Today, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) launched the first coins of a new limited edition commemorative coin series, featuring the mutiny on the HMS Bounty, The Rum Rebellion and The Eureka Stockade at the National Maritime Museum in Sydney.
The 50th Anniversary of the introduction of the copper-nickel dodecagon 50 cent coin is celebrated today with a new limited edition collectible coin set by the Royal Australian Mint. Celebrating not only fifty years but also five different effigies that have featured on the coins since 1969.
Today, the Royal Australian Mint announces a new circulating coloured $2 coin marking the centenary of Repatriation for Australian soldiers and nurses after the First World War.
The United Nation General Assembly’s proclamation that 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages is commemorated with Australia’s newest circulating 50 cent coin. Launching in Adelaide, the coin has been produced by the Royal Australian Mint and developed in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS).
The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) will begin phasing out the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2019. The end of an era for Australian currency, the Ian Rank-Broadley design has been proudly included on the obverse of Australia’s coin currency since 1998, and was the fifth effigy of the Queen to be featured.
New exhibition ‘Mr Squiggle the Man from the Moon: Celebrating 60 years of Mr Squiggle and his creator Norman Hetherington’ opens to the public on Thursday, 28 February at the Royal Australian Mint.
The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is commemorating 60 years of one of Australia's most loved TV characters, Mr Squiggle, with the release of limited edition coins in Woolworths supermarket registers from today.