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Bulletin Released 1 October 2013

Discover this month's special edition Year of the Horse releases and many more spectacular themed coins.

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Australian Lunar Series II 2014 Year of the Horse Typeset Collection

NEW RELEASE

The annual Typeset Collection is a special offering from The Perth Mint showcasing this year's magnificent 99.9% pure silver Lunar design in four prestigious finishes. Each coin's reverse depicts two horses standing in a stylised landscape of trees, rockery and a river. The Chinese character for 'horse', the inscription 'Year of the Horse' and The Perth Mint's traditional 'P' mintmark also appear in the design. This authentic artistry is portrayed as a: ! Delicately frosted design on a shiny table on the proof coin; ! Highly polished design on a frosted table on the bullion coin; ! Gilded coin which highlights the horses in 24-carat gold; and a ! Coloured coin portraying two brown horses. Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the obverse of each coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2014 year-date and the monetary denomination. Only 1,500 Typeset Collections will be released from the following maximum mintages: 8,500 (proof), 300,000 (bullion), 50,000 (gilded) and 170,000 (coloured). Each set is presented in a classic black and red presentation case and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

LIMIT OF ONE SET PER EXISTING MEMBER until midday 3 October 2013 WST. Obverses shown smaller than actual sizes of 45.60mm Item code

Description

2S1426DZAA

Lunar Horse Typeset Collection

Price $350.00

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NEW RELEASE

Australian Lunar Series II 2014 Year of the Horse 1 Kilo Gemstone Edition

The horse’s visible eye is inset with a sparkling white diamond

The Gemstone Edition celebrates the splendour of the spirited horse, with a white diamond bringing a sparkle to its eye, as it stands beside a companion in a stylised landscape. Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, this stunning coloured release is struck from 1 Kilo of 99.9% pure silver in superb proof quality. The brown hue of the animals is believed to represent the natural earth, while the Chinese character for 'horse', the inscription 'Year of the Horse' and The Perth Mint's ‘P' mintmark complete the design. The obverse of each coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2014 year-date, the monetary denomination and weight and fineness of the coin. Only 5,000 of these coins will be released in a classic black and red presentation case, with an illustrated shipper, and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Available for delivery from 14 October 2013.

Item code

Description

Obverse shown smaller than actual size of 100.60mm Price

2S1406ABAA 1 Kilo Gemstone Coin $1,750.00

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Australian Lunar Series II 2014 Year of the Horse Gold and Silver Proof Coloured Editions

NEW RELEASE

The reverse designs on the Coloured Edition coins beautifully capture the spirit and friendly nature of this carefree creature. The reverse of each 99.99% gold proof coin portrays a brown horse galloping through a stylised scene of mountains and clouds, while the reverse of the 99.9% silver proof coins portray two brown horses standing within a Chinese landscape. Both designs feature the Chinese character for 'horse', the inscription 'Year of the Horse' and The Perth Mint's ‘P' mintmark. The 1oz gold coin will be available for delivery from 14 October 2013. 1oz

1/10oz

1/4oz

Obverses shown smaller than actual sizes of 18.60mm, 22.60mm and 39.34mm

Each gold coin is individually presented in a stylish glossy, black and timberinspired presentation case, and each silver coin is housed in a classic black and red display case. 1oz 1/2oz

Obverses shown smaller than actual sizes of 45.60mm and 36.60mm

Issued as Australian legal tender, no more than 3,000 individual 1oz and 5,000 individual 1/4oz and 1/10oz gold coins will be released by The Perth Mint. Only 10,000 individual 1oz and 1/2oz silver coins will be released. All coins are accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Item code Description 2S1415DDAA 1oz Gold Proof Coloured Coin 2S1415FDAA 1/4oz Gold Proof Coloured Coin 2S1415GDAA 1/10oz Gold Proof Coloured Coin 2S1416DDAA 1oz Silver Proof Coloured Coin 2S1416EDAA 1/2oz Silver Proof Coloured Coin

Price $2,695.00 $695.00 $299.00 $99.00 $63.50

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NEW RELEASE

Australian Lunar Series II 2014 Year of the Horse 1oz Silver Gilded Edition Struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver, the reverse of the Australian Lunar Series II 2014 Year of the Horse special Gilded Edition coin portrays two horses, gilded in 24-carat gold, standing in a stylised landscape displaying trees, rockery and a river. The delicate artistry is complemented by the Chinese character for 'horse', the label 'Year of the Horse' and The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark. In Chinese culture, gold is believed to symbolise wealth and happiness, which makes the gilding on this release an appealing feature for the discerning collector or gift buyer.

