2014 Perth Mint Lunar Horse Coins and Royal Australian Mint Tetra-decagon Lunar Coin

Gold and Silver Perth Mint Lunar Year of the Horse Series Coins (LHS, Centre). Royal Australian Mint Tetra-decagon Lunar Coin (RHS).

2012 Silver Lunar Dragon Designs From Around The World.

New Zealand Mint Proof Silver Lunar Dragon Gilded Coin (Left). Perth Mint Silver Lunar Dragon Coin (Middle). Royal Canadian Mint Lotus Silver Dragon Proof (Right).

Series 1 Lunar Coins

Series 1 Chinese Gold Lunar Coins (left). Series 1 Perth Mint Silver Lunar Coins (Right).

Chinese Silver Lunar Rabbits 2011

A selection of Chinese Silver Lunar Rabbits, Round, Coloured and Plum Blossom.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Perth Mint 12 Coin 2oz Silver Lunar Set & 1oz Bullion Year of the Snake Sold Out.

The Perth Mint has a couple of recent blog posts which are worth a read.

The first from the Perth Mint bullion blog advising that the bullion series year of the snake 1oz coins (both Gold and Silver) have now sold out at Perth Mint:
Gold and silver 1oz coins from the Australian Lunar – 2013 Year of the Snake Coin Series are officially sold out at The Perth Mint.
The sell out of the full mintages of 300,000 pure silver 1oz coins and 30,000 pure gold 1oz coins was achieved in just two months, ranking this release as one of the fastest selling behind the phenomenally successful Year of Dragon coins in 2012. Blog
While the dragon 1oz bullion coins sold out in days, this is still a very respectable result. The lunar rabbit didn't sell out at the Perth Mint until the February after release (around 5-6 months after release).

The other interesting blog was on Perth Mint's collector coin blog which addressed the dissatisfaction shown by collectors given that Perth Mint are releasing more 2oz proof Lunar Series 2 coins in a new set which will backdate the coins to the start of the series (I covered this in a post which you can read, click here):
Some collectors expressed irritation at the forthcoming release of a 2oz Silver Proof Lunar 12-Coin Collection, which in their eyes doubled the mintage of coins previously only available in an annual Three-Coin Set.
Similar concerns were raised about next month’s 2012 Silver Proof High Relief Four-Coin Set. Writers said that the release increased the mintages of Kangaroo, Kookaburra, Koala and Dragon high reliefs already available in individual presentation packaging.
I’d like to thank everyone who contributed to the discussion and to let you know your comments were considered at a full meeting of the marketing department, as promised.
 Total vs. Certificate Mintages
In response, the maximum number of collectable coins we are permitted to strike is actually established in the Currency Determinations issued by Australian Treasury under the Australian Currency Act 1965. We always state a maximum mintage when we apply for approval of a collectable coin. 
In the case of the high relief Dragon, Treasury (as requested by the Mint) gave approval to strike up to 30,000 coins. Subsequently, we decided to release just 7,500 coins in individual presentation packaging – leaving a balance of 22,500 that could still legally be issued.
For obvious reasons of rarity and collectability, it is unlikely that we will ever do this, although we have decided to make an extra 1,000 available in the 2012 High Relief Year Set. In most people’s books, that’s a relatively minor increase in the overall quantity available in the market. Blog
I would recommend hitting the blog link and reading the above article (and all comments that follow) in it's entirety. It throws into question the entire Perth Mint numismatic mintage listing.

Given this revelation it's unlikely that I will be purchasing any new release numismatic coins from the Perth Mint, except those being added to my personal collection (rather than being purchased for investment/speculation purposes), which is really only the High Relief coins at the moment and even then I might wait and purchase them on the secondary market with the expectation their value will fall.

Perth Mint releases a new batch of coins tonight, for those interested check out the forthcoming releases page here (click) and once live you will find them in the new release section here (click). Apparently over November they will be providing free shipping with orders over $100 so keep an eye out for that deal.

