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Perth Mint 2013 March Coin Catalogue

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Browse and buy online the very latest March 2013 gold, silver and base metal coin releases from The Perth Mint. View the catalogue now.


  • The Land Down Under Sydney Opera House2013 2oz Gold and10oz Silver Special Editions


    The Perth Mint is pleased to release twospectacular feature coins from its mostsignificant collector series for 2013.

    Situated at Bennelong Point on SydneyHarbour, Sydney Opera House is aUNESCO World Heritage Site. Welcomingmore than 8 million visitors each year, it isadmired internationally and is a treasuredlandmark of Australia.

    Struck from 2oz of 99.99% pure gold inproof quality, this coin depicts SydneyOpera House and the beautiful SydneyHarbour. The Perth Mint will release nomore than 200 of these coins.


    The silver coin, struck from an impressive 10ozof 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, portraysSydney Opera House against a backdrop ofcolourful fireworks framed within a mapshape of Australia. The Perth Mint will releaseno more than 750 of these coins.

    Each Australian legal tender coin ishoused in a prestigious wooden displaycase with a numbered Certificate ofAuthenticity and stylised shipper.

    Item code Description Price

    131127CAAA 2oz Gold Proof Landmark Coin $5,495.00131227BAAA 10oz Silver Proof Landmark Coin $950.00

    Obverses shown smaller thanactual sizes of 41.10mm and 75.60mm



    Item code Description Price

    13T18AAA 1oz Silver Proof Opal Kangaroo Coin $126.00

    ONE COIN PER EXISTING MEMBERuntil midday 5 March 2013 WST.

    Australian Opal Series The Kangaroo2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin

    This wonderfully crafted coin is the third release in the popular Australian Opalseries. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality,the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian .

    The reverse design incorporates an iconic kangaroo detailed in pure Australianopal. The outer panel of the coin depicts Sturts Desert Pea leaves andblossoms, a first crescent moon and the Southern Cross star constellation.

    Packaged in an illustrated shipper and presented in adisplay case, which features a light that turns onas you open the lid to represent the moonshining on the nocturnal creature, the coinis complemented by a numberedCertificate of Authenticity.

    The Perth Mint will release no more than8,000 of these Opal Kangaroo coins.

    Currency Act 1965

  • On 18 June 1987, the Australian Government approved the minting ofplatinum and silver coins by The Perth Mint. In September the followingyear, the nation's first platinum Koala coin was released alongside acommemorative medallion.

    To celebrate this remarkable event, this special issue features a replicatedreverse design of the original coin. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1/2ozof 99.95% pure platinum, this coin is issued as Australian legal tenderand includes a unique 'P25' mintmark to signify the anniversary.

    To authenticate the coin, each release is accompanied by a silvermedallion which features The Perth Mint's iconic swan logo, a special'PK25' mintmark, and the individual set number on the reverse. Eachmedallion's obverse bears the inscriptions AUSTRALIAN KOALA 25ANNIVERSARY 2013 PROOF ISSUE and MAXIMUM MINTAGE 1,200.

    The coin and medallion are housed in a prestigiouswooden presentation case within a customisedshipper. The Perth Mint will release no more than1,200 of these tribute sets.


    Australian Koala25 Anniversaryth

    2013 1/2oz Platinum Proof Issue


    Item code Description Price

    131ZXAA 1/2oz Platinum Proof Issue $1,595.00

    25thAnniversaryAU S T R A L I A N


  • Item code Description Price

    13S05AAA 1oz Silver Proof Aurora Australis Coin $104.00


    The tenth coin from this amazingly popular series is struck from 1oz of 99.9%pure silver in proof quality and features the Aurora Australis, also known as theSouthern Lights.

    An aurora is a dramatic display of coloured light seen in the night sky above thepolar regions. The phenomenon occurs when charged particles, emitted fromthe sun, interact with Earth's magnetosphere creating glowing gases in akaleidoscope of colours.

    Within an outline of Antarctica depicted on the coin's reverse, a humanobserver stands beneath the colourful Aurora Australis,while a snow vehicle appears in the distance.

    Special ink has been used in the colouringof the coin, which allows the AuroraAustralis to glow in the dark. It truly is asight to behold!

    This Australian legal tender coin ispresented in a display case within anillustrated shipper, and is accompanied bya numbered Certificate of Authenticity.The Perth Mint will release no more than7,500 of these coins.

