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The 7th Annual Escape to Australia Sweepstakes

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- APMEX, Inc. announced today they are awarding an exclusive trip to the world-renowned Perth Mint to one lucky winner. The trip, valued at more than $5,850 USD, will include round-trip airfare and accommodations for seven nights for the winner and one guest.



The VIP tour of The Perth Mint offers private access to behind-the-scenes production that any Precious Metals enthusiast can enjoy. Transportation to and from the airport, as well as to and from The Perth Mint, where the winner can view the largest and most valuable Gold coin in the world (31" wide, 4.7" deep and worth more than $50 million), is included.

In addition to a VIP tour of The Perth Mint, the winner will receive $1,000 USD to spend exploring Perth and the surrounding areas. Popular destinations include the Perth Cultural Centre, Fremantle, Swan River, coastal drives and Kings Park, one of the world's largest inner-city parks. If desired, the winner can use a tiny percentage ($17) to engrave a personalized medallion at The Perth Mint to commemorate the sure-to-be amazing trip.

"APMEX is excited to continue this annual sweepstakes with The Perth Mint. As one of the most recognizable mints on the planet, The Perth Mint VIP tour is an incredible opportunity," APMEX Vice President of Merchandising Andrew Martineau said. "With an historical focus on Gold, The Perth Mint has expanded to producing beautiful, Silver numismatic pieces. Seeing the Deadly & Dangerous Series minted or the Gold-dusted walls of the melting house will undoubtedly be a captivating experience."

Beginning September 21, 2015 and running through October 19, 2015, the purchase of any eligible Perth Mint product will automatically enter the purchaser in the APMEX & Perth Mint Escape to Australia Sweepstakes. Those wishing to enter the contest without purchase may do so by filling out the online entry form, located in the official contest rules. Full details of this contest are also listed in the official rules. The winner will be notified the week of October 26, 2015. The trip is to be taken before December 18, 2016.

The contest is open to U.S. residents, age 21 years or older at time of entry. For a full list of rules and more details about the Escape to Australia Sweepstakes, visit http://www.apmex.com/escapetoaustralia.

About APMEX, Inc.

For more than 15 years, APMEX has been one of the nation's largest Precious Metals e-retailers. Boasting over $6.5 billion in transactions, APMEX was recently ranked the #1 Specialty E-Retailer and #46 out of 500 e-retailers by Internet Retailer Magazine. APMEX has the largest selection of bullion and numismatic items provided by a retailer, boasting more than 10,000 products. Product offerings include all U.S. Mint bullion such as Gold, Silver and Platinum American Eagle coins. APMEX also sells products from leading mints around the world including The Royal Mint, Perth Mint, Royal Canadian Mint and many others. APMEX is a member of the American Numismatic Association, the International Precious Metals Institute and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets. For additional information, visit www.APMEX.com or call (800) 375-9006.

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CONTACT: Cashlie White Cashlie.White@APMEX.com 405-595-2164

Source: American Precious Metal Exchange (APMEX)