The 2014 Perth Mint Gold Bullion Coins are made from 99.99% pure gold, and range in sizes of 1/20 ounces to 10 kilograms. The two main designs from the Perth Mint in 2014 are the Gold Lunar
Year of the Horse and the Australian Gold Kangaroo coins. The reverse of these gold coins depicts a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. The reverse of these Perth Mint Gold Bullion Coins depict one of Australia's iconic animals and a new Lunar Year of the Horse design for 2014.
The Perth Mint was established in 1889, during the Western Australian gold rush. The discovered gold was turned into sovereigns (bars, coins, medallions) for the British Empire. In 1986, the Government of Western Australia began to issue gold, silver, and platinum as legal tender. The Perth Mint is internationally recognized as Australia's reputable precious metals mint. It is also Australia's main manufacturer of legal tender bullion gold coins.