With his lush moustache and penchant for Akubra-style hats, Henry Lawson, who died in 1922 at the age of 55, certainly looked like a hipster. The famous balladeer, writer and poet had much in common with today’s bohemians.
The Mint’s Call Centre will be closed on Wednesday 30 November from 1.30pm until 3.00pm to allow for staff training.
To place orders during this time please visit: https://eshop.ramint.gov.au
The 2022 Canberra Region Tourism Awards took place on Friday 25 November 2022 at the Parliament House. This special gala ceremony brings together the tourism excellence that Canberra has to offer.
The Royal Australian Mint was honoured to take home the Cultural Tourism Award and the People’s Choice Award for Favourite Attraction.
In the past year we've seen 257,531 visitors to the Mint including 43,723 students.
We’re pleased to announce that on Thursday December 1 at 8.30am AEDT the Mint’s eShop allocations of the following products will be available to purchase online. Thank you all for your patience.
•2022 $1 Uncirculated Coin - Centenary of The Smith Family*
•2022 $5 Coloured Fine Silver Proof Domed Coin - Daintree Rainforest*
•2022 $100 Coloured Gold Proof Domed Coin - Daintree Rainforest
•2023 Six-Coin Proof Year Set – Centenary of Vegemite
•2023 Six-Coin Uncirculated Year Set – Centenary of Vegemite
Due to extreme weather, the Mint is currently experiencing a power outage. To conserve power for essential building services, the Mint will soon close to Visitors and the Call Centre will be taken offline.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and look forward to reopening to the public tomorrow.
Voting is open for the OutInCanberra People's Choice Awards! If you've enjoyed a visit to the Mint this year, we'd love your vote for best event or attraction by selecting ‘Royal Australian Mint’ as your favourite event or attraction. You could go in the running to win one of ten $100 dining experiences courtesy of OutInCanberra.
Vote now: https://bit.ly/VoteMint
Set a reminder in your phone, get out your calendar, pop up a post-it note or ask friend to remind you of these exciting new releases available in November 2022
Thursday 3 November 2022
2022 $2 'C' Mintmark Coloured Uncirculated Coin - Remembrance Day - RRP $15**
2022 $1 Uncirculated Coin - Centenary of the Smith Family - RRP $15
2022 $5 Coloured Fine Silver Proof Domed Coin - Beauty, Rich & Rare Series - Daintree Rainforest - RRP $140
On the first Thursday of each month, the Royal Australian Mint releases new collectable coins.
Please be aware during release days we have a queue system and a time limit of 15 minutes to complete your purchase.
Here are a few useful tips to be ready and have a smooth purchasing experience.