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Celebrate the christening of Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte with this stunning piece.

Special coin shines spotlight on a century of lighthouses

Ahead of this century's largest reunion of past and present Australian lighthouse personnel and in celebration of 100 years of the Australian Government managing aids to navigation, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) will unveil two shining collectible coins as tribute today


A silver keepsake to mark the Royal Christening

With the world's focus on the christening of Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) extends congratulations for this special day with a charming collectible coin.


Royal Australian Mint Fine Jewellery Collection

The Royal Australian Mint Fine Jewellery Collection is inspired by the much-loved coin creations that the Mint has produced over the last 50 years, exploring themes both contemporary and timeless - Eternity, Genealogy and the Natural World.


Advertisement to purchase a Mint souvenir

The Mint recently placed advertisements focusing on the 50th anniversary, inviting everyone to join the celebrations by visiting us. If you cannot make it to the Mint, we invite you to purchase a souvenir and quote the relevant passcode to receive free postage. This does not imply a free souvenir.


The Mint set for greener energy

The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is one step closer to further improving sustainability and adopting a greener approach to coin production with the appointment of Origin Energy to install and manage one of the ACT's largest rooftop solar energy systems.


Magna Carta captured on antique rectangular coin for its 800th anniversary

To mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, in a Royal Australian Mint first, a meaningful section of the Great Charter has been etched forever onto a unique rectangular collectible fine silver coin and launched today at Australian Parliament House's official Magna Carta celebrations.


Winter Warm-Up Sale

The Royal Australian Mint will be hosting a once-off Winter Warm-Up Sale here at the Mint in Canberra this Thursday 18 June. Come out from the cold between 5.30 pm - 7.30 pm and take advantage of sales on selected items, including some special surprises from the Mint's Vault.


Battles of Greece and Crete commemorated in enduring pieces

As the 74th anniversary of the Battle of Mainland Greece and Crete nears, the Royal Australian Mint has released two exquisitely designed collectable coins, announced at the commemorative wreath-laying ceremony today at the Australian Hellenic Memorial.


Mint not at ANDA this year

At this stage there are no plans for the Mint to attend ANDA Shows this year. However, to continue to support ANDA, a show special will be available to purchase from the ANDA stand at the show in Brisbane, the 2015 $1 B for Brisbane Privy Mark Uncirculated Coin Mob of Roos.


Celebrate the birth of the second Royal Baby

To commemorate the birth of the newborn baby and second child to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Catherine, the Royal Australian Mint will soon release two beautifully designed coins; a stunning 99.9% fine silver piece and a coin with an uncirculated finish in cupro nickel.


Information about the 2015 $2 Coloured Circulating Coin

On Sunday 19 April 2015, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer announced the release of a new circulating coin for Australia. This announcement was made to inform the public of a new circulating coin and its commemorative purpose to mark the Anzac Centenary. The coin release has generated a lot of interest and queries about the coin release. Find more information about the coin release here


Symbolic red on new circulating coin marks Centenary of the Gallipoli Landing

Just ahead of Anzac Day 2015, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, the Honourable Kelly O'Dwyer MP, announced that Australia's newest coloured circulating coin will remember the Anzacs and enter public circulation from Monday 20 April. This circulating coin will be released as part of the Royal Australian Mint's Official Anzac Centenary Coin Program.


Mint offers up production pieces to the public

The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is giving collectors the rare opportunity to secure themselves production standard coins used during the manufacturing process. An auction of these items will be held by Downies Australian Coin Auctions from 26 to 28 May at Box Hill Town Hall in Melbourne.


Australia mints world history with new circulating coin for Cook Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu

History was made today with three Pacific Island nations marking the introduction of their own brand new circulating coins at the official coin striking ceremony at the Royal Australian Mint.


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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Australian lighthouses

Celebrate those who devoted their lives to manning and maintaining lighthouses in Australia and their contribution to a century of aids to navigation.

Mint Issue 105 Available Online

View the Mint Issue 105 Booklet

The new Mint Issue 105 catalogue is now available for online viewing and download. A fantastic range of new products!

Making a Mint

Original foyer display at the Mint, 1960s.

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.