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..

STUNNING NEW CONCEPT! ~ Year of the Rabbit $1 Silver Proof collection!

Dec 06, 2010 Leave Comment

The world leaders in precious metal minting, Australia’s Perth Mint is relentless in its ambition to create new, exciting numismatic presentations – as exemplified by this sensational new Year of the Rabbit $1 Silver Proof collection! Highlighted by a superb new style of presentation case, allowing easier display and greater enjoyment of your..

ITS HERE! ~ Tuvalu 2011 $1 Tasmanian Tiger 1oz Silver Proof

Sep 01, 2010 Leave Comment

A unique, instantly recognisable nocturnal marsupial, the thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus; Greek for ‘dog-headed pouched one’) is one of Australia’s most remarkable native creatures – and one of the most famous. Native to Tasmania, the Australian mainland and Papua New Guinea, the modern thylacine emerged around 4 million years ago. D..

Kingsford Smith 75th Anniversary 1oz Silver Proof

Jun 25, 2010 Leave Comment

In 1935, following a stellar career encompassing an incredible 18 successful pioneering flights, Sir Charles Kingsford Smith disappeared en route to Singapore as he attempted to break the England-Australia flight record in his plane, the Lady Southern Cross. In 2010, some 75 years later, we pay homage to the all-too-brief life of Australia’s grea..

2010 $2 Peanuts 60th Anniversary 1oz Silver Proof Collection

Jun 21, 2010 Leave Comment

Adored worldwide… First appearing in October of 1950, Peanuts was the brainchild of Charles M. Schulz. Presenting a unique, ironic social commentary on the USA, its array of quirky, distinctive characters like Charlie Brown and Snoopy quickly captured the public imagination. At its height, the strip was published in more than 2,500 newspapers acr..

Canada 2010 50c Lenticular Daspletosaurus Coin

May 25, 2010 Leave Comment

The Royal Canadian Mint has teamed up with Canada's museums to release a new series of must-have lenticular moving image dinosaur coins. Each inspired by a different exhibit, the first coin in the series features the monstrous Daspletosaurus Torosus and centers on the nations leading natural sciences and natural history museum. Making the release e..

What’s Next?

Apr 20, 2010 Leave Comment

DANGER! Something deadly is coming to Downies.com on May 1st… ..

2010 Discover Australia Series

Apr 14, 2010 Leave Comment

An imaginative, diverse celebration of Australia’s iconic wildlife, the Perth Mint’s 2010 Discover Australia Dreaming Series represents a breathtaking work of numismatic art. Distinguished by an incredible FIFTEEN DIFFERENT indigenous art designs, this prestigious Australian legal tender series is sure to mirror the popularity of the first issu..