Perth Mint Lunar Coins   An Introduction  goldpelican - July 2011  www.silverstackers.com
The Basics• Two series of coins in gold and silver• Twelve Chinese Lunar animals per series• Mouse, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dra...
Series I•   Gold started in 1996 with Mouse•   Silver started in 1999 with Rabbit, three years later•   Both gold and silv...
Series II•   Both started in 2008 with Mouse•   2009 Ox, 2010 Tiger, 2011 Rabbit issued•   2012 Dragon in September•   Sch...
Series I Gold (1996 – 2007)• 1996 Mouse, 1997 Ox, 1998 Tiger,  1999 Rabbit, 2000 Dragon, 2001 Snake,  2002 Horse, 2003 Goa...
Series I Silver (1999 – 2007)• 1999 Rabbit, 2000 Dragon, 2001 Snake, 2002 Horse,  2003 Goat, 2004 Monkey, 2005 Rooster, 20...
Series II Gold & Silver (2008 – 2019)• 2008 Mouse, 2009 Ox, 2010 Tiger, 2011 Rabbit
Series II Gold & Silver (2008 – 2019)• These can be minted until 2019...• 2008 1oz Mouse minted in 2011 to reach  300,000 ...
Mintages – Gold Bullion Series I• 78 coins in total• Full sets minted for 1/20oz, 1/10oz, 1/4oz, 1oz• Don’t try collecting...
Mintages – Gold Bullion Series IYear   Design    1/20oz   1/10oz   1/4oz    1/2oz    1oz     2oz     10oz   1kg   10kg1996...
Mintages – Silver Bullion Series I• 64 coins in total• Full sets minted for 1oz, 2oz, 1kg• Full set excluding 10kg is ~600...
Mintages – Silver Bullion Series IYear   Design    1/2oz     1oz       2oz     5oz    10oz   1/2kg   1kg    10kg1999   Rab...
Gold Numismatics Series I• Varieties   – 36 proof varieties   – 20 coloured varieties   – 1 rose gold variety - 1/10oz Roo...
Mintages – Gold ProofYear   Design    1/10oz   1/4oz   1oz     Three-coin set       Individual1996   Mouse     2886     28...
Mintages – Gold Coloured Year   Design    1/20oz   1/10oz   1/4oz   1/2oz   1oz 2004   Monkey    15,073   14,365   2896   ...
Silver Numismatics Series I• Varieties   –   50 proof varieties   –   12 gem varieties   –   28 colour varieties   –   13 ...
Mintages – Silver ProofYear Design 1/2oz      1oz    2oz    10oz   1kg   Five-coin set                Three-coin Individua...
Mintages – Silver ColouredYear   Design    1/2oz   1oz     2oz     5oz     10oz   1/2kg   1kg2004   Monkey    26,192 31,91...
Mintages – Silver Numismatic                           Gilded          Gem Eye   Gilded Colour Year   Design              ...
Thank You!            Special thanks to the Perth Mint for the mintage figures in this presentation.          http://www.p...
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  1. 1. Perth Mint Lunar Coins An Introduction goldpelican - July 2011 www.silverstackers.com
  2. 2. The Basics• Two series of coins in gold and silver• Twelve Chinese Lunar animals per series• Mouse, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig• Series I Gold – 1996 to 2007• Series I Silver – 1999 to 2007 (dated 2010!)• Series II Gold – 2008 to 2019• Series II Silver – 2008 to 2019
  3. 3. Series I• Gold started in 1996 with Mouse• Silver started in 1999 with Rabbit, three years later• Both gold and silver completed in 2007• Silver has three “double dated” designs with 2007 on the obverse, and “future” dates on reverse, to wrap the series up in line with gold: – 2008 Mouse, 2009 Ox, 2010 Tiger – Same dates as Series II, but issued in 2007• Bullion, Proof, Coloured, Gilded, Gilded Coloured, Gem Eye and Lenticular editions• Closed mintages – no longer being minted• Main export market was Europe and North America
  4. 4. Series II• Both started in 2008 with Mouse• 2009 Ox, 2010 Tiger, 2011 Rabbit issued• 2012 Dragon in September• Scheduled to complete in 2019• Larger diameter coins than Series I or Kangaroo/Koala/Kookaburra
  5. 5. Series I Gold (1996 – 2007)• 1996 Mouse, 1997 Ox, 1998 Tiger, 1999 Rabbit, 2000 Dragon, 2001 Snake, 2002 Horse, 2003 Goat, 2004 Monkey, 2005 Rooster, 2006 Dog, 2007 Pig• 1/10oz proof Rooster in “rose gold” .750 (18K) was issued for jewellery use – seen in the wild on Silver Stackers!• Designs differ to the silver animals• Proof Dog & Pig have different designs again
