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Worth the wait for stunning bi-metal coin

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This remarkable coin from the Wedge-tailed Eagle program is the first Australian bi-metal coin to be released by The Perth Mint in more than a decade. Showing samples being struck for test purposes, the clip demonstrates how two precious metal blanks in the form of a ring and a centrepiece are effectively bonded together during [...]

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Classic bi-metal coins lay foundation for exceptional new release

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The Perth Mint will soon be offering collectors an Australian bi-metal coin for the first time since 2003. Below we reveal that the bi-metallic coin is a surprisingly ancient concept and take a nostalgic look back at some of our classic releases incorporating both gold and silver. Bi-metallic coins consist of two distinct metals or [...]

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