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News from the Perth Mint in October

October 27, 2011 – In October the Perth Mint has again released splendid new issues continuing the Australian Lunar Series II and the Famous Battle in Australian History series.

The Perth Mint is proud to showcase its internationally renowned Australian Lunar Series II this month, celebrating the auspicious 2012 Year of the Dragon.

Australia - 30 AUD - 999 silver - 1001.002 g - 100.60 mm - Mintage: 5,000.

Australia - 30 AUD - 999 silver - 1001.002 g - 100.60 mm - Mintage: 5,000.

This month’s lunar releases include the stunning special edition 1 kilo silver gemstone coin …

 Australia - 1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.135 g - 45.60 mm - Mintage: 50,000.

Australia - 1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.135 g - 45.60 mm - Mintage: 50,000.

… the 1oz silver gilded coin, …

The silver typeset collection is composed of four coins, each specifications are as follows: Australia - 1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.135 g - 45.60 mm - Mintage: 50,000.

The silver typeset collection is composed of four coins, each specifications are as follows: Australia - 1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.135 g - 45.60 mm - Mintage: 50,000.

… the 1oz silver typeset collection, …

Australia -1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.135 g - 45.60 mm - Mintage: 10,000. //
Australia - 0.5 AUD - 1/2oz 999 silver - 15.591 g - 36.60 mm - Mintage: 10,000.

Australia -1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.135 g - 45.60 mm - Mintage: 10,000. // Australia - 0.5 AUD - 1/2oz 999 silver - 15.591 g - 36.60 mm - Mintage: 10,000.

… and the 1oz and 1/2oz silver proof coloured editions.

Australia - 1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.135 g - 45.60 mm - Design: Wade Robinson - Mintage: 5,000.

Australia - 1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.135 g - 45.60 mm - Design: Wade Robinson - Mintage: 5,000.

After the success of the first two coin releases, the third coin in the Famous Battle in Australian History series has been issued – Kokoda. The Kokoda Trail campaign was part of the Pacific War during the Second World War and this stunning coin is a fitting tribute to this campaign.

Australia - 1 AUD - Aluminium/Bronze - 13.00 g - 30.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited.

Australia - 1 AUD - Aluminium/Bronze - 13.00 g - 30.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited.

Taking the ‘Pledge of Commitment’ and receiving Australian Citizenship is a proud and often moving moment for many new Australians. To help celebrate this joyful and important milestone, The Perth Mint has issued the 2012 Australian Citizenship $1 coin which celebrates being an Australian.

Australia - 1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.135 g - 45.60 mm - Design: Wade Robinson - Mintage: 5,000.

Australia - 1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.135 g - 45.60 mm - Design: Wade Robinson - Mintage: 5,000.

The Perth Mint and Australia Post are pleased to present the fourth release in the adorable Australian Bush Babies Stamp and Coin series, featuring the cute Australian sugar glider. The official Australia Post $4.70 stamp is postmarked for the first day of issue and the envelope is endorsed with Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity and official number.

For further information on these new releases, please visit the Perth Mint’s website.

On the Kokoda Trail you may find a whole documentary commissioned by the Australian Army. To watch the first of nine episodes, please click here.

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