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PERTH ANDA SHOW: Perth Mint rare coins on show courtesy of Coinworks

March 5, 2015 in Australian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Gold, Gold Coins, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Perth Mint, Precious Metals, Proof Coins, Rare Coins, World Coins

By Blog Team Perth Mint Blog

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Rare Perth Mint coins collectively worth a million dollars will be flown from Melbourne and displayed at the Perth coin and banknote show on Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8, 2015, courtesy of Coinworks. Highlight of the display, the unique 1901 Perth Mint Proof Half Sovereign and Proof Sovereign: the pair of coins valued in excess of half a million dollars.

Coinworks managing director Belinda Downie says that ‘Proof’ coins are collector pieces, synonymous with rarity with only a handful ever struck and never intended to be used in every-day use.

But what makes Perth Mint ‘proof’ Gold Sovereigns Full article at the source>

Source: Perth Mint Blog

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