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Fake/Counterfeit Silver Lunar Coins on eBay, BEWARE! (Perth Mint Replicas)

Some time ago I wrote about fake Silver Lunar Dragon coins which had been discovered:


Tonight I bring you a new warning. This time the victim (coin being copied) is 1oz Perth Mint Coloured Lunar Coins (both Series 1 and 2).

I was browsing eBay for the first time in awhile and stumbled across some fake Lunar coins being sold. Apologies if this is old news, but I haven't seen it reported anywhere:


Those I found are being sold by coingift, my recommendation would be to avoid any coins this seller has available. This seller previously went by the name xuemei828 and there are old examples of this eBay user selling plated/fake coins including Pandas (see this blog).

In this particular case the auctions clearly state that the coins are "Silver Plated" and weigh only 24 grams (without the ring) when they are marked 1oz, so this information alone should be enough to warn potential buyers, however there is nothing to stop someone purchasing these and then trying to sell them as the real coin, so be wary.

With these particular fake coins there are some obvious tell tale signs:

- No year on the coin (should be on front of Series 1 coin or back of Series 2 coin)
- Colouring and detail not as fine/sharp as on original coins
- Rear of coin on Series 1 coins differs a lot to the replicas
- In some cases the animal graphic doesn't even resemble that of the original designs

There are also other tell tale signs specific to individual coins (e.g. they've used the picture from the Series 2 Year of the Mouse/Rat Coin with the Series 1 decorative border). Some of the coins don't even exist (e.g. there is no coloured Series 1 1oz Tiger). Ultimately anyone taking care when making a purchase should be able to spot these fakes, however it's possible that there are better fakes out there.

Here are further pictures of the fake Lunar coins (Click to enlarge):

 
 
 

 

Take care when purchasing Lunar coins, especially when doing so from eBay!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Australian Lunar Series II - 2oz Silver Proof Twelve-Coin Collection (Perth Mint)

Today the Perth Mint released a variety of Lunar Snake Coins, as I previously mentioned on the blog:


This included the Australian Lunar Series II 2013 Year of the Snake 1oz Silver Coloured Edition (pictured below):
Australian Lunar Series II 2013 Year of the Snake 1oz Silver Coloured Edition
As I mentioned the standout purchase in today's release was the Typeset:
Besides the High Relief Snake the only standout is probably the typeset, which have tended to perform well given their low release numbers (1,500 sets). I suspect this might be the only release in this lineup that might be difficult to source directly from the Perth Mint, so may be worth jumping onto their site quickly for that one next week.
As I suspected it sold out quickly, Captain Overkill posting on his blog 'Doomberg' that it sold out in less than half an hour after release:
The rush to acquire the dragon typeset, combined with the speed of the sellout of the 2013 Year of the Snake three coin proof set made it highly likely that the snake typeset would face a similar quick sellout. Sure enough, the set sold out 23 minutes after going on sale, only lasting for eight minutes longer than the three-coin set! As with the three coin set, some people reported they were unable to enter the queue quickly enough, and could not buy before the coins sold out. Doomberg
While I didn't grab this set for myself, I think the Typeset collection is one of the few numismatic releases which will perform well due to the low number of sets released.

The forthcoming releases page was updated on Perth Mint's website during the day unveiling an interesting range of new Lunar coins which will be released:


A couple of interesting coins stand out for next months release...

A 2012 Gold Proof High Relief Coin is an interesting addition. It will be the first High Relief Gold Lunar Coin from Perth Mint, although they have released a High Relief Gold Koala. I suspect this will be one beautiful coin, but likely priced near $3000 retail it will be out of the price range for most collectors (even though as a premium over spot it is relatively cheap compared with Silver equivalent). The 1oz Gold Proof Dragon had a RRP of $3100 from Perth Mint, but shortly after release secondary dealers were offloading them for around $2300-2400. I suspect we might see similar for the High Relief Gold Dragon (heavy discounting shortly after release).