Issued as Australian legal tender, only 47,500 of these coins will be released with a numbered Certificate in either a presentation case or capsule, from a maximum mintage of 50,000. A display case to house the coin and others in this series, is available as a separate purchase. Obverse shown smaller than actual size of 45.60mm Item code 2S1406DCAA 2S1406DCBA 08K94AXA

Description 1oz Gilded Coin in Presentation Case 1oz Gilded Coin in Capsule with Certificate 12-Coin Collection Case

Price $94.00 $89.00 $75.00

2014 Year of the Horse Silver Proof Coins Struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, the reverse of each Australian legal tender coin features two horses resting by a river in a stylised Chinese landscape, with the Chinese character for 'horse', the inscription 'Year of the Horse' and The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark completing the design. No more than 8,000 individual 1/2oz coins will be issued from a maximum mintage of 9,000. No more than 500 individual 1 Kilo coins will be released. Each coin is struck in proof quality and comes housed in a classic black and red display case, accompanied by a numbered Certificate.

1Kilo

1/2oz

Item code

Description

Price

2S1416EAAE 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin $63.50 2S1416AAAA 1 Kilo Silver Proof Coin $1,750.00

Obverses shown smaller than actual sizes of 100.60mm and 36.60mm

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150 Anniversary of A.B."Banjo" Paterson

NEW RELEASE

2014 Gold and Silver Proof Coins

Australia's favourite bush poet, Andrew Barton ‘Banjo' Paterson, features on three stunning commemoratives struck from 5oz and 1oz 99.9% pure silver and 1/4oz 99.99% pure gold. Celebrating the 150th anniversary of his birth and his lifelong achievements, the Australian legal tender coins pay homage to Paterson's love of the Australian bush. The reverse of the 5oz silver coin depicts an iconic scene from the ballad The Man from Snowy River in colour. A photographic portrait of the poet is fringed by Banksia flowers, his signature, and the inscription A.B. "BANJO" PATERSON 1864 - 1941. The reverse design on the 1oz silver release portrays a setting from the anthem Waltzing Matilda, featuring a swagman in colour, accompanied by elements featured on the coin's larger companion. The 1/4oz gold coin's reverse presents a photographic portrait of Paterson fringed by Banksia flowers against a background of wild brumbies. His signature, his name and the dates of his life also feature in the design. An extremely limited release, only 250 5oz silver coins are available in a prestigious 5oz wooden display case with a stunning gold foiled $10.00 banknote and 1oz numbered Certificate. 1/4oz The 1/4oz gold coin is strictly limited to a mintage of 500, while no more than 4,000 of the 1oz silver coins will be released. Both of these coins are housed in a Obverses shown smaller than actual black and timber display case with sizes of 60.60mm, 40.60mm and 20.60mm a numbered Certificate. Item code

Description

Price

14T20CAA 1/4oz Gold Proof Banjo Paterson Coin $695.00 14T20BAA 5oz Silver Proof Banjo Paterson Coin $695.00 14T20AAA 1oz Silver Proof Banjo Paterson Coin $99.00


NEW RELEASE

Australian Map Shaped Coin Series – Platypus 2013 1oz Silver Coin

The fourth coin in the iconic Australian Map Shaped Coin Series, which showcases native Australian animals in their natural environment, features the platypus. One of the most amazing creatures on Earth and unique to the continent, the platypus can be found beside freshwater rivers and lakes, where it creates burrows for shelter and protection. A classically struck design of a platypus is set against a coloured tropical rainforest setting with a waterfall. The inscription PLATYPUS also appears in the design with The Perth Mint's traditional 'P' mintmark and the 2013 year-date. Issued as legal tender of Australia, the obverse of the coin portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination. Presented in a grey Perth Mint display case and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, no more than 6,000 of these stunning 1oz 99.9% pure silver coins will be released. Previous Releases: Kookaburra, Emu and Kangaroo

Obverse shown actual size

Forthcoming Releases: Koala and Saltwater Crocodile Item code

Description

Price

13U04AAA 1oz Map Shaped Silver Platypus Coin $104.00


Mythical Creatures – Werewolf

NEW RELEASE

2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin

The Werewolf is the fourth release in the popular Mythical Creatures series. In European folklore, the fabled werewolf is believed to be a human who had the ability to transform into a wolf or hybrid. The coin's reverse portrays a werewolf fiercely prowling in a dense forest beneath a full moon. A medieval banner displays a silhouette of a werewolf and the $1 monetary denomination, with the inscription 'werewolf' featured on a stylised scroll. Struck by The Perth Mint on behalf of Coin Club Australia from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, only 5,000 of these coins will be released for sale worldwide in a brown presentation case and illustrated shipper, accompanied by a numbered Certificate. Each coin is issued as legal tender of Tuvalu, with the coin's obverse depicting the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2013 year-date. For every coin purchased, Coin Club Australia will make a donation of $1 to UNICEF-Australia. Previous Releases: Griffin, Unicorn and Phoenix Forthcoming Release: Dragon Commissioned product struck by The Perth Mint.

