Exactly thirty years ago, Australia’s two dollar note was retired and the two dollar coin was born. Today (20 June 2018) the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) celebrates the two dollar coin’s thirtieth birthday, looking back at designs and themes the coin has marked over three decades.
One of the most enduring series in Australian numismatic history is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018. The popular Kangaroo Series, produced by the Royal Australian Mint, has featured artistic depictions of Australia’s iconic kangaroo since 1993.
The Government today announced that Australia will adopt a new effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on all circulating and collector coins.
The new effigy of The Queen will be only the sixth to feature on Australia’s coins since Her Majesty’s accession to the throne in 1952.
The iconic eternal flame at the Australian War Memorial will now circulate in currency with coloured $2 coins released by the Royal Australian Mint ahead of Anzac Day.
General Sir John Monash’s legacy as a scholar, engineer, solider and nation builder was today recognised by Hon. Michael Sukkar MP with the release of two unique commemorative coins produced by the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint).
Early this morning over one hundred people eagerly awaited to see who would be the lucky individual to strike the first coin worldwide in 2018 at the annual Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) New Year’s celebrations.
To commemorate the momentous occasion of the Royal 70th wedding anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, two special collectible coins have been released by the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint).
The 25th anniversary of International Day of People with Disability was celebrated today with the release of a commemorative 20 cent coin and prepaid envelope welcomed by the Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack and Assistant Minister for Social Services Jane Prentice.