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Woolworths and the Royal Australian Mint release limited edition Olympic and Paralympic coins

2020 Olympic Folder
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Woolworths and the Royal Australian Mint are helping customers show their support for the Australian Olympic and Paralympic teams by releasing a range of $2 limited edition themed coins, available in supermarket registers from tomorrow, 14 July.

Six exclusive and unique $2 coins will be available to collect, with a coin released each week.

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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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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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New Circulating Coin Commemorates Indigenous Military Personnel

2021 $2 'C' Mintmark Coloured Uncirculated Indigenous Services Coin
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Today, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) launched Australia’s newest circulating coin, commemorating the Indigenous men and women who have served in the military.

Launching in Canberra, the coin was unveiled by Aboriginal artist and Kalkadoon woman Chern’ee Sutton and Royal Australian Mint CEO, Leigh Gordon.

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Royal Australian Mint takes flight with new centenary of Air Force collection

2021 Centenary of RAAF Eleven Coin Collection
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Today, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) launched a unique coin collection to commemorate the centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force.

Speaking at the launch of the coins, the Mint’s new CEO Leigh Gordon, AO, CSM, said collaborations like this one with the Royal Australian Air Force continue to help the Mint showcase the important work of Australian organisations. 

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