium bronze coins portray an enchanting image of the young creature in the company of an insect friend, surrounded by fine impressions of native wildflowers. The Australian legal tender collectables are individually housed in a stylish card, within an envelope which either displays a $1.75 wombat stamp or a $2.60 echidna stamp postmarked for the first day of issue, with Australia Post's Seal of Authenticity and official number. Previous Releases: Kookaburra, Possum, Platypus

Reverses shown actual size

FINAL COINS IN THE SERIES Item code

Description

13U77FAA Wombat Stamp and Coin Cover 13U77EAA Echidna Stamp and Coin Cover

Price $15.95 $15.95

Australian Bush Babies II – Wombat 2013 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin A cuddly wombat is proudly displayed on the final release from the popular Australian Bush Babies II silver coin series featuring the famed artistry of illustrator Elise Martinson. Crafted from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, this Australian legal tender collectable features an coloured image capturing the uniqueness of an infant wombat. Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, only 10,000 of these Australian Bush Babies II – Wombat 1/2oz Silver Proof Coins will be released in a display case and shipper portraying more stunning imagery. Previous Releases: Kookaburra, Possum, Platypus, Echidna Item code

Description

13S90AAA 13S89AAA 13S88AAA 13S87AAA 12S86AAA

1oz Silver Proof Wombat Coin 1oz Silver Proof Platypus Coin 1oz Silver Proof Echidna Coin 1oz Silver Proof Possum Coin 1oz Silver Proof Kookaburra Coin

Price $60.00 $60.00 $60.00 $60.00 $60.00

Obverse shown smaller than actual size of 36.60mm


Mythical Creatures – Phoenix 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin The phoenix is the third release of five fantasy creatures from the popular Mythical Creatures series. Struck by The Perth Mint on behalf of Coin Club Australia, the reverse of this 99.9% 1oz pure silver coin portrays the majestic bird rising up from flames of fire, as a symbol of renewal. Only 5,000 of these Tuvalu legal tender coins will be released in a black presentation case and illustrated shipper, with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. For every coin purchased, Coin Club Australia will make a donation of $1 to UNICEF-Australia Commissioned product struck by The Perth Mint. Previous Releases: Unicorn, Griffin Forthcoming Releases: Werewolf, Dragon

Item code

UNICORN COIN ALMOST SOLD OUT

Description

13U97AAA 1oz Silver Proof Phoenix Coin 13U80AAA 1oz Silver Proof Unicorn Coin

Price Obverse shown smaller $99.95 $99.95 than actual size of 40.60mm

Coin releases from 3 September 2013 ? Australian Lunar Series II 2014 Year of the Horse Gold and Silver Proof Coins ? Famous Ships That Never Sailed – Demeter 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin ? Australian Opal Series – Pygmy Possum 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin ? Young Collectors 'Experience It!' – Horseriding 2013 $1 Coin in Card ? Australian Songbirds – Green Catbird 2013 Stamp and Coin Cover ? Australian Kingfishers – Yellow-billed Kingfisher 2013 Stamp and Coin Cover Release dates subject to change without notice

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Perth Mint 2013 August Coin Catalogue  

Browse and buy online the very latest August 2013 gold, silver and base metal coin releases from The Perth Mint. View the catalogue now.

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