PHOENIX COIN ALMOST SOLD OUT Item code

Description

13V45AAA 13U97AAA

1oz Silver Proof Werewolf Coin 1oz Silver Proof Phoenix Coin

Price $99.95 $99.95


NEW RELEASE

Young Collectors ‘Experience It!’ – Skateboarding 2013 $1 Coin in Card The fifth aluminium bronze release in the exciting 'Experience It!' series showcases the skilful art of skateboarding. With its origins as a pastime and mode of transport dating back to the 1940s, skateboarding has become a hugely popular and thrilling activity for children and young adults alike. The coin's coloured reverse portrays a skateboarder performing a trick in a skate park with onlookers in the background, within a stylised geometric border. The inscription SKATEBOARDING, the $1 monetary denomination and The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark also feature in the design. This Australian legal tender collectable is presented in an informative, illustrated presentation card.

Previous Releases: Surfing, Snorkelling, Skiing and Horse Riding Obverse shown smaller than Forthcoming Release: BMX Riding actual size of 30.20mm Item code

Description

1320FAAD

$1 Skateboarding Coin

Price $14.95

Australian Opal Series – The Pygmy Possum 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin The native Pygmy Possum is the fourth Australian animal to feature in The Perth Mint's rare opal series. Struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver, the Australian legal tender proof coin incorporates an inner panel of authentic Australian opal, which displays the mouse-sized pigmy possum sitting on a Banksia branch with blossoms and leaves. Issued as Australian legal tender, the obverse of each coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination. This stunning collectable is presented in a special display case with a light, which turns on as you open the lid to view the coin. Only 8,000 coins will be issued worldwide, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Previous Releases: The Kangaroo, The Wombat and The Koala Forthcoming Releases: The Tasmanian Devil Obverse shown smaller and The Masked Owl than actual size of 36.60mm Item code

Description

13T18BAA

1oz Silver Proof Pygmy Possum Coin

Price $115.00


Sydney ANDA Coin Show Special – World Heritage Site – Willandra Lakes Region 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin

To mark the hosting of the Sydney ANDA numismatic fair, the 1oz Willandra Lakes Region 99.9% pure silver coin is considered the ideal memento by The Perth Mint. This extensive area, which lies in the Murray Basin area of south western New South Wales, contains a system of ancient lakes formed more than two million years ago and is recognised for its geological importance. The coloured reverse of this Australian collectable represents the Willandra Lakes Region's rugged landscape and features a Wedge-tailed Eagle perched on a tree branch. Issued as Australian legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the obverse of the coin depicts Ian Rank-Broadley's effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2013 year-date. Only 2,500 of these stunning coins will be released in special coin show packaging with an illustrated shipper featuring the official logo of the Australian Numismatic Dealers Association (ANDA). Each coin is accompanied by a number Certificate of Authenticity. Item code

Description

13U98AAA 1oz Silver Proof Willandra Lakes Coin

Price $92.50


Australian Lunar Series II 2014 Year of the Horse Gold Proof Coins

Meticulously struck from 99.99% pure gold in proof quality, the 2014 Year of the Horse coins are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965 with the obverse of each coin depicting the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2014 year-date and the monetary denomination. The reverse of each release features a horse galloping in a stylised scene of mountains and clouds. The Chinese character for 'horse' and the inscription 'Year of the Horse' also appear in the design with The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark. Presented in stylish black and timber-inspired packaging with a numbered Certificate, only 3,000 individual 1oz coins and 5,000 individual 1/4oz and 1/10oz coins will be released from their maximum mintages of 6,000 and 8,000 respectively. The remaining 3,000 coins in each size comprise the Three-Coin Set, which will be released for sale worldwide.

1oz

1/4oz 1/10oz

Obverses shown actual size Item code

Description

2S1415DAAA 2S1415FAAA 2S1415GAAA 2S1415ZAAA

1oz Gold Proof Coin 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin 1/10oz Gold Proof Coin Three-Coin Set

Price $2,695.00 $695.00 $299.00 $3,689.00

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HRH Prince George 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin The Perth Mint is proud to unveil Australia's official commemoratives released in honour of the birth of His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge. The Perth Mint joins the worldwide celebrations with the release of a 1oz 99.9% pure silver coin. The proof quality commemorative features a beautifully sculpted portrait of the Duke and Duchess cradling and gazing lovingly at their newborn baby with the inscription 'IN CELEBRATION OF THE BIRTH OF HRH PRINCE GEORGE' and his birth date. Issued as Australian legal tender, the obverse of the coin portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Only 10,000 silver coins will be released in themed presentation packaging, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Item code 13U16AAA

Obverse shown smaller than actual size of 40.60mm

Description 1oz Silver Proof HRH Prince George Coin

Price $99.00

Coin releases from 5 November 2013 ?

Lunar Calendar Series 2014 Year of the Horse 1oz Silver Rectangle Four-Coin Set

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Australian Lunar Series II 2014 Year of the Horse 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin

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2014 Year of the Horse 1/10oz Gold Coloured Ten-Coin Set

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2014 Year of the Horse 1oz Silver Coloured Ten-Coin Set

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Baby Horse 2014 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin

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2013 Australian 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Collection

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Young Collectors 'Experience It!' – BMX Riding 2013 $1 Coin in Card

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Australian Citizenship 2014 $1 Coin in Card

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Christmas 2013 Stamp & Coin Cover Release dates subject to change without notice

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