Perth Mint introduces Platinum Platypus!!!

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  1. goldpelican

    goldpelican Administrator Staff Member

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    Source: perthmintbullion.com

    http://www.perthmintbullion.com/blog/blog/11-01-31/A_New_Way_To_Invest_In_Platinum.aspx
     
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    "identical artistry each year" - looks like the above design will be standard rather than a new design each year.
     
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    Oh nice I want one, if only they came in fractionals as well :/
     
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    Wonder if this is the coin the mint ran the "pick a new animal" poll a few months back for - although at the time it was supposed to be another silver issue.

    What were the mintages of the old Koalas like? Often see the fractionals like 1/2oz around.
     
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    I voted for the platypus! Wonder what the premiums on these are gonna be, and why they decided to not have a changing design each year.
     
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    As much as I like the idea ESP. The PLATypus which is so appropriate... that design is just ugly.

    Looks more like roadkill than a platypus.

    I'd probably swap one of my other platinum coins for it but wouldn't buy it with fresh funds.
     
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    If the design doesnt change, surely reduces its numi premium ?
     
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    That'll make this coin the only Aussie coin which doesn't change design each year.
     
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    Nice design, I like it!
     
  10. Austacker

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    If funds where available I would add one or two to the stack.
     
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    Kilo Kangaroo doesn't change.
     
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    They sure are! I've always loved the platypus, and apart from the nasty spurs that can really cause horrendous pain they are a beautiful animal. But they cannot ever be messed with, or you'll be in a world of pain.

    Sub $1000 platinum crash? Sure, just wait for China's massive debt bubble to go BANG! and we might well see <$1000/oz platinum. Hell, I think we'll probably see <$1000/oz RHODIUM, never mind platinum.
     
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    I thought this might have been an early April Fool's joke after hearing directly from Bron that they wouldn't be doing platinum coins again because there was no interest for them! :)

    If platinum dips below $1700 these would be very appealing...
     
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    These are supposed to be available as of March 1st. Anyone spotted one?
     
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    A real waste imo.

    If only it was palladium.
     
  17. bron suchecki

    bron suchecki Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Those Mint marketing guys keep product releases under tight wraps. Anyway the limitation to 30,000 doesn't really make this a true bullion coin minted to demand. Will be interesting to see how it goes.
     
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    Have them in silver plz............
     
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    yeah a silver one would look nice to match the koala and kookaburra.
     

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