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The Voice of Cricket returns to the pitch ahead of the Sydney Test Match


An iconic name in cricketing history, and now commemorated on a special collectible 50 cent coin, Richie Benaud will be remembered ahead of the Australia v Pakistan test at the Sydney Cricket Ground, with Daphne Benaud, widow of the late cricket great, present on field during the coin toss.

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The art in your pocket: Devlin’s designs to be explored in new exhibition at the Mint


For the first time the masterly work of Stuart Devlin AO, the designer of Australia’s much-loved decimal coins and internationally renowned silversmith, goldsmith and jeweller, will be showcased to the public in an exhibition entitled The Designer with the Midas Touch at the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint).

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Dutch-Australian histories highlighted 400 years on with coin remembering Dirk Hartog and his crew


To mark 400 years since Dutch East India Company (VOC) Captain Dirk Hartog and the crew of the Eendracht landed on the West Australian coast, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has released a special commemorative coin featuring the original text inscribed on the pewter plate that noted their arrival, as well as its translation to English.


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