The other interesting release in the lineup is the Lunar Twelve Coin Collection... I emailed Perth Mint in regards to this set and was provided the following information:

A maximum of 1,000 sets will be issued with just 100 available in Australia via Perth Mint wholesale and retail.

Initially, purchasers will receive six standard 2oz proof coins (dated 2008 – 2013) in a presentation case and six Certs.

The case has room for the final six 2oz proof coins, to be issued between 2014 and 2019.

This is likely to disappoint some collectors who have purchased the 3 coin set thinking it would be the only way to purchase the 2oz Proof Lunar Coins (Series 2 releases, Series 1 had the 2oz Proof Coins sold individually, see the mintage sheet here), but the addition of the 12 Coin 2oz Lunar Set will effectively double the mintage of that particular coin (1,000 in the 3 Coin Set, 1,000 in the 12 Coin Set) and this move confirms  that Perth Mint may choose to mint additional Series 2 numismatic coins in various sets to workaround existing mintages.

For absolute certainty when buying numismatic Lunar coins you are best off sticking with Series 1 coins which can definitely no longer be reminted.

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

2013 Lunar Snake (Perth Mint): Typeset, High Relief, Coloured, Gilded + More

The next round of Lunar Snake coins to be released by Perth Mint will be available early next week (see the Forthcoming Releases page):


I sent through some questions to the Perth Mint for clarification given changes that were made to the Series 2 lineup for the Dragon release last year... questions asked were:
Will the "2013 Year of the Snake 1oz Silver Coloured Edition" be a proof coloured release (like the dragon) or a boxed specimen version like the previous Series 2 coloured releases?
Is the "2013 Year of the Snake 1oz Silver Typeset" going to only include the usual 4 coins (gilded/coloured/proof/bullion) or will it also include the high relief coin (making it a 5 coin set)? Also will the coloured coin in the Typeset be the same as the coloured coin released on same day (e.g. coloured proof or specimen coin)?
These were good questions prompted by Captain Overkill who also writes about Lunar coins on his blog Doomberg (check it out!).

Stephen Ward from Perth Mint responded promptly with the below:

  • The individual 2013 Year of the Snake 1oz Silver Coloured Edition is a proof quality coin.
  • The 2013 Year of the Snake 1oz Silver Typeset comprises the four traditional coins - gilded/coloured/proof/bullion.
  • The coloured coin in Typeset is specimen (ie frosted table).
The questions were relevant as there were some changes to these coins last year for the Dragon release (compared with previous Series 2 releases). For example the coloured proof coin was a new addition for the Dragon lineup, where previously the coloured coin sold in presentation packaging was only a specimen coin.

I think the potential for these coins in the short term is fairly limited. While the High Relief Dragon when released did shoot up briefly on secondary markets it quickly died back down. I will probably order one of the High Relief Snakes for my personal collection, as I've written before these coins are some of the few that I "collect" (see this post).

As I pointed out in this post earlier in the year, the bullion coins have outperformed the numismatic releases over the long term and I don't expect that to stop as the spot price of Gold and Silver continues to rise.

Besides the High Relief Snake the only standout is probably the typeset, which have tended to perform well given their low release numbers (1,500 sets). I suspect this might be the only release in this lineup that might be difficult to source directly from the Perth Mint, so may be worth jumping onto their site quickly for that one next week.

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Friday, September 7, 2012

Lucky COA #888 Lunar Snake Proof Coin for Auction

How's this for a lucky score... Silver Stacker's member 'ashleyd123' bought some 1oz Proof Lunar Snakes from the Perth Mint on release day and managed to pickup the coin with COA #888. A very lucky number in Chinese culture and should be worth a fair amount more than a standard proof coin.

The coin has been placed for sale on eBay where current bid is already over $500 (Official issue price was $107). Click here to view the auction. Currently the auction has just over 4 days left to run.

