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Visit the Mint on your next school excursion and see where all of Australia's circulating coins are made!

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Recent News

Centenary of Australia’s favourite boy, Ginger Meggs, celebrated in new exhibition

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The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is marking a century of Australia’s most iconic comic strip, Ginger Meggs, with a brand new exhibition.

Leigh Gordon, the CEO of the Royal Australian Mint said “Since first appearing in the Sun Herald in 1921, Ginger Meggs has been brought into the lives of millions of families across Australia and around the world.

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Feature as one of Ginger’s Mates in Australia’s longest running comic strip, Ginger Meggs

2021 $1 Coloured Uncirculated Ginger Meggs Coin
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The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is marking a century of Australia’s most iconic comic strip, Ginger Meggs, with the release of two limited edition coloured coin sets.

To celebrate the release, the Mint is offering a lucky Australian the once in a lifetime opportunity to be drawn into a Ginger Meggs comic strip.

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Ever wanted to be mates with Ginger Meggs? Now’s your chance!

To celebrate 100 years of Australia’s favourite red-headed larrikin, any Australian who purchases a Ginger Meggs coin could be in the running to cameo as a character in an upcoming Ginger Meggs comic strip!

How to enter:
1. Purchase a Ginger Meggs coin from either the Royal Australian Mint, Authorised Distributor or Australia Post (keep your receipt, you’ll need this later)
2. Post three words that you’d use to describe yourself in the comments of the competition post on our Facebook page

Royal Australian Mint delivers new eco-friendly product packaging

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The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is taking steps to improve its environmental footprint by introducing sustainable product packaging.

Ahead of World Environment Day on 5 June, the Mint announced the move to an industry-first sustainable pulp packaging solution for the Mint’s numismatic product range.

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Freshly minted designs