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Perth releases 2012 Australian Gold and Silver Bullion Coin Program

September 22, 2011 – Perth Mint is going to release over the next three months a series of new gold and silver bullion coins. We present the themes and specifications.

Australia - Various mintage specifications available as follows:
30,000 AUD - 10 kg 999 gold - 10,001.00 g - 180.60 mm - Mintage: 100 //
3,000 AUD - 1 kg 999 gold - 1,000.10  g - 100.60  mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
1,000 AUD - 10oz 999 gold - 311.07 g - 75.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
200 AUD - 2oz 999 gold - 62.22 g - 41.10 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
100 AUD - 1oz 999 gold - 31.11 g - 39.34 mm - Mintage: 30,000 //
50 AUD - 1/2oz 999 gold - 15.55 g - 30.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
25 AUD - 1/4oz 999 gold - 7.78 g - 22.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
15 AUD - 1/10oz 999 gold - 3.11 g - 18.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
5 AUD - 1/20oz 999 gold - 1.56 g - 14.80 mm - Mintage: Unlimited.

Australia - Various mintage specifications available as follows: 30,000 AUD - 10 kg 999 gold - 10,001.00 g - 180.60 mm - Mintage: 100 // 3,000 AUD - 1 kg 999 gold - 1,000.10 g - 100.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 1,000 AUD - 10oz 999 gold - 311.07 g - 75.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 200 AUD - 2oz 999 gold - 62.22 g - 41.10 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 100 AUD - 1oz 999 gold - 31.11 g - 39.34 mm - Mintage: 30,000 // 50 AUD - 1/2oz 999 gold - 15.55 g - 30.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 25 AUD - 1/4oz 999 gold - 7.78 g - 22.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 15 AUD - 1/10oz 999 gold - 3.11 g - 18.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 5 AUD - 1/20oz 999 gold - 1.56 g - 14.80 mm - Mintage: Unlimited.

These magnificent gold coins celebrate the auspicious Year of the Dragon, the fifth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. As well as appealing to collectors, these superb releases are perfect for people born in the Year of the Dragon (1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000 and 2012). Those born under the influence of this sign are said to be confident, enterprising, independent, self-assured, brave and passionate.

Australia - Various mintage specifications available as follows:
300 AUD - 10 kg 999 silver - 10,010.00 g - 221.00 mm - Mintage: 500 //
30 AUD - 1 kg 999 silver - 1,001.00 g - 100.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
10 AUD - 10oz 999 silver - 311.35 g - 85.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
8 AUD - 5oz 999 silver - 155.67 g - 65.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
2 AUD - 2oz 999 silver - 62.27 g - 55.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.14 g - 45.60 mm - Mintage: 300,000 //
0.50 AUD - 1/2oz 999 silver - 15.59 g - 36.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited.

Australia - Various mintage specifications available as follows: 300 AUD - 10 kg 999 silver - 10,010.00 g - 221.00 mm - Mintage: 500 // 30 AUD - 1 kg 999 silver - 1,001.00 g - 100.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 10 AUD - 10oz 999 silver - 311.35 g - 85.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 8 AUD - 5oz 999 silver - 155.67 g - 65.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 2 AUD - 2oz 999 silver - 62.27 g - 55.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.14 g - 45.60 mm - Mintage: 300,000 // 0.50 AUD - 1/2oz 999 silver - 15.59 g - 36.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited.

The Perth Mint releases also a silver series featuring the same design.

Australia - Various mintage specifications available as follows:
30 AUD  1 kg 999 silver - 1,001.00 g - 100.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
10 AUD - 10oz 999 silver - 311.35 g - 75.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.14 g - 40.60 mm - Mintage: 500,000.

Australia - Various mintage specifications available as follows: 30 AUD 1 kg 999 silver - 1,001.00 g - 100.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 10 AUD - 10oz 999 silver - 311.35 g - 75.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.14 g - 40.60 mm - Mintage: 500,000.

A laughing kookaburra, the largest member of the kingfisher species, is synonymous with all things Australian. In 2012, The Perth Mint is releasing three silver bullion coins meticulously struck from 99.9% of silver in 1 kilo, 10oz and 1oz sizes.

Australia - Various mintage specifications available as follows:
30 AUD - 1 kg 999 silver - 1,001.00 g - 100.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
10 AUD - 10oz 999 silver - 311.35 g - 75.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.14 g - 40.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
0.5 AUD - 1/2oz 999 gold - 15.59 g - 36.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited.

Australia - Various mintage specifications available as follows: 30 AUD - 1 kg 999 silver - 1,001.00 g - 100.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 10 AUD - 10oz 999 silver - 311.35 g - 75.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 1 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.14 g - 40.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 0.5 AUD - 1/2oz 999 gold - 15.59 g - 36.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited.

The koala is one of Australia’s most popular animals, accounting for the exceptional success of the Australian Koala series. In 2012, The Perth Mint is releasing four silver bullion coins portraying an adult koala asleep on the branch of a tree.

Australia - Design: Stuart Devlin - Various mintage specifications available as follows:
3000 AUD - 1 kg 999 silver - 1,000.10 g - 75.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited //
100 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.11 g - 32.60 mm - Mintage: 350,000 //
50 AUD - 1/2oz 999 silver - 15.55 g - 25.60 mm - Mintage: 100,000 //
25 AUD - 1/4oz 999 gold - 7.78 g - 20.60 mm - Mintage: 150,000 //
15 AUD - 1/10oz 999 gold - 3.11 g - 16.60 mm - Mintage: 200,000.

Australia - Design: Stuart Devlin - Various mintage specifications available as follows: 3000 AUD - 1 kg 999 silver - 1,000.10 g - 75.60 mm - Mintage: Unlimited // 100 AUD - 1oz 999 silver - 31.11 g - 32.60 mm - Mintage: 350,000 // 50 AUD - 1/2oz 999 silver - 15.55 g - 25.60 mm - Mintage: 100,000 // 25 AUD - 1/4oz 999 gold - 7.78 g - 20.60 mm - Mintage: 150,000 // 15 AUD - 1/10oz 999 gold - 3.11 g - 16.60 mm - Mintage: 200,000.

A kangaroo is the most instantly recognizable wildlife symbol of Australia. In 2012, The Perth Mint is releasing four small gold bullion coins portraying a kangaroo set against a bush scene and windmill.

For more information on these new releases visit the site of the Perth Mint.

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