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The Perth Mint operates one of the biggest refineries in the world, it refines more than 92% of Australia’s gold production in addition to gold mined from countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

The Perth Mint is the only Australian refiner in the world accredited for both gold and silver by the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA).

The mint produces a wide variety of gold, silver and platinum coins and bullion bars for investors around the world.

Australia's famous gold bullion coins include the Gold Kangaroo (originally called the Nugget) and the Lunar Series of gold bullion coins.

Australia's silver bullion coins include the Koala, Kookaburra, Kangaroo, and the popular Silver Lunar bullion series coins.

The Perth Mint's bullion coins come in an array of different sizes, allowing them to fit in any investor's budget.

Source: The Perth Mint




History of the Perth Mint




The statue (to the right) stands in front of the Perth Mint, it is of two prospectors who made the first major gold discovery in Australia.

The plaque under the statue states the following:

The statue in front of The Perth Mint depicts the gold strike near Coolgardie by prospectors William Ford and Arthur Bayley in 1892.  It unleashed the gold rushes that secured the future of the struggling colony of Western Australia. Established one of the State's most successful and enduring industries and led to the foundation of the Perth Mint in 1899.

           Plaque Information Source: Waymarking.com





The Perth Mint opened on June 20th, 1899, it is the oldest operating Mint in Australia.

The Perth Mint was originally built as a branch of the Royal Mint in London, it refines gold mined in Western Australia.

The mint remained under the jurisdiction of Britain until 1970, this happened when control of the Perth Mint was passed from Britain to the Government of Western Australian.

The Perth Mint is currently owned by the Gold Corporation, a private entity, wholly owned by the Government of Western Australia.

The Gold Corporation was created under an Act of the Australian Parliament, known as the "Gold Corporation Act of 1987."

In the Act, the corporation was created to take over the daily operations of the Mint and start to produce Australian Bullion by launching Australia’s official bullion coin program.

In 1987, the Perth Mint officially launched the Australian Nugget gold bullion coin.






One Tonne
Gold Nugget Bullion Coin




On October 27th, 2011, The Perth Mint unveiled the Largest Legal Tender Bullion Coin ever created, the One Tonne Gold Kangaroo.

It consists of One Tonne of .9999 pure gold, it measures almost 80cms wide and more than 12cms deep.

The video below is a look into how the Perth Mint designed, cast and put the finishing touches on the Largest Gold Bullion Coin ever created.

The Making of the One Tonne Gold Nugget Bullion Coin

Source: The Perth Mint







Australian Silver Bullion Coins









Australian Silver Kangaroo
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1 oz. Silver Australian Kangaroo Bullion Coin






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koala series

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Australian Silver Lunar
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1oz. Gold Nugget (Kangaroo) Bullion Coin



1/2 oz. Gold Nugget (Kangaroo) Bullion Coin



1/4 oz. Gold Nugget (Kangaroo) Bullion Coin



1/10th oz. Gold Nugget (Kangaroo) Bullion Coin



1/20th oz. Gold Nugget (Kangaroo) Bullion Coin







Australian Platinum Bullion Coins








Australian Platinum Kangaroo
Bullion Coins




platinum kangaroo

1 oz. Silver Australian Kangaroo Bullion Coin






Australian Platinum Platypus
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1 oz. Platinum Platypus Bullion Coin







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