Come and be part of history this Wednesday at Federation Square, Melbourne with the Australian Olympic Committee and the Mint! Following the highly-anticipated Flagbearer Announcement ahead of Rio 2016, the Mint will be giving you the opportunity to purchase all three Mob of Boxing Kangaroos designs sharing the stories of our 2016 Australian Olympic Team Coin Program Ambassadors.
Following overwhelming demand, the stunning 2016 $5 Coloured Fine Silver Proof Domed Coin - Northern Sky: Ursa Major has now sold out.
Although these coins are no longer available for purchase via the Mint’s retail channels, we do still have a number of fine silver coins which may appeal. Click here to see the full list.
You can also contact a coin dealer to see if they have any available. Click here.
Want to meet dual Olympic basketball player Patty Mills? Visit Emporium Melbourne this Friday 1 July 2016, for your chance to meet this international basketball sensation before the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
As one of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team Coin Program Ambassadors, Patty will be at Emporium Melbourne between 2.30 pm - 3.30 pm presenting the dynamic new Mob of Boxing Kangaroos coloured coin, which can transform into a medal in an instant!
With any purchase the Mob of Boxing Kangaroos coin for $15 you will be able to meet Patty and get your coin signed!
The Changeover Tour has now visited each state and territory, except one - Western Australia! We have Perth, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie and Albany in our sights and of course we are packing the latest commemorative coins for the trip.
Have you always wanted to go head-to-head with an Olympian? How about head-to-tails? Enter in a knockout game of ‘Heads or Tails’ with your family, friends and other members of the public for your chance to play against the best!
The winner will compete against swimmer Thomas Fraser-Holmes in the ultimate battle of the best out of three to take home bragging rights and the dynamic Mob of Boxing Kangaroos design!
This morning on The Morning Show on Channel 7, two of the Royal Australian Mint Coin Program Ambassadors basketball player Patty Mills and paratriathlete Kate Doughty made an exciting announcement about an upcoming coin program for the Olympics and Paralympics.
To celebrate Rio 2016, Woolworths and the Mint have joined forces to create six Royal Australian Mint commemorative coins. The $2 coins will be available from Woolworths supermarkets nationwide from the 19th July in the lead-up and throughout the Olympic and Paralympic games.
For the first time ever the Royal Australian Mint is venturing into the Northern Territory as part of The Changeover Tour! For two days only the Mint will set up pop-up shops in Darwin bringing the latest commemorative coins up north.
The Mint will be part of the fun at the Mindil Beach Sunset Market on 23 June and in Casuarina Square on 25 June 2016. Visit The Changeover Tour to celebrate 50 years of decimal currency as we travel around Australia.
Kate Doughty – Paratriathlon
With the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games fast approaching we are proud to announce that paratriathlon champion, Kate Doughty will be the official 2016 Australian Paralympic Team Coin Program Ambassador! To celebrate the courage, determination and inspiration shown by the athletes, Kate will join the Mint on the road to Rio to share her story as she prepares to compete for gold.