With the toss of a coin to start the Australia v South Africa test match in Adelaide today, it is only fitting that the coin commemorates the ‘voice of cricket’ Richie Benaud, who played his last test cricket match against the South Africans back in 1964.
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).
The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) proudly received three awards at the Canberra Region Tourism Awards on Friday night recognising the exemplary education and visitor experience at one of Canberra’s most iconic tourist attractions.
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.
In celebration of 160 years of the Australian icon Holden, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is taking the wheel to officially launch the Holden Heritage Coin Collection, bringing together eleven classic Holden cars featured on the newest special colour printed collectible coins.
Ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has released a special commemorative collectible coin to remember those soldiers who fought and died during the battle.
To celebrate Rio 2016, Woolworths and the Royal Australian Mint have launched a series of limited edition Australian Olympic and Paralympic $2 coins, and the only way to strike gold is by shopping at Woolies.
With less than 100 days to go until the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has announced that it has partnered with the Australian Paralympic Committee to support the team heading to Rio and help create awareness among the general public.
To help share the paralympic dream, the Mint has also unveiled its ambassador – paratriathlon champion Kate Doughty.