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Rascals & Ratbagswill make its mark in NSW

The Mint will be travelling to Dubbo, Wagga Wagga, Sydney, Parramatta and Wollongong during the second leg of the 2018 Road show. This year’s Roadshow showcases the 2018 Ratbags and Rascals: Australia’s Convict Era Collection.

Our Minties will be stopping in Wagga Wagga on 19 June, Dubbo 21 June, Parramatta 23 June Sydney 25 June and Wollongong on 27 June.

Our team are excited to bring you the opportunity to trade for the latest products, get fresh change and stamp a special coin.

Change to Circulating Coin Sachet Availability

Due to a change in policy, the Royal Australian Mint can no longer offer Circulating Coin Sachets for purchase through our online store or contact centre, effective from July 1, 2018. This change of policy has been made to ensure the Mint’s continued compliance with Australia’s Taxation regulations.

From July 1, sachets of circulating coins will only be available as a Coin Swap (cash only) at our Roadshow, Pop-Up and Coin Swap Events.  We apologise for any inconvenience and encourage our collectors to take advantage of this limited window of availability.

Rascals & Ratbags Roadshow Reveal at the Royal Australian Mint.

Come and celebrate with the Mint this Saturday as we kick off our national tour with the Rascals and Ratbags Roadshow Reveal.

Stamp your own coin with a special ‘Australia’ counterstamp, swap existing coins or cash for freshly minted 2018 standard and commemorative circulating coins and shop for the latest products.

Everyone is welcome to join in the fun, stamp their own coin and explore the Mint.

Date: Saturday 12 May

Time: 10.00am to 4.00pm

Vale Stuart Devlin AO (1931 - 2018)

The Royal Australian Mint honours and pays tribute to Stuart Devlin AO, who passed away peacefully on 12 April 2018 at the age of 86. Devlin is the designer of Australia’s circulating coins and regarded as one of the most creative and influential goldsmith and silversmiths of his time.

As the supplier of Australia’s circulating coinage, the Royal Australian Mint has a longstanding connection to Devlin, who designed Australia’s decimal currency released in 1966.

Rascals and Ratbags Roadshow travels to Melbourne and Tasmania in May

The Royal Australian Mint is hitting the road and bringing the minting experience to towns and cities around Australia on the 2018 Rascals & Ratbags Roadshow.

The first stage of the tour will visit Melbourne, Port Arthur, Hobart, Launceston and Devonport throughout May.

The Mobile Mint Team will be setting up pop-up shops where you can strike an ‘Australia’ counterstamp onto a Rascals & Ratbags $1 coin, swap coins or cash for freshly minted and special circulating coins, plus browse new products from the Mint.

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games 7 Coin Collection

To celebrate the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games the Royal Australian Mint through Woolworths has released three themed coloured $2 coins featuring designs inspired by the Games and the dynamic Gold Coast Landscape. The coins will available from Woolworths supermarkets and metro stores nationwide from 14 March for a 4 week period or while stocks last.

Special Event - Curator Talk

Silver and Gold: unique Australian objects 1850-1910

Join the National Gallery of Australia’s Beatrice Thompson as she shares specialist insights about the rare 19th and 20th century silver and gold objects currently on display at the Royal Australian Mint. Grand and elegant, the objects celebrate excellence in design and silver smithing in colonial Australia. Ticket cost includes curator talk, exhibition viewing and light refreshments.

Date: 6.00pm Wednesday, March 28

Venue: Royal Australian Mint, main gallery

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