Perth Mint Unveils New 2012 Australian Gold and Silver Coin Series.
The coins are struck from 99.99% pure gold and 99.9% pure silver. Gold bullion Dragon coins are available in 10kg, 1kg, 10oz, 2oz, 1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz and 1/20oz sizes. Silver bullion Dragon coins are available in 10kg, 1kg, 10oz, 5oz, 2oz, 1oz and 1/2oz sizes.
Limited mintages apply to some coins, including no more than 30,000 1oz gold coins and 300,000 1oz silver coins.
Each coin, which portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The 2012 Australian Kookaburra silver bullion coins portray a kookaburra sitting on a tree branch amid eucalypt leaves. The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark and 2012 year-date are included in the reverse design. The obverse of each coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Struck from 1kg, 10 oz. and 1 oz. of 99.9% of silver, each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
Only 500,000 1 oz. coins will be released. No mintage limit applies to 1kg and 10 oz. coins.
Both series are now available from http://www.perthmintbullion.com, The Perth Mint Shop and leading coin dealers.
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|Date:||Oct 2, 2011|
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