Articles by Direct Coins

Articles by Direct Coins

Original Artistry Of A Black Swan Maali By Kevin Bynder
19 May 2022
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Original Artistry Of A Black Swan Maali By Kevin Bynder

This first of its kind 2oz silver antiqued coloured coin features an original coloured painting of a black swan by Kevin Bynder, a proud Whadjuk-Yuet-Ballardong man.

Beneath The Southern Skies Back In 2021 With A Platypus
27 April 2021
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Beneath The Southern Skies Back In 2021 With A Platypus

Issued by the Royal Australian Mint, this beautiful 2021 $1 1oz Silver Investment Coin is the latest release in the Beneath the Southern Skies series.

Iconic Australian Design Inspired By The Commonwealth Coat Of Arms
15 February 2021
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Iconic Australian Design Inspired By The Commonwealth Coat Of Arms

Direct Coins is proud to present the first release in the Royal Australian Mint's new Australia’s Coat of Arms Series.

The Australian Shipwrecks Series Concludes With The Zeewijk
29 January 2021
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The Australian Shipwrecks Series Concludes With The Zeewijk

The fourth and final release in the exceptional Australian Shipwrecks triangular-shaped investment coin series features the Zeewijk.

AC/DC Album Anniversaries Celebrated On Australian Legal Tender
8 October 2020
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AC/DC Album Anniversaries Celebrated On Australian Legal Tender

Over almost five decades it’s been a long way to the top of music charts globally for Australian rock legends AC/DC. To celebrate the milestone anniversaries of six of their album releases, the Royal Australian Mint has issued coloured coin tributes to the vinyls that have electrified generations of music fans.

The Signs Of The Zodiac Detailed In Beautiful Colour
6 October 2020
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The Signs Of The Zodiac Detailed In Beautiful Colour

This spectacular coin features the signs of the zodiac in stunning colour. Struck by The Perth Mint from 5oz of 99.99% pure silver, the design features original artistry of each star sign portrayed within sinuous patterns suggestive of the art nouveau style.

The Seven Sisters Captured By Wajarri-Noongar Artist Christine ‘Jugarnu’ Collard
3 September 2020
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The Seven Sisters Captured By Wajarri-Noongar Artist Christine ‘Jugarnu’ Collard

Wajarri-Noongar artist Christine ‘Jugarnu’ Collard’s artwork Seven Jijas (sisters) is a feature of the coins design. Indigenous Australians were the first astronomers and have long used the stars as maps.

Action-packed design celebrates the 25th James Bond movie, No Time To Die
1 September 2020
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Action-packed design celebrates the 25th James Bond movie, No Time To Die

This coin celebrates the forthcoming 25th James Bond movie, No Time To Die. To be released worldwide in November 2020, the film sees James Bond retired from active service. His peace is short-lived when an old friend from the CIA, turns up asking for help.

The Chinese Dragon Unleashed In Beautiful Colour
4 August 2020
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The Chinese Dragon Unleashed In Beautiful Colour

In Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as a divine mythical creature embodying wealth, power and good fortune. Dragons are frequently depicted in pursuit of a flaming pearl, a metaphor for wisdom and enlightenment.

Banjo Paterson's Most Beloved Poems Captured In Legal Tender
3 August 2020
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Banjo Paterson's Most Beloved Poems Captured In Legal Tender

Three of the most beloved poems by Australian bush balladeer 'Banjo' Paterson are feature in this set of three 2020 50c uncirculated coins: Waltzing Matilda, The Man From Snowy River, and Clancy of the Overflow.