His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (retd), the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, today reflected upon 50 years of decimal currency at the launch of the new book by award-winning author Mr Peter Rees, Inside the Vault: The history and art of Australian coinage.
The 14th of February marks the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the decimal currency - the move from pounds, shilling and pence to dollars and cents.
The Assistant Minister to the Treasurer the Hon Alex Hawke MP has announced that history will be made this year by the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) with a special release of the entire suite of Australia’s circulating coins to feature commemorative designs recognising the 50th anniversary of decimal currency.
The internationally adored Buddy Bear figure has become eternalised as a privy mark on the exclusive 2016 World Money Fair (WMF) coin by the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint).
With some fans queuing overnight, coin collectors and Canberra public today joined the iconic Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) New Year’s celebrations seeing one lucky collector strike the first coin worldwide in 2016.
In the lead-up to Remembrance Day, Australia’s newest coloured circulating coin marks one hundred years since the unforgettable poem In Flanders Fields was first heard.
The Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) will be visiting Sydney in the lead up to the 2015 NRL Telstra Premiership Season Grand Final to get fans game ready with the ultimate finals day souvenir.
As we approach the highly-anticipated Grand Final for the 2015 AFL Telstra Premiership Season, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) is heading to Foxtel Footy Festival to bring fans the ultimate game day souvenir.
Only moments away from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II reaching a Royal Record, the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has released a selection of beautifully designed collectible coins to commemorate the occasion.