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Credit: CoinNews

Hohoho! Santa Claus is coming to town. Christmas Day is coming soon!

This 2014 “Season’s Greetings” Christmas coin from Perth Mint of Australia released incorporates an “augmented reality” feature which allows the coin to be transformed into a multimedia portrayal of Santa Claus via your smartphones or tablets.

The multimedia portrayal can be experienced using the free DAQRI application. But first, a user must download the free DAQRI application from the iTunes App Store or Google Play. With DAQRI application, users are able to watch the story of Christmas come alive on the coin, the experiences of delightful imagery as well as sound effect of Santa delivering the Christmas coin by holding their device’s camera over the reverse of the coin.

Credit: Perth Mint

Credit: Perth Mint

The 2014 50c Christmas Silver Proof Coin from Perth Mint of Australia with a Christmas-themed coin “augmented reality” feature. This video demonstrates how the “augmented reality” feature appeared on the Christmas coin using via smartphones or tablets.

Availability

DAQRI application available on iTunes App Store and Google Play.

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Packaging and Ordering

Credit: Perth Mint

Credit: Perth Mint

Each coin reach at place encapsulated, housed in a display case and set within a custom-designed Christmas-themed shipper that accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. All the instructions are included in the packaging.

The 2014 50c Christmas Silver Proof Coin may be ordered from the Perth Mint of Australia. For more info, please visit Perth Mint product page.  No more than 5,000 of the 2014 Christmas 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coins will be released.

What do you think?

Feel free to share your views and thoughts about this Christmas-themed coin from Perth Mint of Australia. Happy December Everyone!!!

Credit: PerthMint.com.au