2014 Year of the Horse Gold Coin

The 2014 Year of the Horse Gold Coins marked the seventh annual release within the Perth Mint’s Australian Lunar Series II, which features the twelve animals of the ancient Chinese zodiac. The series has continued to generate interest from both bullion investors and coin collectors from around the globe. The reverse design for the latest […]

2008 Year of the Mouse Gold Coin

Following the conclusion of the first 12-coin series, the Perth Mint introduced the Australian Lunar Series II with the 2008 Year of the Mouse Gold Coin. Compared to the previous series these coins featured a wider diameter to allow extra space for the new artistry for each animal. Certain inscriptions were also moved to the […]

2009 Year of the Ox Gold Coin

The second release within the Australian Lunar Series II featured the Year of the Ox. The Perth Mint offered an array of both bullion and numismatic coin options. The most popular bullion option achieved a sell out of the full maximum mintage. The reverse design carries a depiction of an o lying in a field […]

2010 Year of the Tiger Gold Coin

The Perth Mint continued the Australian Lunar Series II with the 2010 Year of the Tiger Gold Coin. This represented the third issue within the new series. For the third year in a row, the one ounce bullion coin sold out of its entire authorized mintage. Depicted on the reverse of the coin is a […]

2011 Year of the Rabbit Gold Coin

The 2011 Year of the Rabbit Gold Coins represented the fourth year of release for the Perth Mint’s Australian Lunar Series II. Each year the corresponding animal from the ancient Chinese zodiac was depicted on both bullion and collector coins. The series continued to generate positive interest from both precious metals investors and collectors. The […]

2012 Year of the Dragon Gold Coin

The Perth Mint’s Australian Lunar Series II experienced a boost in popularity with the release of the 2012 Year of Dragon Coins. Sales were higher across literally all bullion and numismatic product options when compared to the prior year. The dragon is the fifth animal in the ancient Chinese zodiac and the only mythological creature […]

2013 Year of the Snake Gold Coin

The sixth annual release within the Perth Mint’s Australian Lunar Series II represents the Year of the Snake. Although sales levels declined after the extraordinary demand seen for the previous year’s dragon coins, the one ounce gold bullion coin quickly achieved a sell out. The reverse design carries a depiction of a snake moving amidst […]