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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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New Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Australian Mint

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The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) today announced the appointment of Mr Leigh Gordon AO, CSM as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Speaking on his new position at the Mint, Mr Gordon noted his enthusiasm for this new role.

“I am excited to be joining a well-recognised National Cultural attraction and innovative manufacturing enterprise."

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Centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force celebrated on first coin of 2021

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To welcome in the New Year, the Royal Australian Mint has unveiled the new theme for the 2021 Gallery Press and Mintmark Suite coins.

The highly anticipated theme – Centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force – will be featured on the coins pressed on the Mint’s public gallery press throughout the year. 

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Proceeds from sale of new Royal Australian Mint coin to be given to Australia’s firefighters

Brave - Australia's Firefighters 2020 $2 'C' Mintmark Coloured Uncirculated Coin
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Twelve months on from the devastating bushfires that swept the nation, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) launched a coloured $2 commemorative coin honouring Australia’s Firefighters, following the release of a circulating coin of the same design.

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Royal Australian Mint gears up to celebrate 60 years of Supercars at Bathurst 1000

2020 50c uncirculated supercars commemorative Coin
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To mark the 60th year of the Supercars Championship, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is launching a coin collection that showcases eight of Australia’s most celebrated race cars.

The 60 Years of Australian Touring Car Champions collection features the classic cars of racing legends including Norm Beechey, Jim Richards and Dick Johnson among others.

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