Who was involved in the Perth Mint?

Perth Mint Swindle

  • The Perth Mint Swindle is the popular name for the robbery of 49 gold bars weighing 68 kilograms (150 pounds; 2,200 troy ounces) from the Perth Mint in Western Australia on 22 June 1982.
  • According to police at the time, three brothers, Ray, Peter and Brian Mickelberg, orchestrated the robbery.

How much is the Kangaroo coin worth?

9999 pure gold, the Kangaroo has a legal tender value of $100 AUS (1 Oz), $50 AUS (1/2 Oz), $25 AUS (1/4 Oz) and $15 AUS (1/10th Oz). The Perth Mint has been producing the Kangaroo gold mint coins since 1989 and mintage quantities tend to be lower than the comparable U.S. or Canadian bullion coins for sale.

Is the Perth Mint reputable?

Is the Perth Mint trustworthy? The Perth Mint is trusted to process more than 90% of Australia’s – and around 10% of the world’s – newly mined gold.

How much is a gold Kangaroo worth?

There are five sizes of Australian Gold Kangaroo coins: 1 kg, 10 oz, 2 oz, 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz and 1/20 oz, and their corresponding face value are A$3000, A$1000, A$200, A$100, A$50, A$25, A$15, and A$5. Those face values are legal; however, the face value of gold kangaroo is not equal to the market value.

How much gold can you buy without reporting in Australia?

If your purchase is $5,000 or less, you may not have to pay the taxes to the ATO, according to their extensive regulations and policies. Also, if you’ve held the gold for over a year and are a resident of Australia, you can apply for a 50% discount — which would substantially cut down your tax amount.

How much are Australian gold coins worth?

All coins are struck using . 9999 pure gold, and the face value for each weight is as follows: 1/25 oz: $4 (AUD) 1/10 oz: $15 (AUD)

How much is my gold coin worth?

The most valuable US gold coins
Coin type Year Value
Liberty head $20 gold double eagle (Paquet reverse) 1861 $1,645,000
Liberty head $10 gold eagle proof (large letters) 1839/8 $1,610,000
Roman Saint-Gaudens $20 gold double eagle proof 1921 $1,495,000

Is Perth Mint government owned?

Owned by the Government of Western Australian and run by Gold Corporation, The Perth Mint operates under a guarantee enshrined in the Gold Corporation Act 1987.

Are Perth Mint coins legal tender?

The Perth Mint manufactures Australian legal tender coins under license from the Australian Federal Treasury. All coin designs are submitted and approved by the Australian Federal Treasury in accordance with the Currency Act 1965.

What is the biggest coin in the world?

The Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin
Record breaking coin The Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin was awarded the title of the ‘largest coin’ by Guinness World Records in 2012. Producing a coin of this size and scale was the ultimate challenge.