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Hundreds of Aussies try their luck to make international history and strike the first coin for 2023

Creatures of the Deep - 2023 $1 'C' Mintmark Uncirculated Coin
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One lucky coin enthusiast was able to make history at the Royal Australian Mint today, pressing and taking home the first coin for 2023, not only in Australia, but around the world.

The Royal Australian Mint CEO Leigh Gordon welcomed back keen coin collectors for the first time since the start of the COVID pandemic.

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Royal Australian Mint Releases Limited Edition Coins to Celebrate AC/DC’s 45th Anniversary of Let There Be Rock That Will Have Fans Doing The ‘Bad Boy Boogie’

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This year officially marks the 45th anniversary of AC/DC’s five times Platinum selling studio album, Let There Be Rock. To celebrate this momentous milestone in music history, the Royal Australian Mint (The Mint) is releasing the second coin set in their AC/DC collection trilogy.

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Royal Australian Mint marks 90 years of the ABC with two commemorative coins

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The Royal Australian Mint will release a commemorative $1 coin and a 20-cent piece tomorrow to mark 90 years of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

The collector coins feature iconic programs and characters that have defined the ABC since it first went to air on 1 July 1932.

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The world’s first Donation Dollar continuing to remind Aussies to give during this national time of need

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With $6 million coins currently in circulation, The Royal Australian Mint is urging Aussies to check their change, pockets, and coin jars to find a Donation Dollar and donate.

International Day of Charity (September 5th), marks the two-year anniversary since the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) released the world’s first Donation Dollar: a one-dollar coin designed to be donated.

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Mothball the wombat immortalised on colourful coin

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A 20c coin featuring Mothball, the naughtiest wombat in Australia, has been released by the Royal Australian Mint to mark the 20th anniversary of the delightful children’s book Diary of a Wombat.

In a scene inspired by the illustrations of the book, the adorable wombat, with a carrot in her mouth, takes centre stage on the coin.

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