    Australian AntarcticTerritory Series Aurora Australis2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin

    Obverse shown smaller thanactual size of 40.60mm





    Australian Antarctic Territory




    Item code Description Price

    1337KAAA 5oz High Relief Silver Proof Koala Coin $510.00

    Obverse shown smallerthan actual size of 50.60mm

    Representing the very best in minting excellence, this coin, struck from animpressive 5oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, is the first high reliefcoin crafted in this size and issued as legal tender under the Australian

    Depicting one of the most sought after coin designs in the world, a koalaresting in the fork of a eucalyptus tree, the design includes the inscriptionAUSTRALIAN KOALA, The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark and the 2013year-date.

    The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of these coins, housedin a classic grey presentation case and themed shipper, and accompaniedby a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

    Currency Act 1965.

    Australian Koala2013 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin


    until midday 5 March 2013 WST.


    Item code Description Price

    13T12AAA 2oz Silver Proof Leichhardt Coin $199.00

    Ludwig Leichhardt2013 2oz Silver Proof Coin

    To commemorate the life of explorer,Ludwig Leichhardt (1813 1848),The Perth Mint has released thisstunning coin with an extremelylimited mintage of only 2,013.

    Struck from 99.9% pure silver andissued as Australian legal tender, thecoin portrays Leichhardt against amap indicating his most famousexpedition. Housed in a display case,this coin is accompanied by anumbered Certificate of Authenticity.

    On ANZAC Day we honour all those who have given their lives in the service oftheir country. This year's tribute salutes the engineers who have served, andcontinue to serve, in the Australian Defence Force by providing combatengineering, construction and other technical support.

    The aluminium bronze $1 coin portrays an engineer searching for landmines,with a bulldozer in the background. A silhouette of a bugler and the inscription'Lest We Forget' are also included in the design.

    Issued as Australian legal tender, this coin is presented ina display card featuring an image of an engineerconducting a dawn service.

    2013 ANZAC Day$1 Coin in Card

    Item code Description Price

    13R09AAD 2013 ANZAC Day $13.50$1 Coin

    Obverse shown smallerthan actual size

    of 55.60mm

    Obverse shown smaller thanactual size of 30.60mm

  • The Perth Mint is delighted to announce the first releases of a vibrant newcollector series celebrating Australia's unique discovery, ancient culture,enviable lifestyle and stunning landmarks.

    Beginning with Sydney Opera House , Australia's premier performing artscentre, this masterpiece of late modern architecture is an iconic symbol of theharbour city, Sydney.


    The 1/4oz coin struck from 99.99% pure gold depicts Sydney Opera Houseon the water's edge of the harbour. The Perth Mint will release no morethan 1,000 of these coins.

    The 1oz 99.9% pure silver coin portrays Sydney Opera House againsta backdrop of colourful fireworks, framed within an outline of Australia.The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of these coins.

    Each Australian legal tender coin is housedin an Australian map shaped transparent case,and is accompanied by a numbered Certificateof Authenticity.

    Forthcoming Releases: Didgeridoo,Captain Cook, Surfing

    Item code Description Price

    131127FBAA 1/4oz Gold Proof Landmark Coin $759.00131227DBAA 1oz Silver Proof Landmark Coin $104.00

    Obverses shown smaller thanactual sizes of 20.60mm and 40.60mm


    The Land Down Under Sydney Opera House2013 1/4oz Gold and1oz Silver Proof Coins

  • Newborn Baby2013 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin

    Item code Description Price

    13T68AAA 1/2oz Silver Proof Newborn Coin $65.00


    To congratulate and capturethe special moment of birth,The Perth Mint is proud to releasethis stunning Newborn Baby coin.

    Struck from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver inproof quality, the 2013-dated coin is issued as legal tenderunder the Australian and only availableon a mint-to-order basis.

    The coin's reverse depicts a baby kookaburra carrying anewborn in swaddling cloth, and includes the inscriptionCONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR BABY and The Perth Mint'straditional 'P' mintmark.

    Housed in an elaborate Australian themed gift card with spacefor a photograph, a family tree and room to capture the baby'sdetails, this is the perfect gift for the newborn in your life!

    Currency Act 1965

  • 310 Hay Street, East Perth, WA 6004, AustraliaPO Box 6297, East Perth, WA 6892, Australia

    1800 098 817

    (61 8) 9225 [email protected]

    Coin Orders:


    Telephone: (61 8) 9421 7218

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