It’s Mint to Be - The Mint wins at the Canberra Region Tourism Awards

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.

November Release Update

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

Upcoming Releases November 2022

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

Ready for our New Releases?


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.


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Change of Sovereign - FAQs


Q. Who will be on Australia’s new coins?

A. The obverse of Australian coins are struck with an image of the reigning Sovereign.

Q. When will a new effigy appear on our coins?

A. Arrangements for the King Charles III effigy are still being finalised by the Australian Government.  

Q. What is the process for changing the effigy used on coins for a new Sovereign?


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