  6. 6. Series I Silver (1999 – 2007)• 1999 Rabbit, 2000 Dragon, 2001 Snake, 2002 Horse, 2003 Goat, 2004 Monkey, 2005 Rooster, 2006 Dog, 2007 Pig, 2008 Mouse, 2009 Ox, 2010 Tiger• Mouse, Ox, Tiger also dated 2007 on obverse• Earlier years have no date on obverse• 1oz Proofs issued with silver plated pin• Proof Dog & Pig have different designs• The “cloud of bats” motifs on Snake, Horse, Goat and Monkey coins is actually a design error!• Tiger proof mintages will be released in Oct 2011
  7. 7. Series II Gold & Silver (2008 – 2019)• 2008 Mouse, 2009 Ox, 2010 Tiger, 2011 Rabbit
  8. 8. Series II Gold & Silver (2008 – 2019)• These can be minted until 2019...• 2008 1oz Mouse minted in 2011 to reach 300,000 limit• Limits apply to two sizes: – 1oz silver bullion – 300,000 – 1oz gold bullion – 30,000• Limits can be circumvented with coloured and gilded editions
  9. 9. Mintages – Gold Bullion Series I• 78 coins in total• Full sets minted for 1/20oz, 1/10oz, 1/4oz, 1oz• Don’t try collecting the entire set! Size 1/20oz 1/10oz 1/4oz 1/2oz 1oz 2oz 10oz 1kg 10kg Set (oz) 0.6 1.2 3 2 12 16 80 257.2 643Cumulative 0.6 1.8 4.8 6.8 18.8 34.8 114.8 372 1,015 (total oz)
  10. 10. Mintages – Gold Bullion Series IYear Design 1/20oz 1/10oz 1/4oz 1/2oz 1oz 2oz 10oz 1kg 10kg1996 Mouse 7,405 3,792 1,390 16,5931997 Ox 7,131 4,960 2,904 13,7091998 Tiger 10,427 9,085 5,683 16,9071999 Rabbit 9,642 8,799 5,893 18,2612000 Dragon 29,325 23,706 20,148 30,000 2,342 214 2272001 Snake 19,738 19,281 8,436 30,000 1,295 153 1562002 Horse 27,338 18,434 10,187 30,000 1,291 191 1632003 Goat 17,892 14,966 8,479 16,775 1,355 153 1092004 Monkey 15,898 14,060 7,284 4,228 16,868 1,470 265 1952005 Rooster 18,220 15,109 6,450 4,506 19,729 2,129 240 2302006 Dog 15,737 12,017 6,009 5,767 26,334 2,460 195 137 102007 Pig 10,308 11,216 6,486 7,694 18,149 3,613 192 114 6
  11. 11. Mintages – Silver Bullion Series I• 64 coins in total• Full sets minted for 1oz, 2oz, 1kg• Full set excluding 10kg is ~600oz Size 1/2oz 1oz 2oz 5oz 10oz 1/2kg 1kg 10kg Set (oz) 4.5 12 24 20 90 64.3 385.8 643 Cumulative 4.5 17 40.5 61 150.5 215 601 1,244 (total oz)
  12. 12. Mintages – Silver Bullion Series IYear Design 1/2oz 1oz 2oz 5oz 10oz 1/2kg 1kg 10kg1999 Rabbit 16,913 63,644 12,869 2486 19832000 Dragon 52,956 118,697 29,110 7926 78052001 Snake 30,904 71,301 14,062 3962 30132002 Horse 42,824 99,632 19,359 5537 43382003 Goat 51,776 102,164 20,466 6974 69312004 Monkey 52,792 105,680 18,124 3592 3735 1287 50952005 Rooster 37,994 92,691 16,292 5585 2775 1307 38182006 Dog 39,361 98,825 17,106 5080 2813 785 4145 782007 Pig 32,495 87,009 14,180 3229 3061 962 4838 1052008 Mouse 59,623 7221 33442009 Ox 52,267 6465 18772010 Tiger 56,077 6520 1888
  13. 13. Gold Numismatics Series I• Varieties – 36 proof varieties – 20 coloured varieties – 1 rose gold variety - 1/10oz Rooster minted in 750 Rose Gold for jewellery use - 7,816• 2 special sets – 2000 Dragon 1oz Gold & 1/2oz Silver – 2000 Dragon “East Meets West” 1/4oz Gold and 1900 Sovereign
  14. 14. Mintages – Gold ProofYear Design 1/10oz 1/4oz 1oz Three-coin set Individual1996 Mouse 2886 2886 2886 1oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz none1997 Ox 4213 3988 3146 1oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz 1/4oz, 1/10oz1998 Tiger 3041 2834 1918 1oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz 1/4oz, 1/10oz1999 Rabbit 3077 2381 1634 1oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz 1/4oz, 1/10oz2000 Dragon 6727 5085 3635 1oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz 1/4oz, 1/10oz2001 Snake 3083 2710 1223 1oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz 1/4oz, 1/10oz2002 Horse 2812 2195 1471 1oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz 1/4oz, 1/10oz2003 Goat 3003 1969 1187 1oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz 1/4oz, 1/10oz2004 Monkey 1966 1401 999 1oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz 1/4oz, 1/10oz2005 Rooster 2540 1961 1388 1oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz 1/4oz, 1/10oz2006 Dog 2894 2052 1274 1oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz 1/4oz, 1/10oz2007 Pig 3030 2206 1556 1oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz 1/4oz, 1/10oz
