Treasures of the National Coin Collection
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Visit the Mint on your next school excursion and see where all of Australia's circulating coins are made!
The Royal Australian Mint has teamed up with the Australian National University Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics to officially launch a new product and discuss intriguing questions like: Can humans really survive in space? Is there life elsewhere in our Solar System?
These are just two of the questions that will be explored in a fascinating night of space exploration.
Life in Space! Understanding and exploring our universe – a Talk and Coin series
The event will feature four engaging talks from the following scientists:
To celebrate the recent release of the Ford Australian Classic Coin Collection, the Mint will have a pop-up shop at the Capital All Ford Day car show on Sunday 15 October at the Queanbeyan Showgrounds NSW.
The future of coinage will be a hot topic in Canberra this week with key representatives from Central Banks and financial departments of nine Pacific Island nations attending a coinage seminar organised by the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint).
The Mint is all aboard and heading south to Murray Bridge, Port Augusta, and Adelaide – via Deniliquin, Mildura, and Wagga Wagga during October. The Mint’s Trans-Australian Tour celebrates one hundred years since the establishment of the Trans-Australian Railway.
Go full steam ahead to visit our pop-up shop for your ticket to trade. You can:
Trade your cash for a $10 pack of the 2017 $1 Circulating Coin – 100 Years of Anzac: The Spirit Lives, the 2017 $2 Coloured Circulating Coin - Lest We Forget, and the 2017 50c Circulating Coin – Pride and Passion
During Floriade we are introducing a new way to experience our public galleries. In the place of public tours, from 16 September to 15 October 2017 between 10.00am and 4.00pm, our lovely guides will be stationed at key areas ready and waiting to tell you all the fantastic stories of coins in Australia and how we mint approximately 250 million coins each year.
You can also design and colour-in your own coin, create a possum mask, and check out our robots! If you’re lucky, one of them just might dance for you.