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Making the Change at Enlighten

If you would like a remarkable souvenir of your Enlighten experience, visit the mobile Mint at Australian Parliament House - and make your very own change! The Mint is offering you the chance to counterstamp your own uncirculated 50th anniversary of decimal currency dollar coin, with a special 'C' for Canberra. As a special treat to celebrate this anniversary, this counterstamp will be struck onto the obverse side of a coin, for the first time in Mint history!


Mint Open Day to celebrate 50 years of decimal currency!

In 1966 Australians made change... in more ways than one. Fifty years on the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) wants to celebrate decimal currency's golden anniversary with you! On Saturday 13 February 2016 the Mint will open its doors, inviting all members of the public to learn about the journey of coins in a rare opportunity to explore the factory floor and much more.


First coin sees first sovereign reappear in the New Year

With some fans queuing overnight, coin collectors and Canberra public today joined the iconic Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) New Year's celebrations seeing one lucky collector strike the first coin worldwide in 2016.


Northern Sky - Cassiopeia coin has now sold out

Following overwhelming demand, the stunning 2016 $5 Coloured Fine Silver Proof Domed Coin - Northern Sky: Cassiopeia has now sold out. Proving popular with collectors, this coin featured a stunning design and superb craftsmanship while paying tribute to an awe-inspiring northern sky constellation.


New Year's Events - Opportunity strikes again

The Royal Australian Mint's highly-anticipated traditions will continue this year, welcoming in the New Year by giving lucky collectors the chance to strike the last coin of 2015 and the first of 2016.


Royal Australian Mint Fine Jewellery Collection microsite is now live!

We are excited to announce that the Royal Australian Mint Fine Jewellery Collection microsite is now live! Inspired by over 50 years of the Mint's much-loved coin creations, the wide range of on-trend necklaces, rings, cufflinks and much more can now be viewed in detail online.


The 2016 Alphabet Collection is here!

Celebrating a new arrival for 2016, birthday or special treat is as easy as ABC with the newly-released 2016 Alphabet Collection. From individual coins to entire sets, this collection is sure to have something for everyone.


Mint Legends Loyalty Program

Want to become a Mint Legends member and be rewarded for shopping with us for no extra cost? Express your interest on our Contact the Mint page by clicking here.


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Saturday, Sunday and public holidays
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Free Public Tours
Monday to Friday
10am and 2pm

Saturday and Sunday
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Only the factory walkthough tour will be available at the Mint's Open Day

The Mint is closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday. Admission is free.

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View the Mint Issue 108 Booklet

Mint Issue 108 Available Online

The new Mint Issue 108 catalogue is now available for online viewing and download. A fantastic range of new products!

Valour, Courage, Bravery

Valour, Courage, Bravery.

Visit the Mint to see Valour, Courage, Bravery, where all Australian Bravery Decorations are displayed together for the first time.

Original foyer display at the Mint, 1960s.

Making a Mint

We want you to get involved in our 50th anniversary celebrations in 2015!

Official Anzac Centenary Coin Program

Official Anzac Centenary Coin Program

Learn more about the Royal Australian Mint's Official Anzac Centenary Coin Program and see the coins already released as part of the 2014-18 Centenary of Anzac commemorations.