The results of the auction should be a good test of current interest in Perth Mint Lunar series coins

When the 2012 Lunar Dragon 1oz Proof sold out last year they were selling for upwards of $400 without a unique COA #. Perhaps a lucky bid of $888 will win you this unique coin?!

Perth Mint 2013 Silver Lunar Snake 1oz Proof Coin COA #888

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Thursday, September 6, 2012

PAMP 2013 Lunar Snake Gold & Silver Bars

Last year PAMP started their Lunar Calendar Series CertiPAMP packaged bars, I covered the release of the Dragon bars on Bullion Baron:


They have now released a 2013 Lunar Snake Series in both Gold and Silver. The bars are already available to purchase from site sponsor Bullion Money (click here to purchase).

Here are some pictures:

PAMP 2013 Lunar Snake Gold Bar (Click to buy)
PAMP - The Lunar Calendar Series. 2013 Year of the Snake (Click to enlarge)
PAMP 2013 Lunar Snake Silver Bar (Click to buy)

It's a great looking design!


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2013 Lunar Snake Coin Releases: Fiji, Niue & Korea

Following posts on 2013 Lunar Snake Coin Releases from Perth Mint , Singapore Mint, Canadian Mint and New Zealand Mint, here are a few other 2013 Lunar Snake coins which are on the way or released (click image to enlarge):

2013 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Lunar Year of the Snake: Lilith 
Country: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Issuing year: 2013
Face Value: 5 Won
Metal: Ag.999, Silver
Diameter: 38.61mm
Weight: 20 grams
Condition: Patinated
Mintage:1,000 coins
Specialty: Zodiac coin with an original 3D True-color-Holography nickelshim embedded

Lilith and Eve represent the two types of women who are in psychology and literature between Heaven and Hell. Holography is a technique that allows the light scattered from an object to be recorded and later reconstructed so that when an imaging system (a camera or an eye) is placed in the reconstructed beam, an image of the object will be seen even when the object is no longer present. The image changes as the position and orientation of the viewing system changes in exactly the same way as if the object were still present, thus making the image appear three-dimensional.



2013 Fiji Lunar Year of the Snake: Opal Snake
Country: Fiji
Issuing year: 2013
Face Value: 10 Dollars
Metal: Ag.999, Silver
Diameter: 38.61mm
Weight: 1 oz / 31.1035 g
Condition: Patinated
Mintage: 1,000 coins
Specialty: Embedded Gilson opal plate
The design for this 2013 Year of the Snake (1oz) silver coin consists of a representation of a snake entwined on a Gilson-Opal gemstone, surrounded by a line. The Opal includes the inscription ‘Year of the Snake’ along with the Pinyin pictograph pro-nounced ‘shé’ and meaning ‘snake’ in artificial black Onyx.



2013 Niue Lunar Year of the Snake: The Snakebite
Country: Niue
Issuing year: 2013
Face Value: 1 Dollar
Metal: Copper, silver plated
Diameter: 38.61mm
Weight: 20 grams
Edge: Reeded
Condition: Proof Like (PL)
Mintage: 1,500 coins

Historically, snakebites were seen as a means of execution in some cultures. In medieval Europe, a form of capital punishment was to throw people into snake pits, leaving victims to die from multiple venomous bites. A similar form of punishment was common in Southern Han during China’s Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period and in India.  Snakebites were also used as a form of suicide, most notably by the Egyptian queen Cleopatra VII, who reportedly died from the bite of an asp—likely an Egyptian cobra after hearing of Mark Antony’s death.

