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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.

Mint drives down memory lane with Holden Heritage classic cars and classic coins


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.

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Royal Australian Mint partners with Australian Paralympics and unveils Coin Program ambassador Kate Doughty


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.

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Thomas Fraser-Holmes leads the charge as Mint unveils official 2016 Australian Olympic Team Coin Program ambassadors

2016 $3000 Gold Proof Coin - 1 kilogram

As Australia’s esteemed athletes compete in qualifiers for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has unveiled Thomas Fraser-Holmes, Melissa Breen and Patty Mills as the ambassadors for the official 2016 Australian Olympic Team Coin Program.

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