  15. 15. Mintages – Gold Coloured Year Design 1/20oz 1/10oz 1/4oz 1/2oz 1oz 2004 Monkey 15,073 14,365 2896 1732 1605 2005 Rooster 22,564 16,700 2889 1848 1770 2006 Dog 21,701 16,550 2359 1706 806 2007 Pig 27,440 20,009 3564 1798 981
  16. 16. Silver Numismatics Series I• Varieties – 50 proof varieties – 12 gem varieties – 28 colour varieties – 13 gilded varieties – 3 gilded coloured varieties – 1 lenticular variety – 1oz Pig, 21,337 minted• Special Sets – 2000 Dragon Gold & Silver - 1oz Gold & 1/2oz Silver – 2001 Millenium Set included 1oz Proof Snake Silver – 2004 Typeset included 1oz Proof Monkey
  17. 17. Mintages – Silver ProofYear Design 1/2oz 1oz 2oz 10oz 1kg Five-coin set Three-coin Individual1999 Rabbit 1697 2106 1040 129 240 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 10oz, 1kg 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 1kg2000 Dragon 3747 3748 2086 266 486 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 10oz, 1kg 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 1kg2001 Snake 2772 4296 1827 289 490 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 10oz, 1kg 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 1kg2002 Horse 2559 2011 1118 68 139 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 10oz, 1kg 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 1kg2003 Goat 1777 1489 669 48 105 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 10oz, 1kg 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 1kg2004 Monkey 1679 1696 520 84 123 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 10oz, 1kg 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 1kg2005 Rooster 900 1734 555 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz2006 Dog 1668 2887 1075 100 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 1kg2007 Pig 1339 2833 702 100 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz, 1kg2008 Mouse 276 399 211 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz2009 Ox 561 621 258 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz2010 Tiger TBA TBA TBA 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz 1/2oz, 1oz, 2oz
  18. 18. Mintages – Silver ColouredYear Design 1/2oz 1oz 2oz 5oz 10oz 1/2kg 1kg2004 Monkey 26,192 31,915 6399 4670 2329 2180 19272005 Rooster 38,000 38,000 6868 8800 1280 3800 21242006 Dog 29,158 58,373 3240 20,000 1014 3406 20042007 Pig 63,224 70,000 2144 13,201 1064 2524 1695
  19. 19. Mintages – Silver Numismatic Gilded Gem Eye Gilded Colour Year Design 1oz 1kg 1kg 1oz 5oz 1999 Rabbit 15,482 318 2000 Dragon 20,447 3404 2001 Snake 16,335 349 2002 Horse 16,859 883 2003 Goat 15,842 492 2004 Monkey 26,108 1000 466 6000 2005 Rooster 28,960 588 8832 4665 2006 Dog 30,156 504 2007 Pig 29,251 525 2008 Mouse 13,538 309 2009 Ox 18,470 288 2010 Tiger TBA TBA
  20. 20. Thank You! Special thanks to the Perth Mint for the mintage figures in this presentation. http://www.perthmint.com.au/investment-bullion-bars-and-coins-mintages.aspx http://www.perthmint.com.au/numismatic-mintages.aspx All mintage figures quoted are based on actual sales figures, not mintage limits.No responsibility is taken for possible errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the information provided herein. If making purchase decisions based on the content within this presentation, please do your own due diligence before spending.

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