Larger versions of the front of each coin can be observed by clicking the below images:


These coins are being distributed by the Helvetic Mint.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

2013 Lunar Snake Coins from New Zealand Mint

See my coverage of New Zealand Mint's 2012 Lunar Dragon releases in this post:

Details of the New Zealand Mint's 2013 Lunar Snake lineup have started to surface with the below images, specifications and mintage numbers now available (click images below to enlarge):

2013 Year of the Snake Lucky Oval 1oz Silver Coin from New Zealand Mint (Mintage: 8,000)
2013 Year of the Snake 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin from New Zealand Mint (Mintage: 8,000)
2013 Year of the Snake Kilo Silver Proof Coin from New Zealand Mint (Mintage: 300)
It's not likely that any of these coins will make my list of purchases, but if they release a Gilded Lunar Snake then I will probably grab one to go with my Dragon from last year.

The New Zealand Mint's presentation of recent releases has been impeccable. Great designs, well presented promotional materials and original/unique packaging all add what are some great looking coins. Perth Mint better watch their back!

There's a reputable member on Silver Stackers (malachii) taking expressions of interest for these coins where you can lock in a low price. Take a look at the thread here if you are interested -> Link

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Monday, August 27, 2012

2013 Lunar Snake Coins from Royal Canadian Mint

The Silver 2013 Lunar Snake designs from Royal Canadian Mint can be seen below:

2013 Lunar Snake Designs from Royal Canadian Mint (Silver)
The design on the left (round) will come in a one ounce silver proof version with a maximum mintage of 28,888 coins (CAD$98.88), as well as a half ounce silver specimen version with a higher mintage of 88,888 coins (CAD$39.95).

The design on the right (lotus shaped coin) weighs 26.7g (.858oz ASW) with a diameter of 38mm. The maximum mintage is 28,888 coins (CAD$98.88).

A Gold design will also be available:

2013 Lunar Snake Designs from Royal Canadian Mint (Silver)
Two different 2013 Year of the Snake Gold Coins will be released. The pictured coin is the 1/10oz gold coin (specimen finish) which will have a maximum mintage of 18,888 coins (CAD$229.95) and a proof version featuring the same design will also available. The proof will be struck in 18 karat gold (75% gold / 25% silver) weighing 11.84g and will have a maximum mintage of 2,500 coins (CAD$688.88).

Orders will open to the general public from the 28th of August, with orders already currently open for Master's Club Members. The Royal Canadian Mint website: http://www.mint.ca/

The Royal Canadian Mint produced a series of Lunar coins over 1998 to 2008. The series was designed by Harvey Chan. They were made from Sterling Silver and each weighed 34g, thus contained over an ounce of pure silver (ASW). The central lunar figure cameo is plated with 0.2 grammes of 24k gold. The below is the 2001 Lunar release from the Royal Canadian Mint:

2001 Lunar Snake Design from Royal Canadian Mint
My personal preference of all the above Lunar Snake coins from the Royal Canadian Mint is the new 2013 Lotus design, what a stunning coin! Will be great to see some photos of these in real life.

[Edit] Thanks to a reader from Numyx.com for providing this real life photo of one of the  round Silver Lunar Snake's from Royal Canadian Mint:


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Sunday, August 26, 2012

2013 Lunar Proof Coins: Year of the Snake - Sept 4th

The following coins are listed for release on September 4th by Perth Mint (see Perth Mint's Forthcoming Releases page):

Australian Lunar Series II - 2013 Year of the Snake Gold Proof Coins
Australian Lunar Series II - 2013 Year of the Snake Silver Proof Coins
Birds of Australia Series - Red-Tailed Black-Cockatoo 2013 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin
Australian Koala 2012 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin
Young Collectors – 2012 Animal Athletes Rhinoceros Beetle $1 Coin

NEW COIN RELEASES AVAILABLE FROM 12.01AM 4 SEPTEMBER 2012 (AWST)

Those who have been following Lunar coin news on Silver Lunar or elsewhere would likely be aware that the bullion Lunar releases are available from the day before, as I posted about on the blog here:


The 2012 Dragon release the proof coins were released almost a week after the bullion coins. Having the Proof Coins released the day after the Bullion Coins is convenient for me as I will still be in Perth from the Lunar launch event and should hopefully be able to pick up the proof coins I'm after directly from the Perth Mint.

