Royal Australian Mint Master Collection Coins of Interest

May 22, 2015 Leave Comment

While the Royal Australian Mint's Master Collection - being auctioned on May 26 at Box Hill Town Hall as part of Downies Australian Coin Auctions Sale 319 - is in and of itself a special event, on account of every item in the auction being a special production unit coin and not included in the official mintage, we've picked out a small selection of..

Featured Coin Producer: Coin Invest Trust, Innovative Numismatic Developer

May 13, 2013 Leave Comment

Modern collecting is often marked by a fervent desire for collectors to acquire the new and innovative. It's not everyone's cup of tea, but these unique modern issues are highly sought after - as long as they are also high quality. For many years now, Downies has partnered with, and been sole official Australian distributor for, one of the most inn..

The END is nigh! Armageddon commemorated with coins

Nov 27, 2012 Leave Comment

With a whiff of sulphur hanging in the air, mingling with the tortured screams of non-believers, the lines have been drawn on the final battlefield for the fight between good and evil – Armageddon! The end of the world is currently firmly in the public consciousness, thanks to the link between the date December 21st, 2012 and the end of the Meso..

2012 $100 Tasmanian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Gold Proof – 48 hours left…

Mar 14, 2012 Leave Comment

With just 48 hours left for you to secure one of the remaining 10 coins in the Niue 2012 $100 Tasmanian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Gold Proof mintage, time is truly of the essence! A remarkable second release in what is destined to become a sell-out series, this superb full colour, one ounce gold proof is set to be one of the hottest releases of 2012! ..

Niue 2012 $100 Tasmanian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Gold Proof

Feb 14, 2012 Leave Comment

Prestigious, desirable and highly limited, the 2012 $100 Tasmanian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Gold Proof is one of the most exclusive gold issues of 2012 thus far! The epitome of numismatic craftsmanship, each 1oz beauty is struck to the height of Proof quality from an entire Troy ounce of.9999 fine gold. A spellbinding legal tender issue, paying homa..

Canada 2011 $100,000 Spirit of Haida Gwai 10 Kilo Gold Proof

Feb 13, 2012 Leave Comment

A pioneer in numismatic excellence, the Royal Canadian Mint has achieved the unthinkable - crafting to absolute perfection the world's first 10 kilogram .99999 pure gold coin! Proudly Canadian, this captivating design features the late Bill Reid's masterpiece; 'The Spirit of Haida Gwai', across its mammoth 180mm diameter reverse. A prestigio..

2012 Lunar Dragons Coloured

Nov 23, 2011 Leave Comment

With every commemorative for 2012’s Year of the Dragon receiving an abundance of interest throughout the global market, the Royal Australian Mint has just announced the addition of two releases that no one anticipated to be issued into their product portfolio – comes a 1oz Silver Proof and a 1/10oz Gold Proof. Celebrating the world’s favou..

The Last Tasmanian Tiger 3D Lenticular coins

Aug 08, 2011 Leave Comment

2011 $1 Tasmanian Tiger Lenticular Gold-Plated Prooflike Celebrating one of the true icons of Australia’s natural and cultural history with the latest in 21st century minting techniques, this stunning tribute to the Tasmanian Tiger is most notable for its sensational Lenticular Moving Image. The reverse design features the very last of the spe..

The 2011 $100 Tasmanian tiger 1oz Gold Proof – in full-colour high relief!

Mar 10, 2011 Leave Comment

[caption id="attachment_348" align="aligncenter" width="450"] A masterpiece of modern minting, with the full-colour design in fully struck-up high relief, this unique, exclusive tribute was created by Produits Artistiques Métaux Précieux – the world’s leading and most prestigious independent precious metal coin producers[/caption] One of t..

THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE! ~ Australia’s Golden Era of Wool – Coin & Banknote Portfolio!

Jan 21, 2011 Leave Comment

Includes real Merino WOOL! Headlined by a large piece of genuine Australian Merino wool – as well as three Australian legal tender issues – this inspired presentation forms the most fitting possible tribute to the crucial role of the Australian Wool Industry in the economic, political and cultural development of Australia. The key to the tremen..