Establishment of Melbourne Mint 1872 - The history and reasons for the establishment of the Melbourne Mint in 1872.
Australian Gold Sovereigns – History and Mintage - Besides being minted in Britain, Gold Sovereigns have been made in Australia (Melbourne, Sydney, Perth) between 1871 and 1931. The Australian coins carry a small mintmark ('S','M','P) just above the date to represent Sydney Mint, Melbourne Mint and Perth Mint.
A Short History of Australian Coinage - Australian coins are very rich in history and diversity. Though Australia has only been a formal nation for slightly over a hundred years, its coinage makes up for this. The Royal Australian Mint has produced some of the most beautiful designs with rarities that surpass many others the world over.
2005 Perth Prospector Collection: An unusual gold set. - The 2005 Perth Prospector Collection consists of a Gold 1oz Prospector Nugget Coin, a 1905 Perth Mint Sovereign and 1/4oz natural gold nuggets, beautifully packaged in a wooden box.
1999 Perth Mint Centenary Gold Proof Bi-metallic Sovereign - The 1999 Perth Mint Centenary Gold Proof Bi-metallic Sovereign was issued by the Perth Mint to commemorate its 100th anniversary of opening, 1899 - 1999. It has a face value of $100 Australian Dollars.
The Australian Silver Kookaburra Coin Series - In 1990 the Perth Mint in Australia released the first coin in this wonderful series. As the name suggests each coin that has been released depicts the “KOOKABURRA” bird, with a new design every year.