For those not familiar with the standard proof coins and sets, this is what we can expect to see released by Perth Mint on September 4th:

Australian Lunar Series II - 2013 Year of the Snake Silver Proof Coins
2013 Snake Silver Proof 1oz Coin
2013 Snake Silver Proof Three-Coin Set
2013 Snake Silver Proof 1kg Coin

Australian Lunar Series II - 2013 Year of the Snake Gold Proof Coins
2013 Snake Gold Proof 1/10oz Coin
2013 Snake Gold Proof 1/4oz Coin
2013 Snake Gold Proof 1oz Coin
2013 Snake Gold Proof Three-Coin Set

If last years Lunar Dragon release is to be of any guide on what which will be the most popular you will want to stick with the Silver 1oz Proof Coin and the Silver 3 Coin Proof Set. Shortly after their release the 3 Coin Proof Dragon Set was selling for around $800-1000 (over double the release price) and the 1oz Proof Dragon by itself trebled, selling for $300-400.

Peak prices from my observation were obtained only a short time after their release (although this might also be a result of a falling/low spot price for Silver since that time), so if you are looking to flip any coins, selling shortly after they sell out from official outlets might be a method to achieve the best price.

Pictures of the Proof designs which were previously posted and then removed from the blog can be seen below (now they are out of embargo):

Perth Mint 2013 Lunar Snake Gold 1oz Coin Proof
Perth Mint 2013 Lunar Snake Silver 1oz Coin Proof

For previous coverage you may want to checkout these other recent posts on the forthcoming 2013 Lunar Snake releases:


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Monday, August 6, 2012

Perth Mint 2013 Lunar Snake Coin Distribution

Perth Mint 2013 Lunar Snake Design
Ron Currie from Perth Mint put up the following notice on the blog last Friday:
Because of the expected popularity of the 2013 Australian Lunar – Year of the Snake 1oz gold and silver bullion coins, these releases will be allocated to official Perth Mint distributors based on their previous sales of Lunar coins.

Our dealer allocations have not yet been finalised, so it is worrying that rumours have reached us that some secondary dealers (not direct Perth Mint clients) are prepared to take “pre-orders” for these products, which are scheduled for release in September.

This situation arose prior to the launch of our Year of the Dragon coins and resulted in some extremely disappointed retail customers.

Please be extremely wary of any offer to “pre-order” 1oz bullion Snakes which are still in the process of being allocated to authorised Perth Mint dealers. Blog
A couple of things to note...

You will notice that allocations for the Lunar release to distributors will be based on previous sales, so we can expect like last year that a majority of the coins will be shipped overseas (not sold in Australia). This likely means we will see another very quick local sellout and you will need to secure your coins immediately after release if you want a piece of the action for a reasonable price.

Also the blog post issues a warning for buyers who have placed any "pre-orders" for the 2013 Lunar Snakes... as the allocations have not yet been confirmed you would best to be wary of any dealers offering pre-orders given that there is no guarantee they will be able to fill every order. Many buyers who went through dealer pre-orders last year for the Perth Mint 2012 bullion Dragon coins found their order size reduced (I was a customer affected by this), so tread carefully...

If interested in a run down on last years Dragon mania where bullion prices were bid up to some ridiculous levels ($165+ for a single 1oz bullion coin) checkout some of the older articles linked in this post on Bullion Baron: LINK.

Get ready for a similar rush this time around. Get an account registered with Perth Mint well in advance of release day (you will need an account on the Perth Mint Bullion website located here). Get in early and be careful not to pay too much... there were some serious bubble prices being paid within days of the sell out for the Dragon and many of these buyers ended up badly burned. Although the low mintage 1oz bullion Gold and Silver Lunar coins are worth buying, it is only worth paying bullion prices for them. Don't get caught up in the hype.

Good luck!

For previous coverage you may want to checkout these other recent posts on the upcoming 2013 Lunar Snake releases:



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