APMEX in Partnership with the Perth Mint launches the "Escape to Australia" Contest

Sep 05, 2012 (06:09 PM EDT)

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One lucky customer of APMEX, Inc. — one of the largest online retailers of Gold, Silver and other Precious Metals — will be going to Australia. APMEX, in partnership with the world renowned Perth Mint, today announced the launch of the "Escape to Australia" contest. The big prize includes two round trip tickets to Perth, Australia, seven nights' accommodations, $1,000 AUD in spending money and a VIP tour of the Perth Mint.


Customers are automatically entered to win when they purchase $250 USD of 2013 dated products from the Perth Mint through the APMEX website, between now and Oct. 5, 2012 pre-orders of the newest items from the Perth Mint, including the 2013 Silver Kookaburra and the Gold and Silver Year of the Snake coins, qualify as purchases for the contest. Click here to learn more

The Silver Kookaburra will be the first of only three Silver bullion coins that the Perth Mint will issue with a 2013 date. 2013 also marks the Year of the Snake, and as always, the Perth Mint will issue Gold and Silver 2013 coins to commemorate the year as part of its popular Lunar Series II. These beautiful snake designs were created specifically for these Year of the Snake coins. The snake is believed to be a symbol of charm, grace, independence and intelligence. People born in the years of the snake's influence are said to embody these characteristics.

While purchases automatically earn entries, no purchase is required to enter. In lieu of purchasing products, customers may send APMEX, Inc. a 3" x 5" notecard with their name, mailing address, phone number and valid email address. All entries must be received no later than Oct. 5, 2012. Details can be found here . The winner will be randomly selected the week of Oct. 8-12, 2012, from among all eligible entries received and will be notified no later than Oct. 19, 2012.

Paul Montgomery, executive vice president of APMEX, Inc., said, "We have had a long standing relationship with the Perth Mint, and their products are extremely popular with our customers who value design and quality. This contest will give the winner a great opportunity to experience firsthand the rich history and culture of the Perth Mint."

About APMEX, Inc.

APMEX, Inc., one of the largest online retailers of Gold, Silver and other Precious Metals products, offers one of the world's largest retail selections including all U.S. Mint bullion such as Gold, Silver and Platinum American Eagle coins. APMEX also sells all types of Royal Canadian Mint products including Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium Maple Leaf coins as well as South African Gold Krugerrand coins. APMEX is also a member of the American Numismatic Association, the International Precious Metals Institute and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets. For additional information, visit or call (800) 375-9006.

Media Contact: Thomas Randon APMEX Inc., (405) 595-2100, ext. 373,

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