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!
We are delighted to re-launch our free public tours at the Royal Australian Mint from Monday 28 September 2020
As the safety of staff and visitors is our primary concern, additional measures will be in place to ensure these tours are held in a safe manner and are in compliance with current COVID-19 restrictions.
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Ross MacDiarmid, Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint), today announced that after ten years at the helm he will be leaving the Mint on 4 December 2020.
To mark the second sign of the Chinese lunar zodiac, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has released a Year of the Ox coin collection featuring highly sought after collectable coins.
Royal Australian Mint CEO – Mr. Ross MacDiarmid said “These coins have been intricately designed to capture the relevance of the Lunar New Year and serve as a beautiful tribute in 2021.”
In 2019, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) released its first ever Christmas decoration coin with great success. In 2020 the Mint is excited to ring-in the festive season with a second beautiful Christmas decoration coin, inspired by Australia’s official floral emblem – golden wattle.
The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has launched the second limited edition commemorative coin in the Star Dreaming series which illustrates important Indigenous Australian Astrological stories.
Royal Australian Mint CEO – Mr Ross MacDiarmid said “The release of these special coins ensure Australians have access to important stories from Australia’s Indigenous history”.