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2012 Australian Gold and Silver Bullion Coin Program Unveiled

Topics [ gold coins Australian Lunar bullion coins silver coins Australian Kookaburra Year of the Dragon ]

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Today we officially unveil the designs for the five series comprising the 2012 Australian Gold and Silver Bullion Coin Program. (Watch the video below.)

With availability staggered over three months, the key launch dates are as follows:

COIN SERIES     METAL   LAUNCH DATE 
2012 Australian Lunar   Gold & Silver
 1 September 2011
2012 Australian Kookaburra
 Silver
 1 September 2011
2012 Australian Kangaroo  Gold  1 October 2011
2012 Australian Koala  Silver  1 November 2011
 
The 2012 Australian Lunar gold and silver bullion coins celebrate the Year of the Dragon.



Anticipation surrounding these Lunar Dragon coins has been at fever-pitch for some months. As a result of the expected popularity of some coins, the following restrictions apply to purchases made via www.perthmintbullion.com or in person at the Bullion Desk in The Perth Mint Shop.

•1oz Lunar Dragon gold bullion coin (max. mintage 30,000) – No more than five coins per customer.

•1oz Lunar Dragon silver bullion coin (max. mintage 300,000) – No more than 20 coins per customer.

No restrictions apply to 1kg, 10oz, 2oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz or 1/20oz gold bullion Lunar Dragon coins; or 1kg, 10oz, 5oz, 2oz or 1/2oz silver bullion Lunar Dragon coins.

The 2012 Australian Kookaburra silver bullion coins portray a kookaburra sitting on a tree branch amid eucalypt leaves.



Once again, the 1oz Kookaburra silver bullion coin is expected to be highly sought after.  In 2011, the full 500,000 mintage sold out at The Perth Mint.  

2012 Australian Kookaburra silver bullion coins are also issued in 1kg and 10oz weights.

Brochures containing full details of the 2012 Lunar and Kookaburra series, as well as the forthcoming 2012 Australian Kangaroo gold bullion coin series and 2012 Australian Koala silver bullion coin series are now available for download.

     
2012 Gold Bullion Coins   2012 Silver Bullion Coins

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