The Royal Australian Mint would like to wish everyone a happy holiday period and ensure that anyone visiting the Mint during this time is aware of the changes to free public tour times and opening hours. Please keep in mind that the factory will not be in production from Christmas Day and will reopen on Monday 4 January 2016.
As one of Canberra's iconic landmarks, the Royal Australian Mint was highly commended in the Tourist Attraction category last night at the annual Canberra Region Tourism Awards.
Showcasing the variety of the best tourist attractions in the region, the Canberra Region Tourism Awards encourage and promote excellence in visitor experiences.
With over 250 000 visitors a year, of which 50 000 are school students, visiting the Mint in the last financial year, the experience is deemed fun and educational, suitable for the whole family.
Following overwhelming demand, the stunning 2016 $5 Coloured Fine Silver Proof Domed Coin - Northern Sky: Cassiopeia has now sold out. Proving popular with collectors, this coin featured a stunning design and superb craftsmanship while paying tribute to an awe-inspiring northern sky constellation.
The Royal Australian Mint's highly-anticipated traditions will continue this year, welcoming in the New Year by giving lucky collectors the chance to strike the last coin of 2015 and the first of 2016.
We are excited to announce that the Royal Australian Mint Fine Jewellery Collection microsite is now live! Inspired by over 50 years of the Mint's much-loved coin creations, the wide range of on-trend necklaces, rings, cufflinks and much more can now be viewed in detail online.
Explore the contemporary and traditional themes of Eternity, Genealogy and the Natural World throughout the collection in the new easy-to-shop website.
As the season for giving approaches, the Royal Australian Mint would like to highlight some of our Christmas themed products, our seldom seen collections and our stocking fillers - great ideas for all your gifting needs.
In order to tailor the Mint's website experience to your needs, a short survey will be conducted online. From today, after five clicks anywhere on our website you will receive a pop up box requesting feedback. Any comments that you may have are greatly appreciated.
If you do not wish to comment, click anywhere outside the pop-up box and you can continue browsing. This survey will be present for a limited time only.
If you cannot view the survey and you would still like to contribute, please find a Feedback survey button on the homepage.
Celebrating a new arrival for 2016, birthday or special treat is as easy as ABC with the newly-released 2016 Alphabet Collection. From individual coins to entire sets, this collection is sure to have something for everyone.