October 23, 2014 – A comprehensive list of new commemorative coins struck by the Perth mint reached us recently. Here it is:
2015 Year of the Goat Gold Proof Coin. Available as 1oz, ¼oz and 1/10 oz Gold Proof Coin or as Three-Coin Set:
Australia/ 100 AUD/ 1oz Gold 99.99/ 31.112 g/ 39.34 mm/ Designer: Natasha Muhl/ Mintage: 6,000 //
Australia/ 25 AUD/ ¼oz Gold 99.99/ 7.777 g/ 22.6 mm/ Designer: Natasha Muhl/ Mintage: 8,000 //
Australia/ 15 AUD/ 1/10oz Gold 99.99/ 3.111 g/ 18.6 mm/ Designer: Natasha Muhl/ Mintage: 8,000.
The 2015 Year of the Goat gold and silver proof issues have finally arrived. These releases are meticulously struck from 99.99% pure gold and 99.9% pure silver in proof quality. The goat is the eighth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac.
2015 Year of the Goat Silver Proof Coin. Available as ½oz, 1oz and 1 kilo or as Three-Coin Set (2oz, 1oz & ½oz):
Australia/ 30 AUD/ 32.151oz Silver 99.9/ 1003.002 g/ 100.6 mm/ Designer: Natasha Muhl/ Mintage: 500 //
Australia/ 2 AUD/ 2oz Silver 99.9/ 55.6 mm/ Designer: Natasha Muhl/ Mintage: 2,000 //
Australia/ 1 AUD/ 1oz Silver 99.9/ 45.6 mm/ Designer: Natasha Muhl/ Mintage: 8.500 //
Australia/ 0.50 AUD/ ½oz Silver 99.9/ 36.6 mm/ Designer: Natasha Muhl/ Mintage: 9,000.
The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar goat include 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003 and 2015. Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be elegant, charming, artistic, gifted and calm.
2014 Australian Abalone Shell 1oz Silver Proof Coin.
Australia/ 1 AUD/ 1oz Silver 99.9/ 31.135 g/ 36.6 mm/ Designer: Tom Vaughan/ Mintage: 5,000.
The abalone is adored for its stunning inner shells and pearls, with the flesh considered to be a culinary delicacy in many countries. This unique coin features a sculpted representation of an abalone shell with a polished fragment of abalone shell inserted.
Australian Age of Dinosaurs – Australovenator 2014 1oz Silver Proof Coin.
Australia/ 1 AUD/ 1oz Silver 99.9/ 31.135 g/ 40.6 mm/ Designer: Tom Vaughan/ Mintage: 5,000.
The Australovenator is the first coin is an exciting new five-coin series featuring Australian dinosaurs that existed in the Cretaceous Period between 112 and 102 million years ago. This 1oz silver proof coin has exquisite artistry.
2014 Australia Koala ¼oz Gold Proof Coin.
Australia/ 25 AUD/ ¼oz Gold 99.99/ 7.777 g/ 20.6 mm/ Designer: Michael Guilfoyle/ Mintage: 1,000.
Featuring the delightful new 2014 Australian Koala design, this year’s 1/4oz gold release is simply stunning. The koala is one of Australia’s most endearing marsupials and one who spends most of its life asleep. The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,000 of these coins worldwide.
Australian Opal Series – Masked Owl 2014 1oz Silver Proof Coin.
Australia/ 1 AUD/ 1oz Silver 99.9/ 31.135 g/ 36.6 mm/ Designer: Aleysha Howarth/ Mintage: 8,000.
The beautiful Masked Owl opal coin is the sixth release in the popular Australian Opal series, showcasing nocturnal Aussie animals created in pure opal. The Australian Masked Owl is a highly distinctive bird, recognised by its brown feathers surrounding a white, heart-shaped mask.
2014 Young Collectors Superpowers – Weather Control $1 Coin.
Australia/ 1 AUD/ Aluminium Bronze/ 13.5 g/ 30.6 mm/ Designer: Tom Vaughan/ Mintage: Unlimited.
The 2014 Young Collectors Super Powers series features six coins, each of which portrays an imaginative and exciting design to represent a super power, with the fifth release featuring the power of weather control. A great gift for any budding young collector, the coin is housed in a presentation card which has fantastic illustrations and educational information.
To purchase any of the presented coins, visit the Perth Mint’s Shop.